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      05-27-2015, 05:46 PM   #1
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Installing spacers

After installing spacers (12mm) I was getting steering vibration around 120 ~ 130 KM/h (75~80 mph). I used two wheel hangers and some electrical tapes to install the spacers. I wrapped some tape to make the wheel hanger a bit smaller than the spacer bolt holes.

It keeps the spacer perfectly center with no rotating/shifting during wheel installation. No more vibration at any speed
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Cool. Why don't you share where you got those wheel hangers. Happens to be I have spacers and a slight vibration in the wheel and I would like to see if this can resolve. Thanks!
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Cool. Why don't you share where you got those wheel hangers. Happens to be I have spacers and a slight vibration in the wheel and I would like to see if this can resolve. Thanks!
You can get them very much from anywhere. Make sure it's M12x1.5 thread. FYI, I've got those from ECS tuning.
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Switching to wheel studs would be a more permanent fix as well.
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Switching to wheel studs would be a more permanent fix as well.
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I bought Renn spacers and regret it 100%. After many attempts and tests I tried this and it worked. Thank you man. Much appreciated. I did a small change. Instead of using electrical tape I used aluminum tape, like the one AC guys use on their installations.
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I bought Renn spacers and regret it 100%. After many attempts and tests I tried this and it worked. Thank you man. Much appreciated. I did a small change. Instead of using electrical tape I used aluminum tape, like the one AC guys use on their installations.
My aluminum tape was in the upper shelf and just used whatever was in front of me .

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I have the same problem however i'm confused on what makes it not vibrate anymore..? Can anyone explain in more detail.
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Switching to wheel studs would be a more permanent fix as well.
Are studs going to center the wheel much better on a hub? If so this may be reason enough for me to pick up a set..
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Are studs going to center the wheel much better on a hub? If so this may be reason enough for me to pick up a set..
Not necessarily but it makes putting the wheel on a lot easier. A reputable spacer shouldn't cause the vibration but worth trying another brand to see if that may be the problem. 10mm shouldn't be used on the fronts but anything larger should have it's own hubcentric ring.
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