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BMW E90 : How to install 2” wheel spacers?

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As we all know,wheel spacers are a safety critical part of our cars.It’s very important to test the performance of your wheel spacers in a controlled environment before driving.If wheel spacers are damaged or worn,pls don’t operate your car. First of all you need to get everything you need at hand. For this project ,You'll need: a jack ( if you have an elevator, things will be easier, of course), spacers (we recommend quality parts only), wire brush, anti-seize cream and a torque wrench ( with a 17 mm deep socket).
How to install 2 wheel spacers?
Firstly, apply you parking brake and then lift you car on the jack or the elevator and remove the wheel ( Photo no. 1)

After that, clean the rust and dirt off of the hub (Photo no 2). Take your time, this is essential for the spacers to fit exactly on the hub and avoid getting any kind of vibrations later on.
Step 3: apply a thin coat of anti-seize cream. The anti-seize cream must go only around the center hub (Photo no 3).

Step 4: fit your sp…

Are Wheel Spacers Safe For The ATV Or Cars ?

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There is a lot of differing opinions about whether wheel spacers are safe for the ATV or Car or not out there, some people will say it is, some will say its not. Here is a story we found in forum. I was driving back from Long Island to Philly on 95 south, going 75mph, when suddenly I felt significant vibration. I had a feeling it was the rear wheels where I had installed ICHIBA V2 15mm, I never did feel safe with these spacers. So I drive to the next exit to check it out and what I saw shocked me. Three bolts with the spline nuts broke off from the left rear wheel. This was really scary I could have really messed up my car. Only two nuts were preventing my wheel from flying off on the highway.I routinely check that the lug nuts and spacers are torqued to 76 ft lbs, maybe I needed to check more often. But seriously these spacers are not even a year old (bought them in March of this year) and 3 bolts broke. Luckily, I was able to remove the piece of spacers, split my spline nuts to have 3…

Top 6 Best Brand Brake Pads in 2017 Reviews

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Winter is coming ,we will say good bye to 2017 soon. May some people need to replace brakes pads to get through the long winter months then could have a trip with family or friends when it gets warm. As we all know,good brakes are so vital to the safe operation of a vehicle.Here is a quick list of top 6 Best Brand Brake Pads in 2017 Reviews,which can help you make a more informed purchase.
Raybestos In business for more than 100 years, Raybestos has always been a pioneer among brake pad manufacturers. They are responsible for many innovations in the development of car brakes and brake pads, and remain one of leading companies in terms of advancing brake technology. They produce brake pads for almost every vehicle available and are considered to produce some of the best brake pads available. Raybestos continues to be the most recommended brand of brake pads by repair shops and service technicians the world over.
EBC Although not as large as Raybestos, EBC is also a much respected name in the…