Wheel Spacers for 1988-2021 Chevrolet GMC Cadillac Silverado 1500/Avalanche/Suburban/Savana/Sierra 1500/Yukon/Escalade 4PCS
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Wheel Spacers for 1988-2021 Chevrolet GMC Cadillac Silverado 1500/Avalanche/Suburban/Savana/Sierra 1500/Yukon/Escalade 4PCS | SPELAB
2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche
2002-2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500
1992-1994 Chevrolet Blazer
1988-2000 Chevrolet C2500
2003-2014 Chevrolet Express 1500
1996-2021 Chevrolet Express 2500
1999-2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1988-1999 Chevrolet K1500
2015-2021 Chevrolet Suburban
2000-2014 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
1995-2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
2003-2014 GMC Savana 1500
2007-2021 GMC Sierra 1500
2019-2020 GMC Yukon
2015-2020 GMC Yukon XL
SPELAB Wheel spacers are used to widen the track width of a vehicle by creating additional space between the wheel and the hub assembly. Some potential benefits of using wheel spacers include:
1. Improved Appearance: Wheel spacers can give your vehicle a wider stance, which can enhance the overall appearance of the vehicle.
2. Better Handling: A wider track width can improve handling by increasing stability and reducing body roll, particularly in high-speed turns.
3. Clearance for Larger Wheels or Brakes: Wheel spacers can create additional clearance between the wheel and brake caliper, allowing for the installation of larger wheels or brakes.
4. Correcting Offset: If your wheels have an incorrect offset, wheel spacers can be used to adjust the positioning of the wheel for better fitment.
It is important to note that using wheel spacers can also have some potential drawbacks, such as increased stress on the wheel bearings and suspension components, and potential rubbing against fenders or other components. It is important to properly install and maintain wheel spacers to minimize these risks. It is also important to ensure that the wheel spacers you choose are compatible with your vehicle and intended use.
Step 1: Don't use an impact wrench. Use a jack or lift to raise the vehicle so that the tires are in the air.
Step 2: Remove the wheels/tires
Step 3: Spray degreaser on lug studs
It's not required, but it's a good idea. You want to make sure the wheel spacers are resting on a clean, smooth surface. If there is rust or corrosion, take a wire brush and clean it.
Step 4: Put the wheel spacers in place
Tighten by hand, but do not tighten the bolts. Just snap them all into place and tighten slightly.
Step 5: Tighten the bolts according to the specification
Once all the bolts are in place, use a torque wrench to tighten them to the manufacturer's recommended specifications.
Step 6: Reinstall the wheel onto the assembly/lug studs
Secure and hand-tighten each lug nut before tightening them all the way down. Tighten them in a star pattern to ensure the load is not applied unevenly.