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Old 07-19-2012, 09:18 PM
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

Hmm. Still makes me a bit sketchy to buy the RC spacers. Sounds like spidertrax may be the way to go eventually. I just don't feel quite as confident in them after some of the posts I've seen here and over on JF.
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

Don't let them over-torque the nuts with an impact gun. If they do, immediately go home, loosen, & torque to spec (90 ft/lbs) tires off the ground. They are aluminum & can be split or cracked. Inspect them at least once a year.
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

Good to know. Thanks for the advice. Guess I now have a decision to make. Leaning towards spidertrax.
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

What does "hub centric" and "wheel centric" mean? From the pics I noticed a raised shoulder on the outside of the spidertrax and an indented cavity on the inside. I assume the weight of the wheel rides on the outside shoulder and the hub takes the weight inside the cavity. So there is much less stress on the bolts. Am I getting this right?
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

IMHO its not even a question. Spidertrax all the way. I wouldn't use any other wheel spacer. I ran them for about 5 years on WK without any problems.
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

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What does "hub centric" and "wheel centric" mean? From the pics I noticed a raised shoulder on the outside of the spidertrax and an indented cavity on the inside. I assume the weight of the wheel rides on the outside shoulder and the hub takes the weight inside the cavity. So there is much less stress on the bolts. Am I getting this right?
Precision fit & balance, to eliminate the possibility of any wobbles. Weight distribution would also be a benefit... never thought about that.
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Old 07-27-2012, 12:23 PM
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Re: Rough Country vs Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

Thanks Lucas. Sounds like Spidertrax is the way to go lol. Read some other info about them elsewhere and I definitely think I will be going with them. Now just to drop the cash. Haha.
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