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      12-19-2006, 12:45 AM   #1
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Question 15MM Spacers on Ebay - Good Buy?

Some what of a newbie when it comes to rimz and such... And need some forum help here.

I'd like to have a more aggressive/wider look in the rear and found these spacers on ebay. Wondering if there is a major difference between these and other Brand name sets. (btw - in case you ask, i do not plan on tracking the car).

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-5...spagenameZWD1V

From the looks of it, seems like a generic and straight forward product design. I'm not convinced that the other products (H&R and such) are worth paying the extra ~$60.

Let me know what you guys think....

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Don't skimp on parts for your car. I vote for name brand spacers over ebay.

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While they may look hubcentric, they may not be exactly hub centric... H&R spacers are definitely worth the money.
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Things like that I wouldn't want to get all cheapy with. If it cracks or breaks.....good luck.
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Listen to these guys, they are right. Don't get cheap on items like spacers.
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IMHO, RE spacers are the way to go. Good fitment, they are guaranteed, adn they come with the lug bolts.
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IMHO, RE spacers are the way to go. Good fitment, they are guaranteed, adn they come with the lug bolts.
+1 they are a reputable and quality purveyor. I have RE 15mm on my car and I must say that the craftsmanship is impressive and as Chesmu has chimed, they do come with the required extended lug bolts so there is less guesswork.
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Ok - You guys convinced me. I guess I will be forking up the extra dough for peace of mind.

I just purchased a set of ASA AR1 18" rims from Tire Rack (40mm offset).
The 15MM should really flare out the wheels perfectly. All I need is a drop and I should be good to go.
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgu...&ct=image&cd=1
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louie: good call...you won't regret peace of mind
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ebay spacers have been discussed in here in the past. stay away... STAY FAR AWAY!!
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buy it, its the same shit or even better. those name brand spacer still cracks like H&R. BTW: i bought 20mm from teh same guy and i ran the canyons with them with no problems.
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