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Old 02-25-2013, 10:14 PM   #1
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Hub spacers anybody???

I'm getting a lift and 35s, I'm wondering if hub spacers would be a good idea, this is not a daily, so I'm open to many suggestions

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Old 02-25-2013, 10:29 PM   #2
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I ran a set of 1.5 inch spacers. They ruined two wheel bearings and 4 ball joints. I wasn't easy on my setup though.

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Old 02-25-2013, 10:40 PM   #3
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I was wondering this as well
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:46 PM   #4
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I don't want to walk into your thread but, I was wondering the same thing. Though mine is going to be getting a 4 inch rough country and 33's. This is also my daily driver so, any info would be great as I don't want to destroy any thing while out playing some times.
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I was wondering this as well
That is the exact same setup I have. A lot of people say they run them with no problems, which I am sure is the case on lower mileage rigs that don't see much action. But I hear they put a side-load on the moving parts around your wheel, and causes accelerated wear. I know my ball joints, and bearings went out REALLY fast.
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I think I might pass on them and just stick with a wide tire. How do you like the rough country?
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I had an older version. The only complaint I have is that they don't make the old style bushings anymore, so I had to buy custom sized poly bushings. And instead of wearing out multiple track bars a year, I used the stock track bar lower mount location and bought the rough country adjustable track bar. It lines up with the steering better, is much heavier duty, and the bushing is easily replaceable and readily available.
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Old 02-25-2013, 11:22 PM   #8
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I guess I should clarify, the lift I have uses the factory track bar, and just mounts it in a different position. It is better to get a longer adjustable track bar. The factory track bar doesn't hold up well on lifted rigs.
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It doesn't have bad articulation for a short arm kit.

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It doesn't have bad articulation for a short arm kit.
I like the look. Though mine is a 1987 that has the leaf. Would that make a differance?
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I like the look. Though mine is a 1987 that has the leaf. Would that make a differance?
D'oh! I didn't even notice. I wouldn't be the person to ask! Sorry bud...
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D'oh! I didn't even notice. I wouldn't be the person to ask! Sorry bud...
That's cool bro. Looking into it and we will see. Just got to get this thing out of stock soon. :-)
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Old 02-26-2013, 08:49 PM   #13
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I had them on my Jk but my 05setup is different. I'm looking for more stability, putting a 4.5 long arm with 35 tires, what else should I be looking for??
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I meant short arm, but long arm would be ideal, just not fond of the price
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I live in the south county area

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