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offset... #258497 Aug 24, 9:02pm Aug 24, 9:02pm
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What would be the best offset for the rims having a body kit? 42mm? higher...lower?

Re: offset... [Re: lilchief] #258498 Aug 24, 9:03pm Aug 24, 9:03pm
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Bodykit shouldn't really matter what offset you get, but if you're talking about wide-body, then that's a different story.

Re: offset... [Re: MptGlw69] #258499 Aug 24, 11:06pm Aug 24, 11:06pm
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so what is a good offset?


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Re: offset... [Re: lilchief] #258500 Aug 24, 11:18pm Aug 24, 11:18pm
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I know that a 30 mm offset goes flush with the fenders.


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Re: offset... [Re: Kim] #258501 Aug 25, 9:53am Aug 25, 9:53am
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It depends on your rim width.
30mm on 7.5 inch rim is different than 30mm on 6.5 inch wheel!
look here:
http://toy4two.home.mindspring.com/offset.html


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Re: offset... [Re: MptGlw69] #258502 Aug 25, 10:07am Aug 25, 10:07am
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Originally Posted by MptGlw69
Bodykit shouldn't really matter what offset you get, but if you're talking about wide-body, then that's a different story.


yes it does if you want it flush with the stock fenders!! When you drop your car, you'll notice that the tires sit in further a little bit, so if you want the same look with better rims, stay with the same offset, if you want it to be flush, get a smaller positive offset, if you want a widebody, then get even smaller positive offset, you might even be able to get a negative offset, ive seen a celica with the APR widebody that had like -10 or something in the rear wheels, but offset would be affected by tire wideth, depening on what kit you get, how far your fenders stick out(widebody or flares), etc..


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Re: offset... [Re: qbanprepster21] #258503 Aug 25, 10:10am Aug 25, 10:10am
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oh yeah you're right i meant 30 mm offset with a 7 inch rim.


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Re: offset... [Re: Kim] #258504 Aug 27, 3:27pm Aug 27, 3:27pm
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ok guys i'm getting 18x7.5 wheels with 45mm offset. What would that look like? Will it stick out or be flush with the fender? Would it look good?


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Re: offset... [Re: lilchief] #258505 Aug 28, 6:54am Aug 28, 6:54am
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anyone?


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Re: offset... [Re: lilchief] #258506 Aug 28, 8:09pm Aug 28, 8:09pm
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I was always under the impression that a 35mm offset for a 17" wheel was ideal or close. Go bigger go closer to around 32mm to 30mm. You get it. 42mm and greater are for Hondas/Acuras. Try to get the offset correct to begin with. Not that you will have any problems getting a 42mm, maybe a 48mm. I don't know. 45 will stick in more than a 35, 40, etc. not push out and fill in.

Re: offset... [Re: hephaestus] #258507 Aug 29, 10:11am Aug 29, 10:11am
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so the lower the offset the more it sticks out? did i get it right?


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