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Writing a thread to see what other fanatics' experience with running spacers and tire shops is like.

Currently, i'm running 20mm spacers all around, with extended lug bolts, I installed them maybe a month ago and rotated the tires since I had all 4 off anyway.
Stepping up to 30mm with also extended lug bolts next week.

I heard discount tire (the place I go to) and basically all tire shops do NOT work on cars with spacers due to liability issues, which I understand for cars with studs and people running basically glorified washers on, but adapters and extended lug bolt cars should be ok?

Most info I find online is shops will work on cars with wheel hub adapters, which is not what I have. Lug bolts are almost exclusively for German cars from my understand.

Any fanatics have any firsthand experience? I can rotate tires on my own, but i'm lazy, and also would like the free balancing and less headaches if I have a flat.

Incoming replies saying "Just buy wheels with the correct offset"
 

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America’s tie will do whatever I need and I run 15 all around. I’ve never had issues with a shop.
 
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