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27 Oct 2008 01:56 #228 by Got Mud
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Ok i have my 2001 Jimny fully standard but would like to put on 2" spacers what problem do u think can happen from this mod to a standard Jimny like mine?


Looking to put on a 2" lift once the machinist is done cutting my stuff for the bodylift

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27 Oct 2008 09:07 #229 by mlines
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The spacers will move your wheels out towards the wheel arches so there is a possibility that they will rub. The main downside is the increased wheel bearing wear. The standard wheels are designed to put the centre of the force throught the middle of the bearing but spacers move the centre of force outwards increasing the wear on the bearing. Nearly all of us who have lifted vehicles also run spacers and put up with the battle of the bearings.

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2003 M13 early KAP build.
3" Trailmaster lift with 1.5 Spacers on front
Customised winch bumper and roll cage
235/85R16 Maxxis Bighorns on 16" Rims, 4:1 Rocklobster, Rear ARB locker and on-board air
Corrected arms all-round, rear disks, Recaro seats and harnesses

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