Installing Wheel Spacers for Toyota 4x4 Solid Front Axle. The pros and cons of using wheel spacers.
How to install wheel spacers on a Toyota 4x4. My thoughts on using wheel spacers, some of the pros and cons of using wheel spacers, and some of the tricks I've learned in dealing with wheel spacers over the years.
Generally, I'm a fan of wheel spacers. The biggest thing is just to realize that you've deviated from the factory tolerances and that parts (like wheel bearings) are going to wear faster from strain that falls outside the design parameters. but, if you're running tires big enough to need wheel spacers, you probably know that already.
I say it in the video, but I can't say it enough: Check those nuts that hold the spacer on often. Wheeling rigs have a freakish ability to loosen everything attached to them.
ECS Tuning: How To Measure For ECS Tuning Wheel Spacers
Spacers Available At: http://www.ecstuning.com/?utm_source=Youtube
Spacers for your racer. ECS Tuning lets you tweak your stance--or swagger
down the road with a 20mm monster offset. Available in 5x100, 5x112, and
5x120 bolt patterns.
Choose from our huge inventory of hub centric spacers in thicknesses sure
to match your car, your wheels, and your shopping budget.
All spacers are corrosion protected: 2,3, and 4mm spacers are zinc plated
steel; thicker spacers, in sizes ranging from 5 to 20mm, are anodized
aluminum. Buy them alone or with matching lug bolts.
The 1,351,735km Toyota Pickup!
Today I worked on my buddy's truck that has 1.3million km's on it haha! did
a outer CV boot, re-packed an outer bearing with fresh grease, and did a
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4Runner SAS Build-Up
Some pictures of my sas and buildup with a few poser shots at the end.
1990 Toyota 4Runner-22RE-5 speed-TG 3" front/4" rear-35" BFG
M/T-4.88's-rear LSD-front TruTrac-MC Rear Bumper-TG DOM Sliders-TG
Parts were from either Marlin Crawler or Trail Gear
Wheel Adapter Mistake.mp4
The Most common mistake made when installing wheel adapters or wheel
spacers is the studs from the vehicle hitting the second piece of a two
piece adapter or the back of the wheel with a one piece adapter or spacer.
Toyota 4x4 brake modification makes broken Birfield access much quicker! Quick release caliper.
Toyota for some reason made the mount for the brake caliper hardline a
trapped unit. Because of the way it was designed you have to disconnect
the brake line if you want to remove the caliper from the steering knuckle,
or if you want to remove the knuckle from the axle.
Even under shop conditions I hate bleeding brakes, so imagine how much fun
it is if you would have to open the brake lines out on the trail (like when
you're fixing a blown Birfield joint.) Spilling brake fluid on the ground
out in the woods is not cool either. This mod allows you to remove the
caliper while the brake hard line and flexible line are still attached. If
you don't have to open the system, you don't have to bleed after you put it
This mod alos comes in super handy in the shop. As you can eliminate the
brake bleeding step in any job that requires that you remove the caliper
(Wheel bearing adjustment, rotor replacement, steering knuckle removal,
etc.) If you don't have to bleed the brakes you just saved yourself a
bunch of time. If you've had to disconnect the brake hard line at the
caliper, his trick also makes getting that tiny brake hard line fitting
that mounts under the bracket started into the soft line fitting threads a
This is the first mod that I do to any Solid Front Axle (SFA) Toyota that
wanders into my life. It's such an easy mod I'm just dumbfounded that
Toyota didn't make the brackets like this from the get-go. Maybe it was a
planned move to increase the service time...increased service time = more
money in the service department's pocket...
How to Install Wheel Spacers and Wheel Adapters (Chevy C1500)
*Always torque wheel adapters and or spacers and all lug nuts to spec using
a properly calibrated torque wrench*
In this video I show you how to install high quality wheel spacers and
wheel adapters and things you should consider. They're pretty straight
forward; if you can install a wheel you can install a wheel spacer and a
Wheel Spacers and Adapters: http://www.motorsport-tech.com
Wheel widening modification: http://www.greensautomotive.com
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Warn Industries and Pirate 4x4 TV: Wheeling in Tillamook State Forest
Here's the spot from Pirate 4x4 TV where Jessi Combs and Lance Clifford
(from Pirate 4x4) hit the trails with WARN in Tillamook State Forest. We
slipped and slid through the Oregon mud, got to do some winching, and put a
few vehicles through their paces. Thanks to the entire Pirate 4x4 TV crew
for the outstanding footage! Be sure to vsiti both http://www.Pirate4x4.com
2006 Sentra Se-R Spec V with 20mm Wheel Spacers
Heres the install of the 20mm Wheel Spacers from 2jracing!! awesome
215 tires and the rear fenders cut my tires. We used a bar to roll the
inside lip up.
custom 3" Vibrant Exhaust with Quiet
jwt balance shaft removal
aem wideband o2 sensor
walbro fuel pump
NGK Iridium spark plugs
aem f i/c street tune done by Archie from PSI.
Ported and Polished Intake Manifold and Throttle Body
Tein SS Coilovers
front Eibach sway bar
rear Eibach sway bar
4 pt. tanabe bar
20mm Wheel Spacers
SOON COMING PORT AND POLISHED HEAD with jwt cams, jwt valve springs, and bc
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Make BOMBPROOF Toyota 4x4 steering stops for the soild front axle! SFA DIY How To
How to reinforce the stock steering stops on a Toyota Solid Front Axle
(SFA) so that you never have to worry about them again. This is a super
cheap and effective trick that permanently solves a problem. If your
steering stops fail or collapse due to large tires and/or four-wheeling it
can lead to EXTREMELY expensive damage to your steering compents. This is
an easy way (if you can weld) to make sure the steering stops NEVER fail.
Wheel Spacers explained - from Driftworks
James runs through the two main types of wheel spacers plus some advice on
what to fit in what situation, and the features and benefits of each type.
A huge range of wheel spacers and adapters are for sale at