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Wheel Spacers pros and cons

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Wildflower, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. Sep 12, 2019 at 5:42 AM
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    Wildflower

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    I have a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and I was wondering what the pro- con was with wheel spacers from people without or with...Thanks
     
  2. Sep 12, 2019 at 5:49 AM
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    aggrex

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    Quality wheel spacers installed correctly and maintained can be a safe viable option when adjustments are needed for wheel/tire fitment issues.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2019 at 5:56 AM
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    Search "wheel spacers" for previous Wrangler discussions. Not sure whether your Cherokee has the space or need for wheel spacers unless it's been lifted.
     
  4. Sep 13, 2019 at 11:23 AM
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    I was just thinking in the way that I always have to take it to a shop to have done because of the nut and stud being all in one and they seem to be rounding off so may have to replace them..
     
  5. Sep 13, 2019 at 12:24 PM
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    Based off what you're saying then wheel spacers are not what you need. Just replace your worn out lug nuts with new solid lug nuts from McGard or Gorilla for example.
     
  6. Sep 13, 2019 at 4:09 PM
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    Jim Beam

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    I would vote against using wheel spacers if you can as the will upset the turning geometry.
     
  7. Sep 15, 2019 at 8:01 AM
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    chris4x4

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    No more than a differently offset wheel.
     
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