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I'm needing some spacers to clear my new brakes. I think I would get away with 10mm but I'm not sure exactly how they fit.

Iv also been looking at eibach 15mm hubcentric spacers but mugged off has the same wheels as me and his spacers wouldn't fit. One option would e to grind the oem studs down so the nuts that bolt the spacer to the hub would still have a full slip but the oem studs wouldn't get in the way of the wheels.

What you guys think?
 

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Theres two types of eibach spacer.
type 1 has two sets of bolts - 1 set bolts the spacer to the hub the other the wheel to the spacer.
type 2 has long bolts that replace the honda items and are evidently a bith to change at the front.

type 1 interferes with aftermarket wheels without a rear recess for the bolts
type 2 have no such problem and can be used with any wheels.

as for how thick a spacer ???
depends on the wheel width and et.
 

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Thats what concerns me too [smilie=romanjury.g: :dontknow:
If they were made by arp I guess Id feel reasonably comfortable. :lol:
 

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As long as they are high tensile steel they should be strong enough.
 

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Ive never really seen them so cant comment.
I would be happy if the bolt was tightened up and any excess thread removed.
But grinding a heat treated and stress treated item like a bolt doesnt make me feel comforable either TBH.
Would removing excess thread (if there is any) give you the clearance you need ?
Perhaps you can buy a shorter bolt than hondas if so ?
 

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Ive never really seen them so cant comment.
I would be happy if the bolt was tightened up and any excess thread removed.
But grinding a heat treated and stress treated item like a bolt doesnt make me feel comforable either TBH.
Would removing excess thread give you the clearance you need ?
Perhaps you can buy a shorter bolt than hondas if so ?
Maybe an idea. I will contact abp and will see if they think type 2 are safe
 

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Id like to know myself so fill us in :thumbsup: tah!
Abp got back to me and said that due to them being hubcentric spacers they distribute the weight evenly over the hub. They went on to say that they are tuv approved and they are very strict. They sound good to me so I might give them a shot
 
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