Suspension Brakes 1st Gen 10mm hub centric wheel spacers needed!

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  1. Professor

    Professor New Member

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    Where can I get 4 10-12mm wheel spacers that are hub centric. Not the universal one size fits all garbage?

    Lucky for me the TSW studs are more than long enough :)
     
  2. Jeff H

    Jeff H New Member

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    Turner Motorsport here:

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    H&R are the only ones I've found that are quality hub centric. Using the 5mm to clear the AP kit.
     
  3. Jeff H

    Jeff H New Member

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    I guess the edit function is broke

    I noticed you said 10mm, not sure about those. H&R has everything else. Good luck.
     
  4. Professor

    Professor New Member

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    Yea. I think I found a place to make me a set. Id really need a set of 4 in 12mm with a 56.1 bore. I dont think the 10mm is going to clear. I had to use 2 cheap'o 1/4" spacers to clear the brakes (just to test not to run ;)). 1/2 is = to 12.7mm .
     
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    How soon do you need these? I'm looking into machining some for myself, would be willing to share. I would need a few weeks to iron out all the details. Material, programming, time, cost, finish, lots o ironing.
    Bryan

    ...I'm guessing you can wait on these.....haha. Let me know.
     
  6. drPhilGandini

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    You can always try Fred Goeske at hubadapters.com
    He made my 8mm set perfectly.
     
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    Professor New Member

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    Thanks guys. Looks like I will have lots of options. I have email about 5 places. They should reply on Monday so I will report my findings.
     
  9. rkw

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    What wheels are they for? If the wheels are OEM (or hubcentric for MINI), 10mm is an awkward spacer size. Too thick for the spacer to be just a flat disc (hub won't stick through far enough to center the wheel) but if the spacer has its own centering flange, it will have very thin metal underneath to support it. That's why the H&R spacers jump from 5mm to 15mm with no sizes in between. However if the wheel is aftermarket and uses a centering ring, the centering ring can be integrated into the spacer and would make it structurally sound.
     
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    Any solution on this?
     
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  12. Professor

    Professor New Member

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    Ahh thanks man. I no longer need spacers but this is great info.
     
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    Your car is cool. And so freaking clean everywhere. Good work.

    - Marc
     

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