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I was just wondering if anyone has had any experience with wheel spacers on their compass? I have been thinking of putting a 1 or 1.25 spacer on to get rid of the skateboard look. I appreciate all the feedback.
 

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I'm probably wrong but last I looked into it, seemed like you almost better off going with a 1.5" spacer because of issues with the thinner spacers not being deep enough for the lug studs that hold the spacer on. Not sure though I never pulled the trigger on them, just read some reviews. I'm always really torn about it because it would be a big boost in the looks department but spacers are pretty hoaky in general.
 

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I see those come with lug bolts that are short enough to clear, that is probably the thing to watch for then if you see some super cheap 1 inch spacers and they don't come with lug bolts better realize you will be buying some and spending additional money because the stock bolts will be too tall, from what I've seen.

I really want to run spacers but I'm also really nervous about adding another potential point of failure or source of vibrations, and of screwing up the geometry for the ESC. Maybe when the buggy is a little older with many more miles on it.
 

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Had all those feeling too, when I first was considering spacers on our JKU Wrangler.
After running them on our wrangler since 2012 and 100,000 plus miles I no longer worry.
But like anything, do your research, talk with others that are using the product. And don't cheap out, buy a quality product.
I now have 66,000 plus mile on my compass trailhawk, The spacers have been on for about 35,000 miles and I have had no issues at all with them.
Vehicle sure feels more stable in crosswinds and when pulling my trailer. Maybe a placebo effect, but I don't think so.
 

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I was just wondering if anyone has had any experience with wheel spacers on their compass? I have been thinking of putting a 1 or 1.25 spacer on to get rid of the skateboard look. I appreciate all the feedback.
Yes, I just run the 2" bonoss wheel spacers on my Wrangler, the tires are flush with the fenders, more aggressive.
 

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@WisHawk of the 35k miles you have with the spacers, i take it you have gone off road with it? no issues? Do you know the bolt pattern for our compass? or just get any 5x5 hub centric spacer?
 

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Bolt pattern is (5x110mm)
I now have well over 75,000 miles on my Trailhawk with the space in place. No issues what so ever. Over 105,000 total miles on the vehicle. I have gone off-road not to the extent we take out JKU Wrangler, but I have taken it places I would not have ben able to get in or out of without rock mode.
If you do a little research on the Renegade forums you will find the better quality spacers those people run. They are the same bolt pattern as our Trailhawks. Yes get the centric spacers, how wide is really up to you and what you feel you need be it for looks or to fit bigger tires. Hope I answered you questions.
 
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Bolt pattern is (5x110mm)
I now have well over 75,000 miles on my Trailhawk with the space in place. No issues what so ever. Over 105,000 total miles on the vehicle. I have gone off-road not to the extent we take out JKU Wrangler, but I have taken it places I would not have ben able to get in or out of without rock mode.
If you do a little research on the Renegade forums you will find the better quality spacers those people run. They are the same bolt pattern as our Trailhawks. Yes get the centric spacers, how wide is really up to you and what you feel you need be it for looks or to fit bigger tires. Hope I answered you questions.
Thanks for the feedback. Guess i'll have to go troll the Renegade folks
 

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