Wheels Rims WAS: RE: 17x8", 32mm offset?

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Fri Aug 20 13:29:22 EDT 2004

>Hi Phil:
>I think the concern was that if the alloy wasn't on the hub "lip" 
>and was just flush against the UFO rotor, the shear strength of the 
>wheel was carried solely by the 5 bolts holding the alloy pressed 
>against the UFO.
>I've personally seen two such set ups separate on tracks.......
>The last was from (arguably) the old severe transition from the road 
>course to the NASCAR loop at NHIS.  Its there where the rim came off 
>the car.  Thankfully, Alan came to a soft rest in the level 
>A safety concern to all when we whizz around WG.
>-Scott by BOSTON

Hi Scott,
Sorry, ignore the ramblings I spewed in my last message--brain not 
yet engaged this morning. :(


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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