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09-29-2014, 08:45 PM
I ordered a set of 1.5 spacers off of ebay, then proceeded to read a little about them hearing nothing but f'n horror stories about them, Are they any good?or should i hang them in my shop ,Guess i should've done my home work first

09-29-2014, 09:03 PM
I ran 1.5 and 2 in spacers on my 4runner never had a problem with them
I did pull the wheels off and re torque the spacers after a few thousand km
it was driven like a three year old with a hot wheels and a hammer
it had 38.5 boggers on it

09-29-2014, 09:12 PM
I'm running 33s on my yj and its only my weekend bush ride , so i barely put any k's on the thing so i guess with occasional retorque it will be fine then thanks for your imput

09-29-2014, 10:37 PM
re torque and loctite

09-29-2014, 10:44 PM
Ill be putting spacers on the cj soon when i put the other rear diff in, if u re torque them here and there, you will be ok

09-29-2014, 11:56 PM
been running spacers for over 8 yrs now, no problem yet

I've snapped studs here or there sometimes but meh

09-30-2014, 09:53 AM
As stated,
Proper torque and loctite (277)

I'm not here
09-30-2014, 02:06 PM
Had them on my JK for a year, no issues. Got a pair of them for sale of anyone needs some 5x5 1.5 spacers.

09-30-2014, 02:59 PM
I've been considering them for awhile now, and I think I'm gonna run either 1.5 or 2" on my silverado. I wasn't too sure about running with something between my wheels and my hubs but as it's been said, if they're torqued properly you shouldn't have any problems with them.

09-30-2014, 07:17 PM
been running spacers for over 8 yrs now, no problem yet

I've snapped studs here or there sometimes but meh

ive witness his loose lug wheel wobble :eek:

09-30-2014, 09:41 PM
loctite it is then

09-30-2014, 10:23 PM
problem with locktite is when you retourque the wheels the lock tite is no longer tight it's meant for stuff that gets torqued and that's it
and you have to retourque the spacers same as your wheels with spacers or not

09-30-2014, 10:33 PM
belive it or not that crossed my mind i'll just re torque the f#ckers as a regular thing