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      06-11-2013, 05:11 PM   #1
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URGENT Question Re: Spacers and Elongated Bolts

For those of you who have 15mm Spacers, do you need extended bolts or will the stock bolts work?

I'm looking to order H&R Spacers and was told I don't need extended bolts for 12 and 15 mm spacers.

I say this is urgent because I can't order these until I have an answer. Thanks.
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Yes anything over 5mm should be used in conjuction with extended lugs
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Def get longer bolts. Or look into a company that includes them with the spacers. BMS does. $100/set per axle or they were when I bought mine (15 & 12).
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I am using 15mm with extended bolts.. BMS spacers comes with em.
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I have 15mm all around with extended bolts. I say 100% get extended bolts
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if you want to die then you wont need them lol.
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Not even sure if stock bolts have enough length to reach the hub with 15mm spacer. I think not. Yes you need longer bolts. Stock bolts are about 25mm long, so that plus spacer thickness will give you the length you need. I even got longer bolts with my 5mm spacers.
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hope he got them lol because now he isnt answering
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I have not purchased spacers yet. When I do, I will get the extended lugs for sure. Anyone know which vendor offers the best deals on these around here?
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I bought mine from Dubstopimports. Black anodized, 15mm & 12mm. Around $65.00 for the 15's, and around $60.00 for the 12's with bolts. Excellent product, no vibration what so ever. H & R, are around $100 plus. Hope this helps.
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That's a good price! Anyone else use these?
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Even my 12mm spacers had appropriately sized bolts that came with them.

Don't screw around with this one...
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spacers are not something you want to cheap out on, look for name brand. I use H&R like the standard for spacers, i strongly suggest not to get ebay shit or ichiba spacers..trust me when i say that. Eibach, RS technik, TMS and Rogue Engineering are some great ones.

Forged alloy and hubcentric are the key things to look for.

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For those of you who have 15mm Spacers, do you need extended bolts or will the stock bolts work?

I'm looking to order H&R Spacers and was told I don't need extended bolts for 12 and 15 mm spacers.

I say this is urgent because I can't order these until I have an answer. Thanks.
Who told you that?
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I bought mine from Dubstopimports. Black anodized, 15mm & 12mm. Around $65.00 for the 15's, and around $60.00 for the 12's with bolts. Excellent product, no vibration what so ever. H & R, are around $100 plus. Hope this helps.
I have tried contacting these guys a couple times with no response. Are they still in business?
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Who told you that?
whoever this is probably no longer with us..
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spacers are not something you want to cheap out on, look for name brand. I use H&R like the standard for spacers, i strongly suggest not to get ebay shit or ichiba spacers..trust me when i say that. Eibach, RS technik, TMS and Rogue Engineering are some great ones.

Forged alloy and hubcentric are the key things to look for.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=850657
^this. so I bought a pair from pyspeed (RS technik) and they are great. I also had a fitment problem in the front and bought Rogue Engineering for the front last minute. Those are great as well. Any of these above mentioned ones work well but the two i mentioned I personally know they do.
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