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post #1 of 5 Old 06-19-2013, 08:13 PM Thread Starter
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Wheel Spacers!

Looking to add 1" wheel spacers to my 08 4door. I like the look and wondering if anyone has experience with them. Running a 4" lift with 35 General Grabbers.

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post #2 of 5 Old 06-20-2013, 08:37 AM
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Buy a quality pair (e.g. Spidertrax) not cheapo Ebay special. Follow install instructions carefully. All will be fine. We run them on my college age daughter's XJ and I wouldn't want her driving back and forth to college with them if I wasn't comfortable.
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post #3 of 5 Old 06-21-2013, 10:55 AM
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I've run a couple sets from ebay over the years with no issues. Currently only have them on the rear axle (1.25" I think). At one point I ran 1" in front and 2" in rear for a year or 2. As long and you install them properly and make sure they stay tight it should be fine.

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post #4 of 5 Old 06-26-2013, 12:24 PM
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There are alternatives, if you're not fond on your rims. Places like 4wd.com can get steel rims with lower backspacing (like 2.5"), which will accomplish the same thing without the headaches from dealing with spacers.
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post #5 of 5 Old 06-26-2013, 01:59 PM
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Wheel studs are 1.25" long. You'll have to cut off the extra so you wheel will fit snug against the spacer. Once you do that, you may not be able to go back without replacing all 20 studs.
You need a minimum of 1/2" thread engagement, but 3/4" wouldn't hurt.
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