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      09-02-2012, 05:15 PM   #1
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Identify these spacers!

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After doing a headlight upgrade, and cleaning, waxing and going over all four wheels with cleaner, I decided to take a pic and see if anybody has these spacers on their vehicle.. I bought it with the spacers already on but have been debating about who is the maker.. My oil change places says H&R but are they?
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      09-02-2012, 05:17 PM   #2
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MS stands for Macht Schnell.
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      09-02-2012, 05:18 PM   #3
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MS stands for Macht Schnell.
Ah hah!! So, great... at least they are good quality spacers! Somebody did right.
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Ah hah!! So, great... at least they are good quality spacers! Somebody did right.
Yup. MS makes good stuff.

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Yup. MH makes good stuff.
MS.
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MS.
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wasn't there a thread not too long ago about MS spacers failing during some track use?
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Spacers are spacers, they are very simple things... hard to go wrong with them.
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I suggest you go to another place to do the oil change.
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wasn't there a thread not too long ago about MS spacers failing during some track use?
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I suggest you go to another place to do the oil change.
Well, they were speculating, and having owned a Audi S5 and I put 20mm and 18mm up front, I knew they weren't H&R's. But never know whats been done on a vehicle until you start taking it apart
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Without rereading that thread, I believe that the failure was assumed to be that the bolts weren't tightened properly which had nothing to do with the spacer.
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Without rereading that thread, I believe that the failure was assumed to be that the bolts weren't tightened properly which had nothing to do with the spacer.
That whole thread was a very interesting read. However, I do not believe this ^^ to be the conclusion. I believe The Hack expressed very well the different failure modes that could have taken place, and spacer defect is one of them. Without more data it was not possible to determine the exact cause.

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Without rereading that thread, I believe that the failure was assumed to be that the bolts weren't tightened properly which had nothing to do with the spacer.
you even posted in that thread..lol...give it a read..
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      09-06-2012, 07:13 PM   #15
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Well, anyway, I can sure take some confidence in that I did install mine correctly and they should be just fine... Not tracking yet so who cares.. Plus they were free when I bought the car.
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