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  • What is Wheel Offset?

  • …trip to our Upgrade Garage will allow you to enter the year, make and model of your vehicle, and view wheels that properly fit your vehicle. The offset of a wheel is the distance from its hub mounting surface to the centerline of the wheel. It can be one of three types (measured in millimeters):…

  • What is Offset and How Do I Measure It?

  • …correctly. Measuring offset is easier than you may think. If the wheel isn't stamped, simply refer to the diagram on the left. This can be done at home with minimal tools. Although the tire does not have to be dismounted from the wheel to measure, it's much easier if it is. How do we know…

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  • Engineering: How it Applies to Shopping for Aftermarket Car Rims

  • …you'll need to measure a few other critical wheel components. At Tire Rack, we do this with sophisticated electronic tools so that our fitment engineers can get extremely accurate measurements. Vehicles are measured as well, enabling us to compare the two sets of numbers in order to determine…

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  • What is Rim Offset?

  • Many drivers call or email us to ask about offset. They want to know what it means and how it affects the wheel options we list on our site. Rim or wheel offset is the distance from the centerline of the wheel to its mounting surface. Offset is measured in millimeters and can be a positive, negative…


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