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  • What is Offset and How Do I Measure It?

  • …this won't work 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…

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  • What is Rim Offset?

  • …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 or zero designation. * Zero offset

  • Wheel Offset

  • What is wheel offset? Very simply stated, it is the distance from the hub mounting surface to the centerline of the wheel. It is measured in millimeters and can fall into one of three categories: Zero wheel offset occurs when the hub mounting surface is spot-on with the centerline of the wheel.…

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  • Offset | Tire Rack

  • …Friend Offset The offset of a wheel is the distance from its hub mounting surface to the centerline of the wheel. The offset can be one of three types (measured in millimeters).* "The offset of a wheel is the distance from its hub mounting surface to the centerline of the wheel." Zero Offset The…

  • Custom Wheel Fitments

  • measuring a 5-lug wheel, the measurement is only an estimate unless accurately measured using a bolt pattern gauge. A bolt pattern gauge is a specialty tool and is not widely available. Wheel Size: You will also need to know the diameter, width, offset and backspace of the wheels. Backspace measures

  • Getting the Right Wheel Fit

  • …a zero offset would have the mounting surface exactly in the center. A positive offset moves the wheel toward the center of the vehicle and a negative offset moves the wheel outboard of the vehicle. You may have noticed that when you do view wheels by vehicle, you may see a range of offsets for your…

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

  • …Vehicle" tool on our site. Here's why: Though wheel size, offset and/or bolt pattern are all important, they alone cannot ensure an exact fit. To avoid vibration, wheel/tire interference and unbalanced handling, you'll need to measure a few other critical wheel components. At Tire Rack, we do…

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