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Just curious, has anyone put on the H&R wheel spacers to add a few extra inches to their width? Was really more curious to see what it looks like..

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"A few extra inches"????

 

What exactly are you thinking of?

 

 

Just curious, has anyone put on the H&R wheel spacers to add a few extra inches to their width? Was really more curious to see what it looks like..

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"A few extra inches"????

What exactly are you thinking of?

About half inch to an inch per side. Nothing crazy haha.

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I have H&R springs on my BMW, but went with http://www.motorsport-tech.com for my 'ADAPTORS'.This is a company that 'makes 'hub centric' to order adaptors'.

 

Its very important to know all your specs before ordering. What model Edge do you have, what are the wheel/tire sizes, are you sticking with the stockers? You will most likely have to cut the stock studs flush with the adaptors for the wheel to fit flush with the adaptors. Some aftermarket wheels have divits where the stock studs can fit into, but don't think thats the case on oem wheels, not mine.

 

I have an 2012 Explorer Limited, with Edge Sport 22'' wheels running 285/40 tires.

The wheels are nine inch wide but were still not flush with the fender. I ordered F 3/4", R 1.0"

 

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I have H&R springs on my BMW, but went with http://www.motorsport-tech.com for my 'ADAPTORS'.This is a company that 'makes 'hub centric' to order adaptors'.

 

Its very important to know all your specs before ordering. What model Edge do you have, what are the wheel/tire sizes, are you sticking with the stockers? You will most likely have to cut the stock studs flush with the adaptors for the wheel to fit flush with the adaptors. Some aftermarket wheels have divits where the stock studs can fit into, but don't think thats the case on oem wheels, not mine.

 

I have an 2012 Explorer Limited, with Edge Sport 22'' wheels running 285/40 tires.

The wheels are nine inch wide but were still not flush with the fender. I ordered F 3/4", R 1.0"IMG_2753_zpsmsy0boma.jpeg

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So you had to modify your OEM 22" Edge wheels to get the wheels to fit on the spacers or had to modify the hubs? I have a 14 Edge Sport with the same wheels. Either way I wasn't really looking to to have to modify anything significantly. Trying to stick with mostly bolt on parts for when resell inevitably happens.

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Who makes the flat wheel spacers for our cars with the right 63.4 hub? I have some 22" strada wheels with a 40 offset and the correct hub centric ring cause the wheel hub is 72.6 and the spoke wheel is very close to the caliper. I need a 3mm spacer and ill be good to go

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The last pic shows the cut studs flush with the 'adapter'. 'Spacers' are disks in different thickness that are slipped onto the studs up to 'I think' a thickness of 3/8", but you would have to install longer studs. Call Motorsport Tech, ask for 'Lenny' for all the facts. So going a1/2" wider, up to I'd say 3/4" max will involve what I mentioned. Going wider will make you wheels/tires stick out past your fenders which looks cheesy, plus in bad weather will sling crap along both sides of your car! The only other way to make a wider track is to buy new wider wheels.

 

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Too Thick Makes Them Stick Out...not cool!

 

http://www.fordedgeforum.com/topic/22037-wheel-spacers/

 

 

So you had to modify your OEM 22" Edge wheels to get the wheels to fit on the spacers or had to modify the hubs? I have a 14 Edge Sport with the same wheels. Either way I wasn't really looking to to have to modify anything significantly. Trying to stick with mostly bolt on parts for when resell inevitably happens.

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How bout getting the 'correct' wheel/tire/adapter setup in the first place, unless of course if someone is going for that 'red neck' look they won't need those fender flares.

Unfortunately your $400 quick fix idea won't fly cause it is a Edge we're talking about, not a pickup truck...they don't make them. ?

 

There's always these if you want that stick out to not stick out

http://www.jcwhitney.com/bushwacker-pocket-style-fender-flares/p2008746.jcwx

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I was just looking for wheel adaptors/spacers to make my wheels flush with the fender without having to cut my studs, if I want to take them off in the future I don't want to have to deal with now cut studs on my hubs..

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I like jokes! ?

Emoji's really clarify things.

 

It was a joke, LOL!

It was a joke, LOL!

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I second motor sport, Lenny made me 30mm spacers/adapters and it was quality I have about 7000 miles on them with the factory sport wheels. you get lifetime warranty with motorsport and American made H&R I don't think they come with lifetime warranty. I did have to cut my studs about 1/3 and inch. I have photos in another thread about spacers/adapters

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I second motor sport, Lenny made me 30mm spacers/adapters and it was quality I have about 7000 miles on them with the factory sport wheels. you get lifetime warranty with motorsport and American made H&R I don't think they come with lifetime warranty. I did have to cut my studs about 1/3 and inch. I have photos in another thread about spacers/adapters

 

Yup, that would be the thread linked earlier that started the banter about wheels sticking out too far and perhaps needing add-on fender flares. :whistling:

 

(emoji added to clarify things :) )

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yea I would not go any larger than I have. I don't get any mud fling and knock on wood my suspension does not show any faster wear no vibration only bad thing they are not slip on slip off once you commit and cut your studs your stuck with them. Only advice is putting antiseize the copper type between spacer(aluminum) and hub(steel) to avoid bonding through corrosion. The suspension feels very roley like the old crystaler New Yorker

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lol just read the whole thread and saw link. Jetz is just mad because my wheel spacers are bigger than his ?

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