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E36 (1991 - 1999)
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Old 10-04-2012, 09:24 PM
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True but when you introduce spacers your wheels are no longer hubcentric...
:massive facepalm: WRONG. What do you think a hubcentric spacers is, anyway? IT IS STILL HUBCENTRIC! If it's made correctly, it will still result in a wheel perfectly centered on the hub

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this is so incorrect........

i dont understand how people dont get this.
Neither do I. It's about as simple a concept as there can be.


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If your putting your wheel on your hub... which makes your wheel hub centric right? no disagreeing that?

now.... you take your brake rotor and you make it farther out 1 inch. (lengths differing on spacer sizes... and you put the correct bolts on.


Assuming it is a CORRECT wheel spacer (meaning hub centric) it will STILL be hub centric with very little/no weight on the bolts.
Exactly.
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