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Old 02-10-2007, 10:35 PM   #1
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Default Wheel, Tire, Offset for 40mm wide fenders

Hello everyone,

I'm in the process of doing the widebody thing with 40mm wider per side of the car.

Right now I have an 18x7.5 rim with 42 offset. Obviously this is going to look dinky on the car.

I am thinking of a 17" rim with some nice beefy tires. But I am not sure what offset I would need or what rims I should be looking for?

Price is a consideration, not looking for anything too expensive.. Trying to save some money for brakes.. and I am doing the widebody work myself.

Any suggestions would be great,

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Old 02-11-2007, 01:54 AM   #2
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Do the math. If you want the wheel face to be 40mm more towards the outside than it is now you need a 40mm lower offset or a mix of lowered offset and increased wheel width.
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