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      07-27-2012, 12:32 PM   #1
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Query for the VAG boys - wheel spacers

A colleague is trying to source a set of spacers for the front wheels of his Leon.

He has a set of Leon Cupra R alloys and would like to use 5mm spacers.

He has a set that he tried but they don't have a central guide flange, relying solely on the wheel studs - which he says causes some vibration at about 80mph.

Anybody know if you can get a set of wheel spacers with central guides in 5mm size ?

He assures me the hubs are pretty constant across the VAG range.

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      07-27-2012, 12:40 PM   #2
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I had this issue as well with some spacers.
Take the time to torque the wheels on in a star pattern (or similar if its a 4 lug) little bit by little bit, getting tighter every time. This took my wobble away easy as pie, and took less than an hour for my front two wheels.
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He could do with some hubcentric ones:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-AUDI-SE...item23200e5de6
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He could do with some hubcentric ones:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-AUDI-SE...item23200e5de6
Thanks.

The ones he has have a tapered flange for the face that mounts to the hub, but just a flat face on the outter facing - nothing to centralise the wheel on.

I can't see from the e-bay image if they have a flange on the outter edge for locating the wheel ?

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I don't know the Answer but try over on www.mk5golfgti.co.uk

They have a huge Skoda following I am sure you will get the answer you need
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I don't know the Answer but try over on www.mk5golfgti.co.uk

They have a huge Skoda following I am sure you will get the answer you need
Thanks.

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Hi Dave ,

Ask mark @ bmautosport he is the font off all knowledge sure he will answer by email in under a day
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