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Re: Offset (formerly wheel fantasy)

WARATAP@aol.com wrote:
> I can't believe  we're still talking about offset, but here's my $.02 worth:
> I've been researching new wheels for the summer time  for my V8 --at least I
> try to plan ahead.  According to the Tire Rack -and I really think they know
> what they're talking about (even if their english skills aren't the best):
> "Zero Offset:  The hub mounting surface is even with the centerline of the
> wheel.
> Positive Offset (a.k.a. Audi):  The hub mounting surface is toward the front
> or wheel side of the wheel.  Positive offset wheels are generally found on
> front wheel drive cars or the newer rear drive cars.
> Negative Offset:  The hub mounting surface is toward the back or brake side
> of the wheels centerline.  'Deep dish' wheels are typically a negative
> offset."
> If you still can't picture it, check out their Homepage and click on "Wheel
> Offset"
> -Ingo Rautenberg

Right on the nose !!!