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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 01-26-2009, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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1.5" wheel spacers

I just found these on Ebay. What do you guys think? Good price and think they'll work? $49.95/pr.


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I don't know much about spacers but I'll bet $5 someone jumps in after me and suggests you don't buy these...
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I read through the feedback section for this seller and found that there were many CJ and GC owners that left all positive feedback. I don't know what could be wrong with these spacers...anyone? Ferris?

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OK, I will be the first to say that I would not use them because of the double holes for attaching it to the hub. The set of holes that are centered might be ok, but the ones with a very thin amount of aluminum between the stud and the outer edge would lead me to question the strenght. If both patterns are the same, then why weaken the piece with the two holes per stud? I will let someone else address the hub centric issue.

I will split the $5 bucks with you...LOL

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I would not trust it too....I agree with Huey.
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I bought hubcentric because I think they center the wheel with more precision than relying on the lug nuts to do so. It cost me $50 more per axle. Maybe it was unnecessary but I didn't want to take the chance.

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I'll take 1.66 of that 5 and jump on the no wagon. There is no reason to have multiple holes on a 5-5 spacer... if that is a conversion adapter spacer say 5/4.5 or 5/5.5 I guess that would be why the extra set of holes are there. Regardless the reason you are weakening the structure of the aluminum block, which is already regarded as not the strongest thing in the world. Spacers crack, those extra holes will make that more likely especially under off-road stress and higher torque loads. There is a reason they are $50 a pair, and it's not because they are on ebay. Best guess is they made extra ports to allow for extra options, increasing application amounts for the same production cost at the expense of the buyer.


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I vote no. You get what you pay for. I would not trust those on my Commander. What is my split of the 5 bucks ?

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I have those on my commander. I have not taken it off road yet so I can not report on its strength under torque. However, it does have 1000 road miles on it thus far. I need to take them off and inspect for wear and tear.

I recently read a thread on here where another member had broken off his studs while running spacers. Although he did not mention the brand and he actually said the studs broke off at the hub not on the spacers, I am rethinking my purchase and will probably go with the hub centric spacers from spiderx.

NOW I need that $5.00 to upgrade to the new spacers....just make the check out to Commandoooo
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