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Spidertrax wheel spacers

Spidertrax Wheel Spacers

Part #: WHS-002

I wanted to keep my MOAB rims when I put on 35's, so I need to be able to space the rims out a little so that I didn't lose my turning radius.  Now one of the problems with finding new rims for the Jeeps is that Jeep made their rims Hub centric.  I did find these 1.25" 5 on 4.5" 6061T6 Aluminum wheel spacers from Spidertrax.  The wheelspacers are anodized in dark blue, which is a double anodizing process for twice the corrosion resistance. In addition, each wheelspacer is wheel and hub centric for a perfect fit

Hub Centric Defined: Rims are manufactured so that when they are installed on a vehicle, the wheels are located directly off of the center flange of the brake drum or rotor. This is done to insure that the outer beads of the wheel are concentric with the wheel bearings. The result is a much truer, better balanced tire/wheel assembly. This is very important with modern high tech suspension systems.

Additional Parts:
Tools Needed:
3/4" Deep well socket
Torque Wrench


This is what you get in the box, well actually there is another one and a small tube of red loc-tite. Sheel Spacers
1. Installation is fairly simple.  The instructions are very simple.  First Jack up the vehicle and remove the tires.  Then install spidertrax wheel spacers over factory studs.  Install the nuts, cone side down.  Torque down in a star pattern.  You will use red loc-tite on these nuts. spacer installed spacer installed
2. Install tires.  Here is a shot of what they look like on the back side of the tires. how it looks on tire how it looks on tire
3. Rear Tires stock width spacer width
4. Front Tires front stock width front spacer width


  N-m Ft. Lbs. In. Lbs.
Spidertrax nuts 115-149 85-110 --
Lugnuts 115-149 85-110 --

This page last updated: 16-Apr-2008

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