post #16 of Old 08-25-2010, 07:32 PM
J03_TJ
Web Wheeler
 
J03_TJ's Avatar
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Reno
Posts: 4,036
Quote:
Originally Posted by BYuen View Post
A 2" wide spacer wouldn't put any more pressure on things than a wheel with equivalent backspacing.
Just to nit-pic there is that chunk of spacer that is probably thicker than most rims with proper backspacing have. It would add more to the rotational inertia. So putting an aluminum rim with proper backspacing against an aluminum rim with a spacer, the one with the spacer would add more stress to the system if both rims were proportionally the same.
But, not anything I would think would cause near as much as a heavier steel rim in any regard. Sorry to nit-pic.

J03_TJ is offline  
post #17 of Old 08-25-2010, 07:43 PM
lancetkenyon
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Peoria, AZ
Posts: 981
I have run 2" quality aluminum wheel spacers for years with 0 issues. Just like ANY and ALL mods, it just takes a little maintenance to be safe. 4 for $100 is a pretty good deal, I say do it.
lancetkenyon is offline  
post #18 of Old 08-25-2010, 09:25 PM
Gonewhln
Registered User
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Currituck, NC
Posts: 1,175
I have had 2 set's on both of my jeeps and never had a problem i also use blue loc-tite on the hub studs to keep the spacer on but no loc-tite on the wheel studs....
Gonewhln is offline  
Reply

Tags
spacer , spidertrax , wheel spacer


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Do wheel spacers make your steering wheel wobble at high speeds? bgndobe TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 22 07-20-2009 08:27 AM
1.25 or 1.5 Wheel Spacers TimBrown TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 8 11-14-2008 03:11 PM
Jk Wheel Spacers JC KJ JK Wrangler Technical Forum 9 06-12-2008 05:17 AM
Are throttle body spacers worth it? MeGAMoE TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 14 10-03-2006 06:29 PM
Throttle body spacers....worth it?? FrankieBoy TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 1 05-01-2002 11:13 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome