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Old 11-08-2010, 08:00 PM   #1
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can i drive with longer wheel bolts?

I dont think that it would make a difference but..... I have 7mm spacers with 52 mm bolts. I am plan on removing them and returning to OEM - 45mm, however I can not find the OEM bolt KEY. Can I use the longer bolts WITH OUT the spacers? If not, does anyone want to sell me a key or 4 normal OEM bolts?

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Old 11-09-2010, 03:42 AM   #2
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Do not use the extended bolts on the rear ! The additional length (even just 7mm) will likely protrude into the e-brake assembly and damage the spring attachments. In turn, this will cause the e-brake assembly to come apart and fall against the rotor. In addition to hearing an awful "dragging" sound, there will be a continuos clicking noise that will increase with speed . This is caused by the extended bolt constantly getting hung up on the spring attachments during each wheel rotation. Needless to say, I learned this from experience.
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Old 11-09-2010, 04:24 AM   #3
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Johnny is right, I have some extra OEM studs if you need them I'm in San antonio

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Old 11-09-2010, 08:25 AM   #4
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If you want regular size bolts, I have a set you could buy for cheap (although shipping might be pricey) Contact me via PM if interested
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Old 11-09-2010, 01:49 PM   #5
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Just a question as I would like to install spacers on my OEM wheel.Is there a reason why you are removing them that would discourage me from installing them.thanks
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