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PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:56 pm 
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rightttt. i had to space my rs2k's on the front... now i have my steelies on i had the spacers on and it looked fooking awesome... butttt the amount of thread compared to without the spacers was a bit worrying... will this be a major issue? its only 5mm spacing on standard steelies. if its ok then its a laugh.
ta in advance, ben

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:15 am 
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what the foobar are you on about?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:34 am 
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It can be an issue yeah. Just think, 5mm spacer means 5mm less thread for the nut to hold the wheel on.

Might be worth getting longer studs. I have for the rears so I can put small spacers on there :)

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chris, im not even going to reply lol.

danny, ok but thats just a fucking nut ache, i might just go for it, what's the worst that could happen?

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The worse that could happen...

Well, the wheel could fall off. That will result in the car slamming down onto your brake disc, more than likely shattering it or just completely fucking it up. The car itself will probably hit the floor, fucking up all the body work and underneith. Also, if your wheel doesnt escape as soon as it comes off, it will probably fuck the wing up and rip it off... and you will probably loose control and crash too, especially when you hit the brakes and swerve into the other lane because only one side is braking properly.

Now... wanna risk it for a chocolate biscuit?

You might as well do it, the car is only going to your mum anyway. GAY. :lol:

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fuck you... Danny, i wish you would pay attention! my daily which will be a new diesel, will be going to my mother when the engine etc is in fifi, would i shite give my beloved to my mum... cant believe you sometimes

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:37 pm 
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Just look at how much the nut goes on, common sense will tell you what's safe. Get 3mm spacers if needs be.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:42 pm 
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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

sounded like you was giving the si to your mum at one point... so stfu you northern monkey!

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Thats not the worst. Luckily he was low enough the wheel didn't come out the arch..

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The general concensus and from personal experience. 5 or 6mm spacers are about as long as you should go with std length wheelstuds. it works out to be about 3 or 4 threads on a metric stud. youll still get enough purchase on there to secure the wheel after that its best to go for longer studs.

its not as bad as you think. take the front brakes off. 4 swift clouts with a hammer and the old ones are out. same goes for fitting new ones. worst bit about the back ones is getting the drum off. :rolleyes:


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:36 am 
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Don't hammer them out in a confined space though, makes you deaf lol.
I did mine in the back yard and the echo of it is loud banging.

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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2012 10:39 pm 
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ta jam, should be sound then :P thought u had trouble hearing me louis, muppet

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