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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-07-2004, 02:44 AM Thread Starter
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Need help with rims...plz

Is there like a Rim 101 somewhere? The reason why I ask this is cause I dont have any idea about rims and ways to pick them. To me, I think all of them will fit. I know about tire sizes and etc, but I never had to pick out rims before. Thank you in advance.


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-08-2004, 12:13 AM
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first thing is bolt pattern. 5 on 4.25" or 108mm

second is offset. the allowable offset depends on the width of the wheel. To me, it's easier to say you need less than 6.4" backspacing.

Here is how to find backspacing:

(wheel width/2) +.5 + (offset/25.4) = back spacing.

you'll also want less than 4.6" front spacing, which is found by the same thing above, except you subtract the (offset/25.4).

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