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post #1 of 9 Old 07-27-2012, 11:17 PM Thread Starter
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Wheel adapters

I have a chance to buy 4 wheel adapters 5x4.5 to 5x5 for $100 used. I don't know what brand they are but i know they r black. Should I chance it because they were used so they should be good or go but new ones?

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post #2 of 9 Old 07-28-2012, 11:49 PM
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Personally I don't like them. Its one more part to fail. Why adapters? What's the need?

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post #3 of 9 Old 07-29-2012, 05:47 AM Thread Starter
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I want the adapters so I could run the 17's off of a jk. I like the style of them and also I got a set of tires cheap.

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post #4 of 9 Old 07-29-2012, 05:53 AM
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They may be fine but is a wheel flying off worth $100? I just bought 4 new spidertrax adapters for $200 shipped from quadratec. I plan on doing the same to my 93 ZJ.
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post #5 of 9 Old 07-29-2012, 06:53 AM
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I have a chance to buy 4 wheel adapters 5x4.5 to 5x5 for $100 used. I don't know what brand they are but i know they r black. Should I chance it because they were used so they should be good or go but new ones?

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How is being used going to have hurt the spacers? Are there any obviously problems with lugs?

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They don't have a brand so I'm afraid incase something happens. There aluminum but there r diff types of alluminum and spider trax uses a diff type than rugged ridge and so forth

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post #7 of 9 Old 07-29-2012, 11:24 AM
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I have spider trax adapters on my Tj so I an running jk rubi take offs. I'm happy with them quality is top line...
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Do the spacers change anything towards the feel of the jeep? Do they make it vibrate at all?

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post #9 of 9 Old 07-30-2012, 12:03 PM
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Do the spacers change anything towards the feel of the jeep? Do they make it vibrate at all?

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Make sure everything torqued and there should be no vibrations. If there are something is wrong.

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