Wheel spacers

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Dchad53, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. Dchad53

    Dchad53 Member

    Anybody running wheel spacers? I want to run 2" spacers. I have heard it put too much strain on the
    wheel bearings. Seems like deep mag wheels do the same thing. What do you all think?
     
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  3. mhoward

    mhoward Member

    The more dish or offset you have, the more strain on the bearing. Deep dished wheels can cause premature bearing failure, although when I was young and building hot rods, I never had a bearing fail me because of deep dished wheels. Just lucky? Maybe. Just curious; why do you want to run spacers? Just to get he wheel out farther or for clearance purposes?
     
  4. Jamey E

    Jamey E Member

    Hey Dchad, have you tried those 2" spacers yet? I'm curious to find out how they're working out for you. I'd like to have a little wider stance for my Ranger too
     

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