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Old 03-10-04, 06:29 PM   #1
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Default SC's are hub-centric?

Search results say yes... but I'm unclear as to whether or not hub centric rings are unique to each model wheel or if they can be purchased universally at a wheel shop.

I have a set of blitz type 01cx rims and will be putting them on my SC3 along with supra TT brakes.

Therefore I want to be sure about the hub rings before i put the the rims on.

Anything bad happen if i run without the hub rings? ..... besides vibration at higher speeds?
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The vibrations will drive you nuts. Get the hub-centric rings .

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Old 03-10-04, 06:46 PM   #3
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vibrations will also drive your wheel studs nuts.
Its not fun having all your wheel studs shear off on the freeway and having a wheel disappear into infinity.
if you want pics of the custom steering knuckle grind that followed, let me know =D
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Besides, hubcentric rings are cheap. Go on ... splurge a little .... you deserve it.
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okaayyyyyyy.... so hub-centric rings here i come!

wait... no one answered my question of whether or not the rings car rims specific or if they can be bought as a universal piece much like lugs?

thanks to all
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Old 03-11-04, 01:45 AM   #6
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Ill give the homie over at TWS a call tomorrow. Im sure he can get you a set to fit by tomorrow. Call my cell tomorrow and remind me to call him up.
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Old 03-11-04, 12:40 PM   #7
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since I wa always told the only stupid question is the one you don't ask.
what are hub centric rims and what do they do ???
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