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Originally Posted by joshs09slvrZ Great post Triple's! Are there any benefits from spacers. Obviously they give you a wider stance which will provide better handling, but anything significant? Better handling?

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Old 10-05-2011, 06:32 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Great post Triple's! Are there any benefits from spacers. Obviously they give you a wider stance which will provide better handling, but anything significant?
Better handling? Why?
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Old 10-05-2011, 06:42 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Damn...$100 per spacer...yikes. How do you choose between getting spacers that require stud replacements or not?
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If you're tracking most opt to go with the ver 1 stud replacement style

For non track most opt to use ver 2 that bolt on
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I do not plan on ever tracking my car. What is the difference? Are the replacement studs stronger and able to take more force for track use?
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I do not plan on ever tracking my car. What is the difference? Are the replacement studs stronger and able to take more force for track use?
Just safer since in a track the last thing you want to happen is for one of those adapters to come loose, And mind you it's a safety precaution since I've not heard of any issues with ver 2 which is to say there isn't any.
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Any pictures of 15mm in the front and 20mm in the rear?

Edit: found this:

http://www.the370z.com/diy-section-d...r-install.html

DIY: ** Rear 20mm stud replacement spacers

I looked up the Ichiba spacers on their website and found that the Version 1s are slightly cheaper than the Version 2s. Hell...it might take more work, but you're saving money.
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Can anyone tell me what minimum length studs will accommodate 25mm spacers?
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i read you need to be able to turn the lug nut a minimum of 7 complete turns. if you cant get 7 your studs are too short.
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i read you need to be able to turn the lug nut a minimum of 7 complete turns. if you cant get 7 your studs are too short.
Thanks for the advice Fuct but I really was hoping for an exact measurement like 60 mm. or something.
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Does anyone know if i can put the bolt-on spacers up front if i get 20~25 MM spacers? would 25 be too much up front? i'm gonna get swifts in spring. I want to do 20F 25Rs with the sp Rays, but i dont wanna change studs lol
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Yes... But I think 25 mm would be too far out. I'm running 20 and already it scrapes the inner fender liner on certain bumps.
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So with 20s I need stud replacements ? And thx for the reply.
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I'm using bolt-ons. 20 mm will clear the OEM studs.
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Awesome, thank you good sir!
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Also.. Sorry.. What brand are you running with?
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