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Old 03-22-2004, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys, I'm getting ready to purchase my new wheels, and I just have one question for those of you that know this offhand. The wheels I am looking to get are 19 x 8" width with a +40mm offset and a polished lip. I'm trying to figure out by the offset if the lip on the wheel will be fairly big, or if the lip will be fairly small. Any help would be great.
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low offset = more lip

high offset = narrow lip
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the guy I talked to said the lip is 2.5". Sounds like it's quite deep for an 8" rim.
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heh you can fit liek a coke can in that
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yeah, i guess it does seem huge.... I just wish it had staggered for the rear wheels... I'm still planning on putting 245s to the rears and 225 or 235s to the fronts... it'll look nooice
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