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But, and let me ask a wheel spacer owner, when was the last time you checked the torque of the nuts holding the spacer on?
SAFE as in drivable?.Or SAFE as in streetlegal?...........I believe wheel spacers aren't DOT-approved...Or maybe up to a certain thickness....
The only problem I've seen is when people forgot to check/retorque the lug nuts holding the spacer to the axle.Of course we all -- or we SHOULD -- check the torque of the nuts holding our tires on. I do this about once every month or so.But, and let me ask a wheel spacer owner, when was the last time you checked the torque of the nuts holding the spacer on?I'm willing to bet that 99% of us put the spacer on, torque it down, slap the tire on, and forget allll about that spacer.
its a PITA but this is the key to spacers
soon i will be adding IFS hubs on my axle with the wheel spacers also to widen my track ANOTHER 3 inches
when i say hub i mean the part that the wheel bolts to and that holds the wheel bearings, just to be clear. im not talking about locking hubs.the IFS hubs wheel mounting surface is 1.5" further out than a solid axle hub. you can adapt the IFS hub onto a solid axle with a couple little mods. then i would use my 1.5" wheel spacers along with the IFS hubs. right now i just have the spacers. theres a bunch of write ups on this, you have to search. IFS vented rotors are different from solid axle rotors so thats why it measured the same. you have to look at JUST the hub
BTW, loctite is a bad idea, especially when the spacers are new.
Bottom line though, you could probaby throw them on, drive on them, re check once and never worry about it again.
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