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      07-27-2018, 09:31 AM   #1
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Wheel spacers?

Right, Iíve just swapped my eliosoids for mv4ís and they look lost! The elipsoids filled the arches width wise perfectly but the mv4ís are further in! I thought they had the same offset so iím A bit baffled. Anyway, thatís how it is so I need to space them out. What sort of size shims am I looking at? I was thinking 5mm should do it and the standard bolts will be fine?
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Get the right bolts with the spacers.
Measure the gap from tire to arch, and see what you need.
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      07-28-2018, 07:57 AM   #3
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Good video that, thanks. Taking my probably flakey measurements into account I have ordered 12mm hub centrics for the front and rear.I think I've er'd on the side of caution because these wheels seem to make the wheel arch gap larger than before which seems odd given I've gone from 18" to 19" so I can see the need for some slightly lower springs. need to do my homework on them because I definitely don't want them stiffer than OEM!
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Well, 12mm seems perfect to me. It's made all the difference to how the wheels look. To be honest I wasn't sure about them before but now they look great.https://s19.postimg.cc/fuv5zxzgz/IMG_1876_4.jpg
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Well, 12mm seems perfect to me. It's made all the difference to how the wheels look. To be honest I wasn't sure about them before but now they look great.https://s19.postimg.cc/fuv5zxzgz/IMG_1876_4.jpg
yeah looking good mate. It's amazing the difference it makes adding spacers :-)
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Before.
https://s19.postimg.cc/kqysrpchv/IMG_1872_7.jpg

After.
https://s19.postimg.cc/6kj1wj6sj/IMG_1875_6.jpg
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Think I need to do something about the chrome round the windows now..............
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Think I need to do something about the chrome round the windows now..............
Yeah need to wrap ur chrome window surrounds.....and get a black front centre grill if u still have the chrome one.... it'll look the bizo then 👌.
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