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Old 06-30-2004, 21:17   #1 (permalink)
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hi all at the moment i have an xd with a set of centerline auto drags on it i beleive they are 8.5" on the back wide with 225's. but the only problem is that they have an offset for a 60's mustang which means they sit in to the guards by about 1.5"'s a mate of mine has spacers on his el to change it to an au pattern do u know if u can buy thesed sought of spacers to use on a standard for pattern and how much they cost
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Re: spacers

They come in a 3.5" or 5" rear offset. I assume yours are the 5" jobs? If you're trying to move the wheel out wider by 1.5" it seems like quite a lot for a spacer??

Do you mean just the standard spacer plates that go over your wheel nuts and sit between the wheel and brake disc/drum?

Take a drive to your local tyre shop and they may have something they can order in for you.

If you use a wide spacer, you may run into wheel stud length issues, ie: not long enough to go thru the spacer and bolt to your wheels.
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Old 07-01-2004, 19:54   #3 (permalink)
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nah they are like a bolt on thing thatsn bolts around the normal wheel studs and liek has another set there they are like a big block with five holes in them and then has another five studs coming out of them
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OK, never seen those before!

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TB351, the pic's below would be it. Spacers that bolt onto the hub, and to which the wheels bolt onto are legal in most states around Australia, but are a grey area when it comes to rego, rwc and traffic police as they won't know of, or bother to check the rules on spacers. Insurance companies however won't touch your car if you have them fitted.


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Cool! They look much beefier than I had imagined.
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yeah they are what i am after does anyone know of the cost of them and where i can get them from
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anyone no of the cost
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Re: spacers

I know that "spacers" are illigal, however as this thread has mentioned hub adaptors are legal. Im wondering if that insurance comment was regadring spacers or propper hub adaptors, as im looking at rims that requrie hub adaptors and was wondering if generic insurance companies will touch cars with them??
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I went in to ask my insurance company about the hub adapters, (CGU) and they told me it was fine. But I was planning to ring up head ofice and get it in writing before I do anything. :)
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