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      03-18-2015, 05:29 PM   #1
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What size spacers should i run?

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lowering the car tomorrow with some Ohlins R&Ts. I know it will make the wheels look a bit sunk in. what size (H&R spacers) spacers should i get? i was thinking 12MM all around but maybe someone who has done this already has a better idea. can any one help out?
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12mm with stock wheels works well : http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=590523
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12mm with stock wheels works well : http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=590523
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any idea what size bolts work with 12mm?
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I remember reading a thread that explained how anything past 10mm would negatively affect the suspension geometry by adding negative scrub radius.

I ran 10mm all around and found it perfect.
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I have 10mm in the front and 5 in the rear. 10mm in the rear just looked to weird to me...plus I think it would rub as my M is on low in the back (O R&Ts.)
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thanks!
any idea what size bolts work with 12mm?
Not sure, usually the spacer sets come with longer bolts. Alternatively you can just got with a stud kit, which is the preferred route.
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I remember reading a thread that explained how anything past 10mm would negatively affect the suspension geometry by adding negative scrub radius.

I ran 10mm all around and found it perfect.
i ended up ordering a 12mm and a 10mm set. i am thinking ill just run the 10mm in the front. i dont have too much issue with the rear.

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I have 10mm in the front and 5 in the rear. 10mm in the rear just looked to weird to me...plus I think it would rub as my M is on low in the back (O R&Ts.)
this sounds like a perfect setup. although i think what makes the most sense is buying lighter wheels with the appropriate spacing. just need to save up $$$$

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Not sure, usually the spacer sets come with longer bolts. Alternatively you can just got with a stud kit, which is the preferred route.
thought about that however i hate that you have to replace them from time to time. they are considered a consumable. basically dealing with high heat and stress overtime makes them weaker.
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