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      11-07-2011, 03:09 PM   #1
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Anyone install spacers?

Wondering if anyone has installed spacers on their 1Ms?

Thinking about

12MM REAR

15MM FRONT

Thoughts?
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      11-07-2011, 03:19 PM   #2
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Had 12mm all around. It will be tight to put a 15mm in the rear.
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http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=575069

he's got 12front, 15rear. and he's lowered on H&R springs

i've seen a ton of others on the forum run different specs, do a quick search
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      11-07-2011, 03:55 PM   #4
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      11-07-2011, 06:37 PM   #5
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Wondering if anyone has installed spacers on their 1Ms?

Thinking about

12MM REAR

15MM FRONT

Thoughts?

Just to have a wider track? or for looks?
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Wondering if anyone has installed spacers on their 1Ms?

Thinking about

12MM REAR

15MM FRONT

Thoughts?

Just to have a wider track? or for looks?
Wider track but i do not want to have issues I know sometimes spacers have influence on driving, whether it's vibrations or balance problems.
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      11-07-2011, 07:11 PM   #7
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Wider track but i do not want to have issues I know sometimes spacers have influence on driving, whether it's vibrations or balance problems...
....steering feedback and weight, high speed instability...
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      11-07-2011, 10:27 PM   #8
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....steering feedback and weight, high speed instability...
... will not be concerns
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      11-07-2011, 10:31 PM   #9
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Some are having rubbing issues with 12mm Front.
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      11-07-2011, 10:35 PM   #10
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Some are having rubbing issues with 12mm Front.
i've heard at full lock + lowered suspension
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      11-07-2011, 10:56 PM   #11
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....steering feedback and weight, high speed instability...
... will not be concerns
Sorry, but have you ever hear of scrub radius?
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yeah you need to scrub you're balls in a bigger radius when you have spacers.

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      11-08-2011, 07:35 AM   #13
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I pursued getting spacers with my tuner and they were emphatic that it would cause issues such as vibration and imbalance. I was really pushing the agenda and they were absolutely certain that it would not be good down the line.
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I pursued getting spacers with my tuner and they were emphatic that it would cause issues such as vibration and imbalance. I was really pushing the agenda and they were absolutely certain that it would not be good down the line.
Ill take this into consideration . Thanks Guys.
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^ I was sad about it, too. I would have loved to push out the rear track a bit more than the front.
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^ I was sad about it, too. I would have loved to push out the rear track a bit more than the front.
Maybe well just add 305s
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      11-08-2011, 08:55 AM   #17
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That'll work!
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i'm not really a huge fan of spacers unless you change your wheel out (smaller/etc). i've had some bad experiences (balance and vibration problems) with spacers on stock wheels...not sure about the 1M though, but I'm not in a rush to change things unless others have said it's a tried and true solution. i think most of the guys that have tracked with spacers also have been on different wheels setups. is this correct?
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      11-09-2011, 08:14 AM   #19
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Here are mine installed no issuse shown at this time...will know more once on the highway at highway speeds.
But up to 60mph no issues

12MM REARS ONLY NO FRONT SPACERS










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      11-09-2011, 08:25 AM   #20
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Justin (JJSchmooze) has 12mm all around. Lowered on KW Sleeve kit it slightly rubs the wheel well liner on the passenger side during full lock turns. I've been in his car at speed, and there is no vibration.

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Ohhhhhhhh the scrub man is back. This reminds me of a long winded conversation we had......

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...Dropped+Spaced
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Ohhhhhhhh the scrub man is back. This reminds me of a long winded conversation we had......

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...Dropped+Spaced
I think the issues were a little different though. There was more concern with the spacers and dropped setup vs just one or the other though, right? not sure...my memory is hazy, but god...I remember that long drawn out feud.
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