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Old 09-28-2006, 07:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wheel Spacer install with pics

Installed Spidertrax wheel spacers today. Very easy install! It gives the FJC a very agressive look. Looks even better in person. It seems to handle a little better as well. I plan on pulling the wheels off at 50,500,1000 and 1500 miles to make sure that they seat well. What do you think?
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Old 09-28-2006, 07:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I plan on pulling the wheels off at 50,500,1000 and 1500 miles to make sure that they seat well. What do you think?
That's way too often. I would say pull after 100 or miles and retorque them. After that, they ain't movin'.
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Re: Wheel Spacer install with pics

Very Nice... I Have had these for about 2-3 weeks at least, still sitting in the truck tho, With my 34's, I know that the front will rub the body mount once they are on due to the extra throw when at full lock. So I will have to get that done first..

But I must Say... I Like the Look and they are not too much either...

I wannted them since I have skinny tires so that when i do got offroad, I have a little larger footprint to help with the 3 inch lift...
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That's way too often. I would say pull after 100 or miles and retorque them. After that, they ain't movin'.
thanks for the advice...this is my first set of spacers.
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hmm how much do these cost?
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I picked them up on Ebay myself for $217.19 delivered... They need to be seen to realy appreciate the quality !!!

I got mine here due to them being out of stock at the time at spidytraks...

http://stores.ebay.com/4x4-GroupBuy_...QQftidZ2QQtZkm


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Looks good. I had a wheel shop say that they wouldn't do wheel spacers for some wheels I was looking at that wouldn't fit unless they did spacers. Are they really that bad or was the shop just blowin' smoke up my a$$ and didn't want any liability?
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hmm how much do these cost?
they run $99 per set of 2. I bought them for front and rear so it ran me about $200. I was surprised at what a difference it made on the back. I knew the front would look good but wasn't expecting the back to look so beefy.
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Oh wow... thats a little bit of money but i like the look a lot
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Okay, so help me understand why I would want these? Don't we want to be able to travel as narrow a path as possible? I think that the wheelbase on the FJ is already pretty good and handles well. Don't get me wrong, I am not coming down on you for them, just not sure why I want to spend 200.00 on them.
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