Wheel Offset Calculator

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Wheel Offset Calculator

Post by FRUNKenstein » Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:26 pm

I often see people ask "Will these wheels fit on my car?" I'm wheel offset challenged. Can one of you guys explain how to calculate offsets for both narrow and wide body cars?
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Re: Wheel Offset Calculator

Post by 5chn3ll » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:43 am


Pelican Parts also has a fairly exhaustive writeup on wheel fitment:
https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticl ... itment.htm

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Re: Wheel Offset Calculator

Post by b3freak » Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:06 pm

This one right here is my favorite...

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Re: Wheel Offset Calculator

Post by texcwa » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:06 pm

Thanks b3freak, I had not seen that one. This is what I used when checking my last wheel purchase.

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