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Aug 24, 10:02pm - #258497 
offset...

What would be the best offset for the rims having a body kit? 42mm? higher...lower?

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Aug 24, 10:03pm - #258498 
Bodykit shouldn't really matter what offset you get, but if you're talking about wide-body, then that's a different story.

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Aug 25, 12:06am - #258499 
so what is a good offset?


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Aug 25, 12:18am - #258500 
I know that a 30 mm offset goes flush with the fenders.


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Aug 25, 10:53am - #258501 
It depends on your rim width.
30mm on 7.5 inch rim is different than 30mm on 6.5 inch wheel!
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http://toy4two.home.mindspring.com/offset.html


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Aug 25, 11:07am - #258502 
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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Aug 25, 11:10am - #258503 
oh yeah you're right i meant 30 mm offset with a 7 inch rim.


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Aug 27, 4:27pm - #258504 
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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Aug 28, 7:54am - #258505 
anyone?


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Aug 28, 9:09pm - #258506 
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.

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Aug 29, 11:11am - #258507 
so the lower the offset the more it sticks out? did i get it right?


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