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    What size spacers for 1st gen rims on 2nd gen VR4?

    I have a set of stock 1st gen VR4 rims here that have good tires. Does anyone know the smallest spacer that will allow them to fit on a 2nd gen?

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    Just fit washers to each stud and test fit till you work out the minimum thickness. Then go buy a spacer to match.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GTOJOE View Post
    Just fit washers to each stud and test fit till you work out the minimum thickness. Then go buy a spacer to match.
    +1 I know someone that was so lazy they just used washers instead of a spacer with no issues. YMMV, and I certainly don't suggest it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GTOJOE View Post
    Just fit washers to each stud and test fit till you work out the minimum thickness. Then go buy a spacer to match.
    Yeah I could figure it out pretty easily, I just figured someone had the answer already.

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    i think i needed 5mm.

    i changed my rims though later and forgot.

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