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Old 02-20-2012, 09:22 PM
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can spacers cause the tires to seem off balance or is it just crappy balancing by the mechanic. I have had the spacers for a while and its starting to get on my nerves the tires seem to need balanced but they just were the cab and wheel shakes alot. Please let me know what you guys think i should do.
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If they are cheap generic non-hubcentic spacers then its most likely the spacers causing the vibrations..
Remove them and hop on the freeway to verify.
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I can't remove them is the issue they are the kind that lets u use a different pattern for ur rims hOw do u tell if it's hub centric I'm new to this
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Hub Centric has to do with the Centerbore
Centerbore, The centerbore of a wheel is the size of the hole in the back of the wheel that centers it over the mounting hub of the car. Some factory wheels have a centerbore that matches exactly with the hub to reduce vibration by keeping the wheel centered. Wheels with the correct centerbore to the car they will be mounted on are known as hubcentric. Hubcentric wheels take the stress off the lug nuts, reducing the job of the lug nuts to center the wheel to the car. Wheels that are not hubcentric are known as lugcentric, as the job of centering is done by the lug nuts assuming they are properly torqued down.
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Ok so not sure if it's hub or lug centric witheither way how do I make sure there balanced
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What about hub centric rings
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