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Can anyone confirm if we allowed to install spacers here in Australia?
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No, they are illegal down-under
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Can anyone confirm if we allowed to install spacers here in Australia?
For NSW reference: https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/documents...eels-tyres.pdf. All other states seem to be the same (certainly Vic, SA, QLD in a quick google)

Wheel spacers or adaptors must not be used for wheel conversions between the wheel mounting face and the wheels unless fitted as original equipment by the vehicle manufacturer
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Bummer, that means our only way around it is to get new rims with better offset...
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Thanks Tweaksta and DuncanM, I was told that they were 'illegal', but was thinking that it was a cheap way to at least check if an offset solved the problem and then look to go for the OB rims.


The original spacers I got did not fit and they did not have the correct ones, returned them and will shim them out another way and do some turns in the front yard to see if it fixes the rubbing problem. If so I'll chase up some OB rims.


Anyone forsee any issues in fitting the OutBack rims?
Thanks for all you sage advice too folks :-)
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General Grabber - Grabber A/T in 205/65R16.

I can't speak for a lifted Lib, but in my lifted SF they rubbed (not intrusively) at the most extreme lock for the first 20,000 km but now they are barely touching at full lock. Must've only been 1mm or so.

Tweaksta or anyone got any ideas on where to source these? Ive also looked at their product range on line and cant see any 205/65/16. I also cant find details on the diameter, which I need to get below 686mm - ideally around 666mm cold do the job.


Suggestions - BTW I am in West Gippsland Vic


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Diameter for 205/65/16 is 673mm from here: https://tiresize.com/calculator/
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Thanks Yeah, that would probably work given they will be narrower as well. Still yet to find a supplier close by and also confirmation they actually exist :-)


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Bob Jane T-Mart supplied mine.
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