Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Wheel Offset And Flush Fitment Guide - Gettin' Off

Wheel Offset And Flush Fitment Guide - Gettin' Off

Mastering Wheel Offsets And Flush Fitment

Charles Trieu
Mar 11, 2010
Photographer: Super Street Archives
SHARE

The first and most important thing about modifying a car is stance. You can't just pick any good-looking rim and hope it will look good on your car. Getting the right style rim, ride height, rim size and offset is crucial. Every car has a perfect rim, height and stance that will look best. A VIP car can tuck half the rim and look good, but that wouldn't look so hot on an AWD car. An AWD car would look great with 18" rims, wide tires and a flush fitment. And most FF cars would look horrible with 18" wheels.

Sstp_1004_01_o+wheel_offset+wheel_offset Photo 2/11   |   Wheel Offset And Flush Fitment Guide - Gettin' Off

Wheel offset is one of the most misunderstood and unknown things about car building. There's a lot more to it than just a number. On any given wheel you will find an ET number. ET standing for 'einpresstiefe', which is German for offset.

SHARE ARTICLE
By Charles Trieu
161 Articles

RELATED ARTICLES

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE HOW TO

Tuner develops lightweight aero, suspension and wheel set for plug-in hybrid sports car
Bob HernandezMay 12, 2015
Bolt-on dyno-proven horsepower gains for the 4U-GSE/FA20
Jofel TolosaMay 8, 2015
Stepping up our interior game with some steering whee upgrades fro A Spec
Jofel TolosaMay 8, 2015
Whether you're balling on a budge, safety oriented, or the performance enthusiast, Bridgestone has the rubber you need.
Jofel TolosaMay 8, 2015

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
TO TOP