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      02-25-2011, 03:01 PM   #23
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Thanks for the valuable info. Will defn do 10mm and 12 in the back. I read ppl were having issues with the smaller spacers in the front but I didn't understand why.

Also I'm interested in doing Muteki (http://www.weaksauceparts.com/store/...at=2173&page=1) closed end lugnuts. Will the bolts that come with spacers work with these closed lugnuts or do I have to go with open extended lugnuts.
Those closed lug nuts look like they have to be used with a stud conversion. If you are just doing normal 10mm+ spacers, simply use the black bolts that are provided with the spacers since they are longer than stock ones to accomodate the spacers. If you are going to go with a lug conversion, I'd play it safe and use normal nuts to go over the stud just to be safe. This is one area I don't like to mess around with because a a wheel that's not bolted down on all the threads could lead to a pretty disastrous result.
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Those closed lug nuts look like they have to be used with a stud conversion. If you are just doing normal 10mm+ spacers, simply use the black bolts that are provided with the spacers since they are longer than stock ones to accomodate the spacers. If you are going to go with a lug conversion, I'd play it safe and use normal nuts to go over the stud just to be safe. This is one area I don't like to mess around with because a a wheel that's not bolted down on all the threads could lead to a pretty disastrous result.
so basically those lugnuts/stud conversion is not ideal with spacers. The only reason I was going to do a stud conversion was to run those kind of lug nuts.
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The RS Technik (Push to the Edge) Lightening Pockets Design is one of the lightest out there and lighter is the key when you are on the track or just daily driving. Also the special Chamfered edges design on each piece allows quick and easy installation and removal. =)

I could be bias however.....

RS Technik has my vote. Previously ran the Macht Schnells but pretty much destroyed them when i had to take them off. the pocket design on the RS's make them lightweight...and they fit perfectly.
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so basically those lugnuts/stud conversion is not ideal with spacers. The only reason I was going to do a stud conversion was to run those kind of lug nuts.
just get open end lugs to go with the studs.

i really like rogue engineering's open window design spacers. very light...
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