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Originally Posted by roncallo View Post
The thing I don't like about the spacers that bolt to the hub and then wheel bolts to the spacer is that if they are made of Aluminum a longer bolt should be used anyway. You will have about 12mm of bolt into the Aluminum you really should have at least 20. If you can get the spacers are made of steel this shouldn't be a problem.
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A few weeks ago I sold a customer a set of refurbed R129 wheels. Due to the car being a '75 (I think) and having tapered front hubs, he had to go with the 25mm spacers. He was very happy with how they turned out. He reports no rubbing issues though he thinks the rear clearance is pretty tight. He did go with 215/55 tires to have a little thicker sidewall. So that probably helped.

The car previously had some hideous wire wheels on it. Unfortunately, I don't have a good before picture.
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