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Wheel Spacers/Offset Rims On 3rd Gen


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May 7, 2017
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City, State
Denton, Tx
Year, Model & Trim Level
2004 Explorer XLT 6cyl
I'm just curious if anyone has had any issues with suspension/wheel bearings after using spacers or offset rims. My Ex has 160k with all stock suspension. I'm planning to put larger tires on the stock rims with a set of spacers to give it the stance I want. After quite a bit of research I've had worries about increased wear and tear, but a coworker who is also a mechanic said it most likely wouldn't cause any issues. At this point I'm not sure what to believe.

Any feedback or info is appreciated.