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For improved stability.The cab raised the CG considerably,so how thick of a spacer would possibly make an improvement,and what downsides would there be,such as rear axle stress,etc.?

The rear hub has four pressed-in studs.I've got an idea in mind leaving the studs in place and building an adapter plate that uses four studs offset to the other four.

Steel or Aluminum?
 

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I have a set of 2 inch wheelspacers. I run duel 8.5s on each side. Night and day diffrence in stability. Dont run mine much, so the spacers suits me fine. Down side is I cant run tire chains.

I guess the rim adaptors would be your best rout. I think you can find them at Extream Motor Works. Without tires toutching, I'd say you could them run tire chains if you chose to.

I dont care for any extra stress duel wheels may have on the axel. Also it was recomended to me that you have the outter tires set at a lower air pressure.
 

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Thanks for the feedback.The bolt circle on these wheels is 4",so it looks like golf cart spacers will work.A business not too far from here has them on their website,in 1" or 1-1/2". The centers are probably not correct to mate the concentric lip that sticks out on the hub center.How important is this issue? I noticed the JD spacers are made correctly on both sides of the spacers.Also,the inset holes are tapered for tapered lug nuts and the wheels are not tapered and regular nuts with lock washers hold the wheels on.Guess I'll call them on Monday to see if modifications can be made to the spacers.

http://www.superatv.com/1pr-EZ-GO-YAMAHA-15in-44-WHEEL-SPACERS-WSP6-40-P272.aspx
 

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Ok,project finished.Big improvement on the handling/tipsy issue.Added 40 lb wheel weights on each side also.

Bought the spacers as they came and had to have adapters machined for both sides to make it work properly.The spacers had different ID's on each side.

A ring for the inside with 2.5" to match factory hub;





A flange/sleeve adapter pressed in on the outside for the wheel to sit on.



Bolted down,ready for wheel;



 

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The rest of the project-wheel weight mounts and weights.I glued the carriage bolts into the wheels and let sit overnite.





Two inch wider wheel track;



If I decide to leave them on,I'll have to modify the rear deck wheels and move them outward-project for another day.
 
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