The Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers push both wheels outward to a flush position with the fenders, providing a better stance and fuller body lines. Like many Mercedes-Benz W212 customers who choose wheel spacers for the same reason, Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers provide a lot of value and functionality. Increasing wheel clearance for performance and appearance gains provides better value for money than an expensive set of offset wheels.
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What Are Mercedes-Benz W212 Wheel Spacers?
Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers are finely machined discs cut from billet aluminum. Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers are mounted on the wheel assembly (hub assembly) and move the wheel farther out by increasing the clearance between the hub assembly and the wheel. Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers have the same bolts as the hub data and secure the wheel spacers to the wheel assembly or through the hub.
You can choose between slip-on or bolt-on Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers for installation. The slip-on wheel spaces with extra extended wheel bolts will provide enough safe turns and clamping force to hold the wheel in place, while the bolt-on wheel spacers with lug bolts and stock lug bolts, both of which can be safely used on the Mercedes-Benz W212. Mercedes Benz W212 wheel spacers can be used to correct the offset or solve the gap problem of larger brake kits. We recommend using the hub-centric Mercedes Benz W212 wheel spacers. They can provide a better performance improvement and better handling feeling on the road.
Mercedes-Benz W212 Wheel Spacers Before and After?
Before the Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers were installed, the vehicle’s wheels would be recessed on the inside of the fender, as most car manufacturers set up stock wheels with a larger offset. For aftermarket wheels, the Mercedes-Benz W212 still has room for adjustment. After installing the Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers, the offset is more toward the negative side and increases the wheel clearance. According to the thickness of the Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers, the position of the wheels will increase the corresponding distance. BONOSS recommends moving to a position flush with the fender, the stance will be more in line with the elegant and luxurious temperament of the Mercedes-Benz W212.
In addition to the appearance of the Mercedes-Benz W212 has been improved, the performance will also be improved. The Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers and the offset wheels will increase the scrub radius, giving more grip and stability control for drifting in performance cars. Still, of course, the impact on the geometry will also require the selection of more appropriate Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers, depending on the real situation. Both Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers and offset wheels will adjust the geometry of the track and suspension to some extent. The thickness of the wheel spacers needs to be carefully considered before choosing.
The Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers mounted on the rear wheels may reduce the tendency to oversteer, and both front and rear wheel grip will increase due to the installation of the Mercedes-Benz W212 wheel spacers, but that doesn’t mean it’s all good for steering. The rear wheels are not directly involved in the steering, but the steering process will increase the tendency to understeer due to the increased rear wheel grip, which means it will tend to the outside of the corner.