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      12-31-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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Question Difficult in installing Spacer Lugs



These Macht Schnell Spacers look sick...how difficult is it to install new lugs on our cars?

I've never done it before, seems like it's pretty difficult...Thoughts?

And is 05mm all around visually noticeable?
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These Macht Schnell Spacers look sick...how difficult is it to install new lugs on our cars?

I've never done it before, seems like it's pretty difficult...Thoughts?

And is 05mm all around visually noticeable?
Its actually not too difficult, as long as you make sure and get the hub cleaned up with a wire brush and apply some anti seize on the spacers, its not too difficult. As for the size, an F30 with stock wheels, tires, and suspension, you should be ok with 12mm in the front and 15mm in the rear.
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How about with the M performance suspension? 20mm drop, 50% stiffer than stock...
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How about with the M performance suspension? 20mm drop, 50% stiffer than stock...
What would the suspension type have to do with spacers? You're just pulling the wheel off and popping the spacer on. 10 minutes per wheel.
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What would the suspension type have to do with spacers? You're just pulling the wheel off and popping the spacer on. 10 minutes per wheel.
Not enough camber on a drop yielding tire rub...?
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I feel like a fool for posting this thread now...I read this:
http://www.burgertuning.com/instruct...tall_Guide.pdf

and it's as simple as rotating your rims and throwing the hub centric spacer on.

I'll order and do these for the spring...woot!
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Easy peasy. We always recommend placing a little anti-sieze on the hub, especially since you're in a 4 season region. If you change your wheels a lot check out their competition stud kit too.
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make sure you are getting 14.25 extended bolts
if not they will not fit into your hub
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make sure you are getting 14.25 extended bolts
if not they will not fit into your hub
i think burger sells the extended lugs with the whole set...

$198 for all 4, I guess that's not too bad. I'll wait for the spring to install them...
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