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    1. · What was I thinking?
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      RC spacers is the way to go!

      I went with Rough Country 1.5 wheel spacers. Think about it. Same 6061-T6 aluminum as Spidertrax, Grade 8 studs as Spidertrax, hub-centric as Spidertrax, but almost half the price.

      The way I see it it's not Spidertrax, it's SpiderTAX. Plus, I don't get what's the deal with the blue color?

      Got RC and I am a happy camper. Way to go RC!
      http://www.roughcountry.com/wheel-spacers-1091.html
       
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      davison0976 said:
      I went with Rough Country 1.5 wheel spacers. Think about it. Same 6061-T6 aluminum as Spidertrax, Grade 8 studs as Spidertrax, hub-centric as Spidertrax, but almost half the price. The way I see it it's not Spidertrax, it's SpiderTAX. Plus, I don't get what's the deal with the blue color? Got RC and I am a happy camper. Way to go RC! http://www.roughcountry.com/wheel-spacers-1091.html
      The point of the analysis I posted in my thread was proof that the RC spacers were not as represented. The studs were grade 5 quality, not grade 8. The aluminum was not what was represented either.

      The difference in cost to the consumer is less than $60 shipped for a set of 4 to go with Spidertrax. For about the price of a tank of gas, you can get a spacer made in the US instead if China, and that actually is as represented.

      Did RC recall all the spacers that they sold that didn't meet spec? No.

      Do you really want to trust a company that sold spacers with grade 5 lugs represented as grade 8?

      I wouldn't put RC spacers on a street driven rig to save $60. I wouldn't do it to save $6,000. I can't trust that their quality control for their Chinese outsourced wheel spacers will catch when materials get substituted to be out of spec to increase profit for the Chinese manufacturer.
       
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      Then you don't have RC spacers. Even their own website does not advertise them as hub centric, nor do their product pictures reflect that.

      A spacer needs the bevel on the back of the spacer that fits together with the raised lip in the stock hub, then a raised lip on the outer surface of the spacer for the wheel to fit around and center it.
      WRONG!

      I bought the spacers directly from Rough Country. I may have the newest ones since i bought them within the past two weeks. As i said before, more than likely they dont make there own spacers,just reselling others. I bought mine for a jeep wk, and put them on my crd grand cherokee.

      heres a link:
      http://www.roughcountry.com/wheel-spacers_1091.html

      clearly quotes hubcentric in there add.
       
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      Spidertrax 1.25"



      Rough Country 1.5"

      Those are a couple examples. I *think* the Spidertrax are technically stronger BUT the Rough Country spacers aren't going to be breaking either. I personally have the Rough Country spacers and love them. No matter what you get, make sure they are hub-centric, made from 6061-T6 Aluminum, and are the stud kind, not the "slip over the current studs, install the lug nut, and yeah, that quarter turn to tight should be enough thread to hold the wheel on" type. Also, when you install, use some thread locker, torque properly, and you are ready to go.
       
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      No matter what spacer you get, make sure you get the bolt on hub centric type. The slip on type can be dangerous if not installed in the correct way.

      Spidertrax wheel spacers are constructed of 6061T6 aluminum, are wheel and hub centric, and are anodized blue to prevent corrosion. They are $100/pair and are 1.25" thick.



      Rough Country also makes a wheel spacer they claim to be 6061T6 aluminum (there is speculation that they may not be as strong as Spidertrax but are still plenty strong for this application), are hub centric, and are corrosion resistant. They are $60/pair.



      I have the Rough Country version. I like them and prefer the cheaper price for a well made product. Either will serve you well as long as you install them properly and check them occasionally.

      This is how far they bumped out my 245/75R16 tires:



       
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      Okay I have a 2007 wk overland 5.7 with 2" ome lift and
      265.70.17 Goodyear Duratracs on 17" stock moduflex wheels I noticed that my wheels are rubbing and I don't have a lot of space at all so I'm looking at what size spacers to use I want the hub centric spacers with the lip I know that much but what spacers will fit these moduflex wheels I've seen numerous post on lugs not fitting on certain size spacers so I'm just a little concerned

      Here's my question will http://www.roughcountry.com/wheel-spacers-1091.html

      These fit on my 2007 with stock moduflex wheels and 265.70.17 Goodyear Duratracs?

      Thanks
       
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