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      01-19-2020, 08:39 AM   #1
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Solved: Clicking from wheels

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This can happen if you use extended lugs without spacers.

Posting here incase someone runs into this issue. I'm currently running 12 mm spacers all around with extended lugs. I was getting vibration after 70 mph so I decided to take the spacers off. I cleaned the rust off the hubs with a drill and steel brush and reinstalled and torqued the wheels to 105. I then did some bolt on mods - charge pipe and intake. I went for a test drive and kept hearing this clicking sound when driving. I pinned it down to coming from the rear wheels and when the car was moving, even if I took my foot off the gas. So I figured that I messed up the hubs during cleaning, or it may be due to using the extended lugs without the spacers.

I put the spacers back on, I put the ones that were in the front in the back and made sure to tighten then as much as possible while in the air, then torqued then after I put the car down, and I'm not getting anymore vibration, I think it was due to a bad install and cleaning the hubs and torquing the bolts properly took care of it.
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      01-19-2020, 10:26 AM   #2
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when did you hear the clicking sound?
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