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Should I get wheel spacers for my 2002 wj? I haven't really heard any definitive opinions. I have someone who can get them on the cheap. Opinions?
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:02 AM
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Re: to space or not to space

to just 'space' them out for no other reason.........no.

or is there another purpose?
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Old 05-09-2010, 12:06 PM
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Re: to space or not to space

My old zj had wider spaced rims and it handled a lot better. Also i don't like the look of the wheels being so sunk in. in my opinion i think they should at least be flush with the fender.
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Re: to space or not to space

if done safely, out to the fenders edge is ok IMO. i see jerks adding a 1/4 spacer and losing 4 of the 8 available threads on the wheel studs. then not so good.
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Re: to space or not to space

the spacer has to bolt on vs the type mentioned above. I like the look and wider stance. I needed it for tire clearance.
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Re: to space or not to space

My opinion is to get wider tires/rims if you want them to stick out more. I've seen lots of vehicles w/ spacers. The wheels are flush with the body and look good from the side. When you see them from the front or back they don't look so good w/ the thin tires. To me, something doesn't look right w/ a wide stance and thin tires. Just IMO.

If you do get spacers, get the ones that have their own studs on the spacer.
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Re: to space or not to space

whit size spacer is ideal? i have an 01 WJ with a 2" BB and am currently considering spacers but i do not know what kind/size to get
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