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hey guys

i want to get a set of 2" wheel spacers for my gq y60 mav but my mechanic rekons that they snap axel's and possibly ya wheel can come flying off..

who uses thease things and are they safe ? i know they are illegal but are thy a safe modofication ?

as ill be running a 6" suspension lift and a 2" chassis lift.

please let me know,

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apart from illegal and balancing issues if not 100% machined straight, they wont snap axles ... but they will wreak havoc with your wheel bearings.
 

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Hopefully this thing will never be seen on Victorian roads. :badidea:

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maximum lift

what is the maximum legal lift height your allowed to have ?

are you allowed to space your wheels what-so-ever. ?

This thing is my mud rig. only times its seen on road is to get 30km down the princess out to my 4wd trails, over 16,000hectares of the ****.

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which part of "wheel spacers are illegal" did you miss? That being said .....most of our trucks are illegal in some form or shape or another.
 

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This thing is my mud rig. only times its seen on road is to get 30km down the princess out to my 4wd trails, over 16,000hectares of the ****.
30km is plenty of time to kill someone in a completely unroadworthy vehicle. Hope you don't take passengers with you on the trails. Why not try and stick to the rules?

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Use these and it will be OK



Hub centric wheel spacers. They are no worse for your vehicle than larger offset rims and larger tyres. Also no less safe too providing they are torqued up properly and threadlocked.

To clarify, these wheel spacers are the evil bad ones which kill young families and cause child prostitution to go unnoticed in the community:
 

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Hub centric wheel spacers. They are no worse for your vehicle than larger offset rims and larger tyres. Also no less safe too providing they are torqued up properly and threadlocked.

To clarify, these wheel spacers are the evil bad ones which kill young families and cause child prostitution to go unnoticed in the community:
ROFLMAO... :p Gold...

Should wack a set of the Evil Bad Kiddy Porn ones on a GU and drop into a Nissan Dealer with a Wheel Nut Service Campaign letter in hand and ask him to check the torque and fit the Telltales :D
 

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I think he/she might be taking the Pi#s. Are you for real or what??:roll::withstup:
 

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hey guys

i want to get a set of 2" wheel spacers for my gq
as ill be running a 6" suspension lift and a 2" chassis lift.


cheers
8" of lift??? :roll::roll:..........keep it on private property
 

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**** ey.. bit of backlash behind wanting 8" ey...

well what about if i drop the 2" chassis lift and only go a 6" suspension lift ?

many folk have 4" suspension lift and 2" chassis lift. same thing right ?
 

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hey Ray - just trying to build myself a monster truck. Didnt know their was laws behind lift height although i did know about the wheel spacing is illegal.

i have a LWB y60 gq mav. Whats the legal lift height i can go ?
 

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Why do you feel you need wheel spacers? Cant remember the last comp truck running them.

3inch lift is legal
 

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monster truck

wanted to make it as tallas possible, and as wide as possible.

just guna fit the 6" lift, no wheel spacers and no 2" chassis lift.

Just been looking up pics of patrols with 6" of lift and any bigger is just too big.
 

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....and stick a mightyboy body on it.

Seriously if it's just for looks spend your money on fancy shoes and clothes and buying girls drinks. You get more "bang" for your buck.

If you want to drive harder tracks: 2 inch lift, 33 inch wheels, diff locks, a winch and practice.
 

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hahahah the old 2inch lift with 33's, sometimes no matter your skill you cant avoid needing lift. my mate has a shortie with 3 inch lift, and 33's and he still bottems out and gets stuck soometimes. an extra bit of lift and 35's would see him clear it easily.

i love all those rock crawlers with 2 inch lift and 33's
 

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wanted to make it as tallas possible, and as wide as possible.

just guna fit the 6" lift, no wheel spacers and no 2" chassis lift.

Just been looking up pics of patrols with 6" of lift and any bigger is just too big.
If you want lift, then do this, at least it's fully legal: Nissan Portals.
What you plan to do now is completely illegal, if taken on any gazetted road.

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Ray
 
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