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Tire Spacers

So I was looking to give my ride a wider stance, possibly lifted when more money comes in. I had a couple questions, are spacers safe? and any brands to go with?

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Re: Tire Spacers

Spacers are safe as long as you install them properly and follow the torque settings. Also when you rotate your tires you should check the torque on the spacers. I recommend lug centric and hub centric spacers. I have the spidertrax 1.5 inch spacers and they are working out great.
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Re: Tire Spacers

Lots of guys running them without issue. Spidertrax seems to be the most popular however i purchased a set of off-brand from ebay. Most important aspect is the hubcentric feature (holds the spacer perfectly center on the wheel hub). I haven't had any issues but you must use some kind of thread locker on the bolts.
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Yea, I was gonna go with Loc-tite, thanks for the feedback guys.
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Yea, I was gonna go with Loc-tite, thanks for the feedback guys.
get Blue Loctite and your all set!
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Lots of guys running them without issue. Spidertrax seems to be the most popular however i purchased a set of off-brand from ebay. Most important aspect is the hubcentric feature (holds the spacer perfectly center on the wheel hub). I haven't had any issues but you must use some kind of thread locker on the bolts.
I got mine from ebay as well... CJBargins is the guy you want.

Have mine for over a year now, love them! Just ALWAYS make sure you use a torque wrench when you re-install your wheels... 90ft/lbs.
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I got mine from ebay as well... CJBargins is the guy you want.

Have mine for over a year now, love them! Just ALWAYS make sure you use a torque wrench when you re-install your wheels... 90ft/lbs.
Same place I got mine from. No complaints from me either.
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Re: Tire Spacers

Do spacers cause more kick up of road grime/dirt/rocks/etc. onto the side of the jeep?
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Do spacers cause more kick up of road grime/dirt/rocks/etc. onto the side of the jeep?
not that i have noticed. Its more about the width tires you go with. I have 265's on now and hardly get anything "extra" on the sides kickin up.
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