What can wheel spacers do to my Jeep Wrangler? Are wheel spacers bad for my Jeep Wrangler? How to choose good Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers? The Jeep Wrangler is one of the largest numbers of modified vehicles in the world, most people like to modify the Jeep Wrangler’s tires and brake to improve driving performance and appearance. However, many people would have some modified problems after that. Some people choose to install Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers to solve those problems. (ILLUSTRATION FROM JEEP.COM)
WHY PUT WHEEL SPACERS ON A JEEP WRANGLER?
1. Provide more clearance to your Jeep Wrangler.
After you modify large-size tires or brakes on your Jeep Wrangler, you will find something rubbing when you are driving it at full turn. This situation is because the clearance of the wheel is not enough to contain the brake or your different size tires with the full turn hutting the control arms and suspensions. In case the rim offset remains high it can adversely affect the liner inside when the vehicle takes a U-turn. The Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers provide more clearance to your mods that allows you to modify the ideal size tires without any rubbing. And the brake can be firmly fitted in the space.
2. Improve the appearance of your Jeep Wrangler.
Wheel spacers can make your Jeep Wrangler look more aggressive and technically affect your car alignment. Generally, your wheels look tucked in fenders from the front and back, that is what regular Jeep Wrangler looked like. Installing wheel spacers of a suitable thickness will make your wheels flush to the finder.
3. Save money on Jeep Wrangler mods.
Jeep Wrangler wheel spacer is certainly a budget-friendly way to improve clearance as well as the appearance of your Jeep. Unlike a set of brand-new positive off-set wheels that can cost a pretty penny, wheel spacers are relatively affordable and super easy to install. But whatever you decide to install, make sure you get the kind that matches your axle and wheels.
HOW TO CHOOSE WHEEL SPACERS FOR MY JK JEEP WRANGLER?
1. Material is important.
Cheaply made Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers can be dangerous because the material with which they are made may not be durable enough to bear the weight of your truck. Many high-quality manufactures will make wheel spacers from strong, high-grade aluminum to ensure durability, like our BONOSS. BONOSS Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers are made from high-strength aircraft aluminum alloy 7075-T6 with hard anodized for durability and corrosion protection.
2. Professional and precision design are important.
BONOSS Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers are precision engineered hub-centric and model specific for perfect fit and wheel balance. BONOSS JK Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers can match the PCE with 5×5(5×127) and the CB with 1/2″ – 20 UNF (12.700mm). Otherwise, we have all types you can choose, depending on your Jeep Wrangler chassis, from YJ to JL. The PCD hole seat used to fix the wheel spacer is a full-cone seat design, which has better comprehensive performance and higher safety than the part-cone seat design. And the BONOSS Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers have the “knurling” design is used on the cylindrical surface, which can effectively increase the contact area with air and increase the cooling effect.
Why do we choose BONOSS Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers?
There are two characteristics of BONOSS wheel spacers that no other brands have:
- The Active Cooling wheel spacers. The active cooling design of BONOSS wheel spacers improves brake efficiency by using the rotation of tires to take away the heat of the brake and wheel.
- The Lightweight Plus wheel spacers. It effectively reduces weight and energy consumption to achieve a balance between high performance and environmental protection.
The selection of materials, processing methods, and matching accuracy make BONOSS wheel spacers more reliable in terms of safety and quality.
ARE WHEEL SPACERS SAFE ON A JEEP?
If you read these three questions below carefully and solve them perfectly, Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers are safe in your car.
1. How to select the thickness of Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers?
In the case of the suspension system of your Jeep Wrangler without mods, you need the measuring tool to measure the distance from the outside edge of the tire to the fender. You’d better not choose wheel spacers thickness over this distance. As far as possible to choose the appropriate thickness, rather than blindly choose increase distance of the wheel track. Remember to balance the performance and appearance of your Jeep Wrangler.
2. Are studs and lug nuts important to Jeep Wrangler wheel spacers?
Studs and lug nuts are the most important parts to connect the wheel spacer and hub after installation. If the length and quality of the studs and lug nuts purchased cannot meet the safety requirements, accidents are inevitable. BONOSS always using grade 12.9 studs and grade 10 lug nuts to match the Jeep Wrangler JK wheel spacers or other Jeep cars which are very reliable and safe.
3. How to install the wheel spacers on my Jeep Wrangler correctly.
If you want to learn how to properly install the Jeep Wrangler JK wheel spacers or any other cars wheel spacers, the BONOSS website has a very detailed article to teach you. Click this link to learn more.