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Wheel Spacers For Rear

Discussion in 'VN - VP Holden Commodore (1988 - 1993)' started by holster, Sep 25, 2017.

  1. holster

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    Hi,
    Anyone used AF Racing hub centric wheel spacers?
    Are they strong enough for street use?
    I know they are illegal but i have a VP IRS with the crappy offset.

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    Wheel spacers are much of a muchness, they'll be fine.

    How big are you looking to go? There's only 10mm of difference between VP and VR/VS setups.
     
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    Just replace your hubs with Vr/vs ones. Then your options are far far greater.

    Spacers aren't the problem, broken studs are.
     
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    I've dailyed spacers for years and have had a strut bend with them, no broken studs yet (non hub-centric I would expect to do this). Replacing the hubs is the better answer though.

    Also OP, have a look at the hub face on the wheels you're planning to use and make sure they have gaps between the stud holes. IF they don't you'll have to cut the studs on the hub down which is less than ideal.
     
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    Thanks guys for the replies.
    Can I knock out the old hubs and change to the VR ones without removing the arms?
    I know it will stuff the bearings so can you change these as well without removing the arms?

    Thanks
     
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    mate change the arms it is easy done, i changed mine to vr vs one then got the camber measured and the arms cut and re welded so i have 0 camber, it sites like a live axle i highly recommend it.
     
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