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Thread: Anyone have 15mm spacers with stock wheels - PIC request!

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    I did it just for looks...

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    I had 16mm spacers on stock 16" wheels on my Abarth. No issues. The tops of the tires didn't even stick out past the fender.

    Over 100k kms and no wheel bearing issues either. They're on another members Abarth now.

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    So how far in inches do 12mm spacers move the wheel out,like 1/4 of an inch etc
    2015 Abarth (Gray)
    Advan- RSII 17x7.5
    Advan Yokohama - AD08R 215/40/17
    EUROCOMPULSION
    - V4.1 AIR INDUCTION SYSTEM
    EUROCOMPULSION - TORQUE SOLUTIONS BOV

    MADNESS - EIBACH PRO SPRINGS FRONT
    EIBACH - SPORTLINES IN THE REAR
    MADNESS - HOOD LIFT KIT

    FIATTECH
    - TROFEO FRONT SPOILER

    !!! ROLL TIDE !!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Southernroadrunner View Post
    So how far in inches do 12mm spacers move the wheel out,like 1/4 of an inch etc
    I know this will shock some of you... but a 12mm spacer will move your wheel out... wait for it....
    12mm! Amazing!
    2013 Rosso Abarth 5spd Bianco 17s Cooper Zeon RS3-A
    "It feels like you have no suspension! Why does it explode when you shift? IS YOUR CAR ILLEGAL??" ~ My Mom

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    Thanks Trunkout guess I will have to convert it.Never got the metric stuff all straight
    2015 Abarth (Gray)
    Advan- RSII 17x7.5
    Advan Yokohama - AD08R 215/40/17
    EUROCOMPULSION
    - V4.1 AIR INDUCTION SYSTEM
    EUROCOMPULSION - TORQUE SOLUTIONS BOV

    MADNESS - EIBACH PRO SPRINGS FRONT
    EIBACH - SPORTLINES IN THE REAR
    MADNESS - HOOD LIFT KIT

    FIATTECH
    - TROFEO FRONT SPOILER

    !!! ROLL TIDE !!!!

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    .47 of an inch, so more like a half an inch.

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    16mm spacers on 17" wheels

    I put 16mm spacers on the front only 17" Abarth wheels on our 2015 Abarth 500; also replaced the rear torsion bar with a 28mm. I'm sure the torsion bar will help me in Autocross, and I think a wider front track might help too. The track is increased by 1.25 inches ( 16/25.4 X 2 = 1.2598" ). Pictures are in my public albums, but I'll post here, too. I don't really see that much difference; I feel the ride and handling is better in daily driving.
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    EVE, 2015 Bianco Abarth
    GoPedal; 500Madness 28mm rear torsion bar; polished aluminum oil cap; K&N air filter; 16mm spacers on front wheels, 17" bronze Abarth wheels with Pirelli's; Italian stripes, red stripes, red Abarth stripes, red checkerboard roof; red and black Sila floor and trunk mats, red leather hatch strap, badges and vinyl track and autocross cones decals,...needs more scorpions...

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