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Old 02-09-2012, 11:17 AM
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Strut Plate Spacers

Waddup! For the time being, i wanted to level out the front - taking away the rake. I have OME HD and i was thinking about adding something like Rusty's strut plate spacers - maybe 2 or 3 depending on how much i need to go up - i think I'll only need 2.


Anyone have any experience running these? Pros/cons?

I dont think i'll have any issues with them, but wanted to throw it out there. Also - not sure if an alignment would be required for this small addition or not - ?? Thanks!!!
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:24 PM
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Yes an alignment would be a REQUIREMENT... maybe if you were going from stock hight you could get away from it but already lifted your tie rod ends already angle down, the further from level the go the quicker they make toe changes, so maybe from factory height change would be minimal, but as the tie rod end level goes down small changes have more and more of an effect.

I think stacking 2 of these would make getting the strut installed a bear but I am currently wanting to get a set of these spacers myself, I need more ground clearance (and the whole actually level thing is a huge + )
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:28 PM
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Thanks man! Adding these spacers on top is not the hard part - it's just getting the upper strut mount bolts to clear the wheel-well I agree - leveling is good - that's what i'm going for - thanks for the feedback!
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:03 PM
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

you will need to press in longer bolts. ask omelet or tosh.
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:15 PM
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Yep check out my build thread, you will find all the info on adding more than one that you will need. However I recommend adding one set for now and see what you think. One will make it pretty level.
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:46 PM
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Thanks Omelet! Using only one set, will I still need to address the bolt?
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Old 02-10-2012, 12:54 AM
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Nope, that's why it is so easy and recommended!
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Old 02-10-2012, 11:29 AM
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

I had them but never installed them because i needed the $$. I sold them to Carlos "acidcold" and he loved them.
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

I assume yes, but do we still need an alignment for just adding 1 plate?
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

my suggestion would be yes, the largest change will be in your toe and toe is your tire wear angle... for like 50 bucks for an alignment or 500-1500 for tires, even if its just a minor change its worth the 50 bucks IMO.
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Thanks again! I'm not trying to cheap out, just understand the cost and requirements of this small Mod. Thanks!
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Re: Strut Plate Spacers

Not trying to hijack anyone's thread, but I am about to jump on a Daystar 2" lift kit and am wondering if I am going to need spacers up front to level up my ride or does the kit's included spacers do the job? Thanks in advance.
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