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Old 09-15-2008, 11:39 AM   #1
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Wheel Offset Question

May sound a bit nieve....but is the higher the offset ie 58 the fuller it fills the arches or is it the lower number that fills them !
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Old 09-15-2008, 12:57 PM   #2
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May sound a bit nieve....but is the higher the offset ie 58 the fuller it fills the arches or is it the lower number that fills them !
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lowering the wheel offset pushes the wheels out. example: you have a 65mm offset. you add a 20mm spacer, pushing your wheels out by 20mm. your new offset is 45mm.
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Old 09-15-2008, 03:13 PM   #3
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The higher the number, the more it will fit inside the wheel well.

Example, a 52mm offset will stick out past the fender edge compared to a wheel with a 58mm offset.
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Old 09-15-2008, 09:56 PM   #4
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I have found this site to be of great help determining proper offsets www.1010tires.com/WheelOffsetCalculator.asp . It helped me fit 17" Boxster twists on my 1969 VW Beetle. I try and stay neutral with the offset I run because I plan to lower my '01 S and I don't want to roll the fenders.

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