Most tire shops won't use spacers or recommend them and won't install cause of liability reasons. They are safe to use as long as you mount them properly and torque the bolts to spec. Make sure to recheck after a day of driving and recheck often. When you mount the spacer onto the hub, be sure it's flush all around, no gaps. Bolt on the wheels star pattern with longer lug nuts. Be sure they turn 8-10 times before tightening.
Originally Posted by nagelmotox
hey guys... I just got some 20mm spacers for my car and took them down to firestone
to have them put on with my new conti's I just got. They told me they wouldnt put them on because it's a liability and I shouldnt do so and it also takes a special technique to put them on? wtf... don't you just put the deeper lugs on in a star pattern as you would without and be good with it? Thanks!
2004 BMW 745Li e66
22" Beyern Mesh
Spacers 20mm Front 30mm Rear
Akebono Brake Pads
JL Audio 500/1 Amp
2 Type R 10" Subwoofers
Last edited by pmpn8ez; 10-12-2012 at 03:34 PM.