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Old 10-01-2019, 04:38 PM   #26
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So back to my question. Any pictures with the 1.5 adapter on the rear? I would like to see the difference. Iím considering a set in the future.
I'm still planning on getting you some pictures, but been raining here non-stop so I haven't had the truck out. FWIW, the adapters in the rear makes a huge difference in looks. Before, I would be told that my truck was crab walking on multiple occasions, and then I would have to explain that the front track on Blazers is 4 inches wider than the rear which gave it that illusion. There's zero effect on how the truck drives with the adapters installed.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:12 PM   #27
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Nice that’s what I’m looking for.
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Old 10-04-2019, 03:42 PM   #28
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Finally stopped raining !! Here's my truck with 1 1/4" spacers on the rear.
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Old 10-04-2019, 03:49 PM   #29
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Re: Wheel Spacers - Good thing?

So with spacers you get increased deposition of road debris and grime along the body? How are these an improvement?
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Old 10-04-2019, 04:16 PM   #30
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So with spacers you get increased deposition of road debris and grime along the body? How are these an improvement?
It's an improvement because these trucks look like crap going down the road with the front track being 4 inches wider. Road debris and grime is more of a problem with the front wheels anyway. Debris on the rear is a mute point.
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Yeah, makes perfect sense now
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Old 10-07-2019, 11:22 AM   #32
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I hate mud so it will never see it. I don’t even drive it in the rain. It’s a summer toy for me. It does look good with the wheel spaced out.
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Old 10-07-2019, 10:01 PM   #33
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i hate mud so it will never see it. I donít even drive it in the rain. Itís a summer toy for me. It does look good with the wheel spaced out.
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Old 10-10-2019, 04:16 PM   #34
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Re: Wheel Spacers - Good thing?

I thought the front was 2" wider, but I've seen 3" and 4" on this thread. Which is it?
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Agree wheel spacers are not a good product to use. If using spacers only use high quality forged alu. Do not use cast Alu or cheap forged. Also when using spacers you need to regularly check wheel nut torque. Under high loads they will loosen. This is from experience using spacers. I was taught the above by professional racing engineers.

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Old 10-10-2019, 11:50 PM   #36
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I thought the front was 2" wider, but I've seen 3" and 4" on this thread. Which is it?
It's 4 inches.
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Old 10-11-2019, 12:18 PM   #37
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Swapped a 14 bolt in the rear and converted front to 8 lug. Looks even to me

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Old 10-11-2019, 07:02 PM   #38
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It's amazing how much it improves the look, and no more people telling me my truck is crab walking. The only hassle was to have to remove the wheels after 100 miles to re-torque the adapter, but well worth it. Got over 1000 miles on it now.
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Re: Wheel Spacers - Good thing?

Please allow me to ask a dumb question that somewhat pertains to this subject. My drivers side front wheel sticks out 1" further than the front passenger side. There's no spacers or adapters and the wheel appears to be the same width. Is my just screwed or is this because of the steering components on the driver's side?
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