[V8] Wheel offset vs UFO clearance
glforensic at yahoo.com
Thu May 19 01:40:43 EDT 2005
Thanks for the help Keith. I found a good deal at www.cheapwheels.com. $350 US for a set of (4) 16" aftermarket alloys which will actually come with an Audi symbol center cap. $30 for extra hardware, including bolts, but free shipping. Hopefully they won't require spacers given that I'm running UFOs. I still can't get over how inexpensive new rims can be these days.
(2) 1990 Canadian V8s
DasWolfen at aol.com wrote:
UFO clearance has more to do with the design of the wheel than the offset.
The only way to know for sure without a clearance template for a particular
wheel is to fit it up and see if it clears.
Ingo is correct in one way though.... a larger offset number moves the
wheel closer to the steering arm. But in this case....a 7.5" 40 offset its not
enough to make a difference.
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