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Old 03-18-2010, 12:49 PM   #1
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Quick question about spacers

If I have a 40 et now and add a spacer, does that make me equivalent to 45 et or 35 et?
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Old 03-18-2010, 01:07 PM   #2
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If you add spacers, then your ET will DECREASE.
So if you're adding 5mm spacers, you've reduced your ET to 35.
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Correct, spacers will decrease offsets.
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Thank you! I had been searching for this answer before I asked and couldn't find it. That helps me a lot!
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Thank you! I had been searching for this answer before I asked and couldn't find it. That helps me a lot!
If you plan on running a 8.5 +35 with a 235 tire, you will be fine.

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