wheel spacers

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wheel spacers

Postby theUNYTEDone » Mon Feb 06, 2006 8:20 am

hey guys, i've been wondering...if i was to get wheel spacers for myself, would that put more stress on my suspension system? because...the wheels WiLL be farther out, thus more leverage, no? something i thought up the other day...any of you guys with spacers, please reply with performance feedback...and anyone without, ideas and thoughts are always much appreciated!
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Postby jprine01 » Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:08 pm

You are right, more leverage. Not sure how it could damage the syspension, but it will wear the wheel bearing out faster anyway.

Also note that making the front wider increases oversteer, and the back wider increases understeer. On our understeer prone cars putting spacers on the back will make handling worse. At least in theory, some people claim their spacers do not add noticeable understeer. Looks vs. Handling..
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