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Old 08-15-2005, 04:30 AM   #1
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Arrow 6mm Spacers In Boxster

I am going to install 6mm spacers in my Boxster MY99 (manual transmission) with SportClassic II wheels
Front: 7,5 J x 18 ET 50
Rear: 9 J x 18 ET 52


Two questions:

1. Recommended by Porsche is 5mm...... Can I try 6mm? no problem?
2. Will I need longer bolts or just standard bolts?






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Old 08-15-2005, 06:41 AM   #2
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no use of putting 6mm spacer ,i have try putting 7mm H&R with the 18"-8.5 for the front unnorticeable at all with that kind of money spend .
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Old 08-15-2005, 08:19 AM   #3
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no use of putting 6mm spacer ,i have try putting 7mm H&R with the 18"-8.5 for the front unnorticeable at all with that kind of money spend .
What do you mean? is there no improvement for handling or look with 7mm spacers?
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Old 08-15-2005, 08:42 AM   #4
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I bet you could go with 6mm spacers and not hurt your bearings. That's not much difference. Now going to 15-20mm spacers is a different story.

Rubbing on the other hand is a thing of it's own. You'll have to try them to see if you have any rubbing issues. It all depends on the width and height of your tires.
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Old 08-15-2005, 08:52 AM   #5
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For the wheel bolts, you should be able to turn the bolt 6 turns before it is tight.

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Old 08-15-2005, 01:08 PM   #6
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For the wheel bolts, you should be able to turn the bolt 6 turns before it is tight.

KRZ

then just standard bolts would be necessary?


RandallNeighbour, tires are:

225/40 ZR18
265/35 ZR18
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Old 08-15-2005, 01:37 PM   #7
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I don't have experience with tires of your size on your model so I can't tell you if you're going to get rubbing or not. Can anyone else tell him if he's gonna have problems?
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Old 08-18-2005, 11:11 PM   #8
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Anymore Help ??

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