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Wheel spacers for 1985 380 SE

hi, just wondering if anyone out there knows that using spacers are okay. I bought this car not too long ago and had 4 wheels aligned, but at speed above 60 miles, the car and its steering wheel start shaking. The technician was saying the two spacers on the front wheels are causing the problem. The original owner had just two spacers because of the new rims - don't know whether they're hub centric or not, or anything about the quality. Anyway, I saw on the website that the brand 'eibach' wheel spacers (about $170 per pair, a bit expensive in my budget though...) are being sold. Are they good? If so, I guess I suppose to get four of them... What thickness do you recommend?? Anything helps! Thanks!
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You want to check if your lugs are extended. If they are, then you would have to buy hubcentric spacers of the same thickness of the ones you have on right now. Look for H&R spacers. If your rear wheels dont have spacers, I dont recommend u buying any, you would have to buy matching lugs for new spacers
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