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Re: Offset (formerly wheel fantasy)
> 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
> 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
> If you still can't picture it, check out their Homepage and click on "Wheel
> -Ingo Rautenberg
Right on the nose !!!