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    OMG wheel spacers are so expensive!

    I'm shocked at the cost of wheel spacers. I remember buying some years ago, and they were like 20 quid a pair. Now they 60 to 100 quid a pair!!!! 100 QUID!!!!! Now I don't consider myself to be a tight asre, but thats around the same as my lowering springs, which I would have thought would take much more engineering!
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    Has anyone got any experience with JJC wheel spacers or creation motorsport spacers off eBay?
    2007 8P S-line 140 TDI BKD Sportback. Milltek De-cat, Cat-back, AMD remap, 312mm Brake conversion, Bose, Alcantra Leather, BT, Dark Headlining, Piano black trim, courtesy light pack.

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    Try buying off the classifieds as they tend to be closer to half price.

    Either that or wait for one of the car shows when they're often knocked out cheaper for cash....
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    I'm usually a little too impatient to wait for these things, but I think he might have to on this one!
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    Tell me about it, I got a set of bbs alloys that need spacers aswell. They ain't cheap, ads that with tyres and I'm looking at 600 just to fit them!
    Word!!!

    My A3/Martys Golf would smash that, and this guys £7000 GT9743 supercharged love machine.

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    I have 12mm bimecc ebay spacers on mine, half the price of the 10mm H&R i have on the front.

    Cant fault them TBH
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elgy View Post
    Has anyone got any experience with JJC wheel spacers or creation motorsport spacers off eBay?
    I have a pair of 10mm h&r spacers with bolts if your interested?
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    Tbh honest a spacers a bloody spacer. Blah blah blah cnc machined better material and what not, its all a con if you ask me.

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    Na, you have to get hubcentric. Or it'll feel like your wheels about to come off at high speed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockape View Post
    I have a pair of 10mm h&r spacers with bolts if your interested?
    Im interested pm me a price please
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    WANTED - 10mm hubcentric wheel spacers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheikh View Post
    Na, you have to get hubcentric. Or it'll feel like your wheels about to come off at high speed.
    I've got sets of both hubcentric/ non hubcentric and never had an issue with either! I'm actually running H&R 8mm non hubc. ones atm and they're absolutely fine.

    Never bought a set new myself either, classifieds ftw with spacers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris71 View Post
    Im interested pm me a price please
    Alryt mate, rockape dug these out for me but turned out they were damaged, one of them has a crack at the bottom of the spigot. Just incase rockape isnt on for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mx_rab View Post
    Alryt mate, rockape dug these out for me but turned out they were damaged, one of them has a crack at the bottom of the spigot. Just incase rockape isnt on for a while.
    Thanx mate
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    WANTED - 10mm hubcentric wheel spacers

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    I've been PMing mattyboyc about some 10mm spacers, but his are also cracked at the bottom of the spiggot, but thank you for the offer. I understand the crack is caused by them being tightened up with an airgun without being lined up correctly first.
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    That is insane money - it's just a machined piece of metal, at the end of the day.
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