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one1ove
02-28-2009, 09:00 AM
I have 18x8 et 38 rims and koni coilovers. I'm trying to run 10mm spacers in the back and was wondering if I will need longers bolts and if so, where can I find them? any tips would be appreciated

InTTruder
02-28-2009, 09:03 AM
You will need (gasp) bolts 10mm longer.

eBay has a few, tirerack.com, BWT are a few online sources.

one1ove
03-04-2009, 09:31 PM
Anybody know what is the biggest spacer I can run on 18x8 et38 without rubbing in the back. tires I'm running are 215/40/18. I was thinking if anyone has done 15 without ANY problems
thanks

Tifun
03-04-2009, 09:37 PM
I run a 15 on a 37et in the rear. You shouldn't have any issues.

big_greasy_taco
03-04-2009, 09:37 PM
just do a wheel stud conversion instead of buying bolts. going to be similar in price and it makes everything much easier

@udikid
03-04-2009, 09:43 PM
just do a wheel stud conversion instead of buying bolts. going to be similar in price and it makes everything much easier

please tell me more
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big_greasy_taco
03-04-2009, 10:05 PM
http://www.034motorsport.com/product_info.php?products_id=18227

throw those guys in, good to go. No more struggling with the gay bolts! plus, you can play with spacers all day long and never have to worry about changing bolts. here's a pic on my car:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v732/mclaren1989/DSC00211.jpg

njm23
03-05-2009, 04:57 AM
the stud conversions don't allow you tun run a large spacer.. 10mm spscer would be pushing them right to the edge of the threads if I am right. Great option if you don't want to run spacers though

savetheclutch
03-05-2009, 07:47 AM
I have run adapters 30mm in the back and 25 in the front offsets 47 and 35 and was rubbing a bit but nothing crazy, now I am runnig 20mm all around with the same offsets and the wheels are 18x9 and 18x8.5

you are going to need bigger bolts,, you can get them from supremepowerparts, tirerack and there are a lot of other places that sell them

one1ove
03-05-2009, 11:34 AM
so i'm thinking about going 12.5 in the back. any objections? let urself be heard if you think 15 would be better and no issues would come up, cuz i'd rather do that if it won't rub

@udikid
03-05-2009, 01:35 PM
http://www.034motorsport.com/product_info.php?products_id=18227

throw those guys in, good to go. No more struggling with the gay bolts! plus, you can play with spacers all day long and never have to worry about changing bolts. here's a pic on my car:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v732/mclaren1989/DSC00211.jpg

oh nice.

1_8T_Dub_PimP
03-05-2009, 02:27 PM
^^^
It's nice but like the one guy said the spacers fit behind the rim so if you put a big enough spacer the thread still wont be enough unless you get longer studs it's not a bad kit though especially if you don't want the pain of trying to get the wheels on since with this you can just put the wheels over the lugs and tighten.

There are tons of places to get the longer lugs ecstuning, qmr motorsports, ami motorsports.

@udikid
03-05-2009, 02:34 PM
yea i get what ur saying but im sure companys make extended studs for audi.

njm23
03-05-2009, 10:34 PM
yea i get what ur saying but im sure companys make extended studs for audi.

Actually... no they don't. The longest stud can only add up t like a 10mm spacer max I believe if i remember correctly, may be less.

big_greasy_taco
03-06-2009, 09:18 PM
Actually... no they don't. The longest stud can only add up t like a 10mm spacer max I believe if i remember correctly, may be less.

My spacers can take up to 15mm. Not sure how well you can see from the picture, but the studs are so long they almost stick out of the rim. They're almost flush. I bought them from axis motorsports I believe.