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Old 12-07-2012, 01:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Less wheel offset will always look better than spacers. You will get a concave effect. However on this car our offset is a little wacked and is hard to run super aggressive wheels. No one is really giving you attitude. If you can't handle a little internet razzing you should probably stay away from it.
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I wasn't asking how to get offset. I asked what it was. Simple. First post answered it. Yes I could've googled it. And at this point google would've been a little less crass about it.

I know what I want, to push the wheels out a little bit. Closer to flush with the body.

According to Wikipedia, which was the first link on my search. It's better to keep the factory offset. Which currently on my factory rims is +45. Also the same on the rims I'd like to put on.

Now I'd assume that someone else on here has wanted to do, or has done the same thing. And I asked which was the better route. Budget aside.

And the next time I ask a question and want attitude, I'll ask for it. It may look something like this "What is offset, and what does it do. With attitude please".

Now that I've looked into it. It's easier and less expensive to add spacers. Thank you for your posts.


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I wasn't asking how to get offset. I asked what it was. Simple. First post answered it. Yes I could've googled it. And at this point google would've been a little less crass about it.

I know what I want, to push the wheels out a little bit. Closer to flush with the body.

According to Wikipedia, which was the first link on my search. It's better to keep the factory offset. Which currently on my factory rims is +45. Also the same on the rims I'd like to put on.

Now I'd assume that someone else on here has wanted to do, or has done the same thing. And I asked which was the better route. Budget aside.

And the next time I ask a question and want attitude, I'll ask for it. It may look something like this "What is offset, and what does it do. With attitude please".

Now that I've looked into it. It's easier and less expensive to add spacers. Thank you for your posts.


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lol, you need to calm down.... you should probably know that the the factory offset of our cars is +60, which is a far cry from 45. Which is to say, that your wheel at 45 offset maybe either closer to the fender than the factory wheel or sunkin farther. if it is a 6" wide wheel it is 2mm farther out than factory, and if it is 8" it is 28mm out from the factory wheel. Offset is only part of what does/doesn't fit when it comes to wheels. it is all math and having a tape measure, some basic understandings, and goals in mind we can help you find what you want.

Spacers work, but they are cheap way out and visually you can see it if you spend any amount of time looking at it.

Since w/e wheels you have on it aren't stock (as their offset tells us otherwise), can you post pictures of what you do have, along with width and diameter? Maybe you could just buy 2 additional wheels of the same style with different specs to make them look and fit better.

Ps you asked a very broad question with what seems to be little or no effort put into it. This place is for help, not spoon feeding.
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