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Are all wheel spacers created equal?? Rough country by the pair is $60 but found some much cheaper options, particularly on eBay.
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Wheel spacers definitely aren't created equal. Since they connect your wheels to your car, they're something you probably don't want to cheap out on.

When shopping for spacers, make sure they're both hub centric and wheel centric. This will ensure that your wheels are centered properly.

Also consider the quality of the metal used. I've seen cheaper brands have their studs shear.

If you're looking for a reputable brand, Spidertrax is the way to go. They're very well built and will hold up well. I bought a set used 3 years ago and they're still perfect.

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Are all wheel spacers created equal?? Rough country by the pair is $60 but found some much cheaper options, particularly on eBay.
The magic formula is billet, and HUB CENTRIC. and preferably grade 8 studs.

Cast aluminum...will kill you
Non hub centric....will kill you
Cheap studs....3 guesses

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I have passed too many trucks stuck on the road...Not off the road or off roading .... with broken wheel spacers. Don't go cheap.
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I would recommend Spidertrax wheel spacers. That is the brand used most often by members of this forum and they are off-road proven. I have had them on my Commander for 8 years now with no problems. As Creek said don't go cheap on spacers or it could end up bad.
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The magic formula is billet, and HUB CENTRIC. and preferably grade 8 studs.

Cast aluminum...will kill you
Non hub centric....will kill you
Cheap studs....3 guesses
will kill you?
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I would recommend Spidertrax wheel spacers. That is the brand used most often by members of this forum and they are off-road proven. I have had them on my Commander for 8 years now with no problems. As Creek said don't go cheap on spacers or it could end up bad.
http://www.spidertrax.com/products/2006-Up-Commander-XK

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I wanted some on inch or less.. and didn't find any from spidertrax.. less than 1.5..

any brand suggestions for 1.0 inch spacers?
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will kill you?
as in they break, and your tire/wheel will fall off...imagine that happening at 75 MPH on the freeway with semi's on both sides of you.

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I bought these and were high quality.

You will need to use red locktight on the inner lugs and a torque wrench.

Do not buy ebay spacers.

http://a.co/899BmxC
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I bought these and were high quality.

You will need to use red locktight on the inner lugs and a torque wrench.

Do not buy ebay spacers.

http://a.co/899BmxC
Saw those on eBay! Haha.

How long you have them? How have they been?
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