Wheel spacers are a cost-effective option for owners wishing to widen the track of their vehicle to change its appearance, whether for handling purposes, vehicle appearance, or modification needs. BONOSS designs and manufactures wheel spacers for a wide range of vehicles including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, Volkswagen, Maserati, and many more brands.

What are the benefits of installing wheel spacers on a vehicle and, most importantly, are they legal for use on the road? You will get the information you need on wheel spacers with our answers.

There are four benefits to be gained from purchasing a set of wheel spacers and fitting them to your vehicle: better handling, room to modify the brake kit for better performance, a fuller look to the vehicle, and a torque solution for a set of wheels that need to be adjusted.

  • Wheel spacers have gained a great deal of popularity among enthusiasts of intense motorsport, exciting track driving, and tuning for superior performance vehicles. traction.
  • Upgrading brake calipers is a mandatory part of every high-performance car, and often high performance caliper kits require more wheel space, which may not be enough to fit large high-performance brake kits causing friction with the inside of the wheel and damaging the caliper. Brake kits often require 2mm-5mm more space on the inside of the wheel, and wheel spacers are a more cost-effective option than buying a whole new set of wheels.
  • Spacers are the most straightforward way to improve the appearance of a dented wheel and many consumers choose them. 5mm wheel spacers can be fitted to give a flat vehicle appearance, with the wheel flush with the fender, and 5mm wheel spacers give the vehicle a more visually striking and harmonious stance.
  • Fascinated by BBS, Rays, and HRE alloy wheels, but confused by the data that doesn’t match the wheel, wheel spacers can achieve the torque function to help you get the wheel you want, correct the data and ensure a safe ride, wheel spacers are definitely the way to go.

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Are Wheel Spacers Legal? Are Spacers Safe?

Is it legal to use wheel spacers on the road? Yes, they are legal. Vehicles fitted with the correct wheel spacers are perfectly legal to drive on UK roads and BONOSS products are certified by both SGS and TÜV testing, which means that for some countries that require TÜV certification, BONOSS products are perfectly legal and you don’t need to worry about them.

Wheel spacers are safe in that they do not cause the wheel bolts to bend as the load from the wheel is transmitted through the axle and hub by the friction of the hub assembly. BONOSS products are designed with a hub centric to ensure that the load pressure is transmitted and that the wheel bolts do not bend using the correct torsional mounting.

However, we recommend the purchase of hub centric wheel spacers, as these are more secure for the vehicle than non-hub-centric spacers. Please also note that spacers of 20 mm thickness or greater may be required to influence the suspension geometry (possibly for off-road use).What Do Wheel Spacers Do?Are Wheel Spacers Legal UK (4)

Which Wheel Spacers Should I Buy?

In BONOSS, we have designed Lightweight Plus Wheel Spacers and Active Cooling Wheel Spacers, we recommend them because:

• Forged AL6061-T6/AL7075-T6 with High Tensile Strength, Safer;
• Multi-stage Hubcentric Design, More Stable at High-Speed, Safer;
• Over 66 SGS TÜV Test Reports Certificated, More Professional;
• ISO Grade 12.9 Wheel Bolts with Gasket Structure, Strength ≥1282 MPa, Safer;
• Worry-free 10 Years Warranty, Friendly Customer Service.

We provide customized services of unconventional thickness, 3mm-160mm, or even thicker wheel spacers.

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