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I'm thinking about installing wheel spacers to bring my rear wheels and tires out further in wheel wells. I'm thinking about 1/4". This would be for cosmetic reasons only. Wheels are 77 Pontiac Rally II's with 4.25 backspacing.

Has anyone done this? Would I need new studs?
 

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I'm thinking about installing wheel spacers to bring my rear wheels and tires out further in wheel wells. I'm thinking about 1/4". This would be for cosmetic reasons only. Wheels are 77 Pontiac Rally II's with 4.25 backspacing.

Has anyone done this? Would I need new studs?
As we don't know if the studs are original, why not pull a lug nut or two and see how much thread you have left? You want at least as much thread as your stud diameter left, so take your measurement and remove 1/4" from that. Assuming you have stock diameter studs, you want at least 7/16" of threads left after removing the thickness of your wheel spacer. If you don't have at least that, you need longer studs.
 

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Okay sounds good... Studs are original as far as I know... I'll see if there is 7/16". Thanks for the input!
 
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