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    18x9 +50 offset wheel

    What would a 18x9 +50 offset wheel look like? Would that stick out a lot?

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    my previous wheels i had 9" wide with 42mm offset with 255 tires all around. on the front it was like a mm or 2 from touching the strut tower on the inside. im sure +50 will touch tower. on the back there was plenty of space in the wheel well. front was flush, rear was sunk a few mm

    you could use it but would have to use 235 tires, and clearance on the inside for the front would be extremely close.
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    Does a + 50 push the rim out or in? I thought it would push the rim out and stick out from the fenders.

    I tried to read up on what offset meant but I'm more confused now than before.
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    +50mm will pull the wheel in. A 10mm spacer to give the wheels an effective +40mm offset will make them sit pretty much perfect on the car.

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    Jojo's VR4 had a -9 offset in the back, with the extreme widebody look it was badass.


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    That has what relevance to anything mentioned in this thread?

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    Oh come on Jason, he used the word "offset" that counts for something doesn't it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gearheadvr4 View Post
    Does a + 50 push the rim out or in? I thought it would push the rim out and stick out from the fenders.

    I tried to read up on what offerer meant but I'm more confused now than before.
    negative offset = rubber patch moves outboard.

    positive offset = rubber patch moves inboard.

    stock 8.5's ran ~42mm offset. i've yet to hear of anyone successfully go wider with a higher offset. going wider with the same offset is pretty dicey as it is.

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    Unhappy

    Would running a spacer to get close to stock cause any negative affects? Could I still take it to the track?

    So you guys think a 18x9 +50 is possible? I'm desperately trying to find a Blitz Type 03 to replace the one that got hit a while back. I may have found a couple. These rims are ultra rare and I only have 3...



    Last edited by Gearheadvr4; 03-08-2011 at 10:42 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JasonY View Post
    That has what relevance to anything mentioned in this thread?

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    The fact that a negative offset sets the wheel further away from the wheel well.

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