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Rim offset
« on: September 09 2019, 08:33:28 AM »
Prasad on FB posted this table which I thought was useful. The zero doesn't seem to precisely track the center?

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Re: Rim offset
« Reply #1 on: September 09 2019, 09:31:50 AM »
does not look right to me
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Re: Rim offset
« Reply #2 on: September 09 2019, 09:44:45 AM »
There seems to be some variation as to the points from which backspacing and offset are measured...ins ide lip outside lip.  I found some charts that agree with the above and others that are a 1/4 inch different.  Must not be a precise science
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Re: Rim offset
« Reply #3 on: September 09 2019, 10:04:53 AM »
Way to much thinking going on in that chart. I guess I need to do a video on how to use a tape measure.
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Re: Rim offset
« Reply #4 on: September 09 2019, 05:09:44 PM »
It's overly simplistic.  That chart assumes a certain thickness of the wheel at the mounting flange.
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