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Steeda Ultralites and 1" Spacers on PP Staggered ?

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Not getting a lot of views in : "Suspension", so let's try here:

On 2021 GT PP with factory staggered wheels/tires -
In addition to some rear cradle firming up items, I have waiting for time and motivation to install:
Steeda Ultralite Linear springs (1.125"(F), 1.00"(R)) and
1" wheel spacers all around.

Has anyone done this, or similar? Will this cause issues, or do I need to leave one or the other off?

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Spacers will wear wheel bearings faster. Rear wheel bearings are a known issue on these cars.

But they're cheap and relatively easy to replace if you have the space, tools and knowledge.

And, of course, there could be clearance issues. You'll find out soon enough.
 
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Spacers will wear wheel bearings faster. Real wheel bearings are a known issue on these cars.

But they're cheap and relatively easy to replace if you have the space, tools and knowledge.

And, of course, there could be clearance issues. You'll find out soon enough.
Good information about the bearings. Probably not thought about when putting spacers on but the load changes and wear quicker.
 
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Thanks, I had not thought about bearings. But, Not real concerned about bearings: a) wider wheels/tires with possibly more backspacing can easily kick the weight distribution out as much has spacers (consider the difference between a base GT or Eco and the GT 500 - should be same bearings), and b) I replace wheel bearings in my POJ Trailblazer once a year. It's not that hard.

My main concern is clearance. Would hate to tear up a fender liner or worse.

Another concern could be drivability/handling. I would think that increasing Track by 2 inches and lowering CG could only improve handling and cornering.
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