Longer bolts on 5mm spacers?

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Longer bolts on 5mm spacers?

Post by goaferboy » Sun Mar 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Simple question really! Do I need longer wheel bolts if I've got 5mm spacers on the rear wheels? They're on at the moment with standard bolts and I got about 5 and a half turns before they became tight.

The wheels still manage to sit on the hub centre bore quite a bit as well if that makes a difference (they're not hubcentric spacers).

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Re: Longer bolts on 5mm spacers?

Post by bengould » Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:30 pm

Technically if you've got 5mm spacers you "should" use 5mm longer bolts. I ran 5mm spacers on my old car with standard bolts and never had any issues though.