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Old 02-09-2005, 01:15 PM   #1
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I'm running 18" x 7.5" Advan RG's.

I have no hubcentric rings sitting behind my wheels. I know that for some cars and wheels -- not having them causes extra stress on the studs, and possibly not as centered tires/wheels.


Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-09-2005, 01:28 PM   #2
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Hello =)


I'm running 18" x 7.5" Advan RG's.

I have no hubcentric rings sitting behind my wheels. I know that for some cars and wheels -- not having them causes extra stress on the studs, and possibly not as centered tires/wheels.


Any advice on this would be greatly appreciated.
My understanding (although I could be wrong) is that cars that utilize tappered lug nuts do not need the rings as the lugs will center the wheel on the hub.
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Old 02-09-2005, 03:29 PM   #3
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My understanding (although I could be wrong) is that cars that utilize tappered lug nuts do not need the rings as the lugs will center the wheel on the hub.
you are ...... a cars weight is designed to be resting on the center hub .... that's why it is there ......


do your wheels fit snuggly onto the center hubs ?
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Old 02-09-2005, 03:33 PM   #4
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you are ...... a cars weight is designed to be resting on the center hub .... that's why it is there ......


do your wheels fit snuggly onto the center hubs ?

They fit snug w/o horizontal play when i hand screw the lugs back on -- when the car is jacked up.


No harm in ordering some i guess... But im worried about fitment, because im not using stock wheels.

Any suggestions? I heard they were cheap anyway.
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Old 02-09-2005, 03:38 PM   #5
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you are ...... a cars weight is designed to be resting on the center hub .... that's why it is there ......


do your wheels fit snuggly onto the center hubs ?
Thanks for the clarification.
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Old 02-09-2005, 04:28 PM   #6
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I ordered them for my wheels but they did not fit. I have the ATS comp lites with Falken Azenis 225/45/17.
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