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Old 01-21-2012, 06:52 AM
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Not to dis' your cousin, but 'regularly checked' is often overlooked for lugnuts. My old XJ was notorious for having them come loose. And that was with factory equipment. More than once someone would flag me down and tell me I was about to lose a wheel.
Sooooo....what are you saying?
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Re: Urgent! NEED HELP!

Spacers are like anything else, you have to check the fit periodically to make sure their connection, and that of the wheel on them, is still tight. Depending on the spacer style that might entail having to remove the wheel first. Sure, it's work, but if you want the look then it comes at a cost. Can't just slap stuff on there and call it a day.
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:07 PM
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Spacers are like anything else, you have to check the fit periodically to make sure their connection, and that of the wheel on them, is still tight. Depending on the spacer style that might entail having to remove the wheel first. Sure, it's work, but if you want the look then it comes at a cost. Can't just slap stuff on there and call it a day.
Like I said before, my cousin was a mechanic and was anal about his Jeep. Let's just say "your experience may vary".

The bottom line is, wheel spacers caused my cousin his life. With that said, I will never recommend them to anybody.
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Had spacers break on my sti.. That was a great time....
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