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Old 01-30-2006, 07:00 PM   #1
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Default bonnevile bolt pattern,

is known to be 5x115,

now the question,

I was browsing through a wheel website and I noticed that the Magnum/charger along with other RWD vehicles share the same bolt pattern,

Does it matter about the FWD/RWD if they share the same bolt pattern?

I know traditionally FWD and RWD willnot fit, but know all these universal rims have surfaced and I wanted to know if it would be compatible?

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I beleave at that point all that matters is the off set.

but i dont know what ares is
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yeah the offset will usually cause them to stick out really far..if you've ever seen a FWD car with bolt-on spoke rims you know what i'm talking about....its very likely you wont have any turning radius..
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what'* our offset? and what'* the best to go with (negitive offset, positive, nutral)
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you need a positive offset at least between 36 and 40.

negative offset are 'deep dish' wheels for RWD vehicles..nuetral is the standard offset for RWD vehicles.
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you need a positive offset at least between 36 and 40.

negative offset are 'deep dish' wheels for RWD vehicles..nuetral is the standard offset for RWD vehicles.
alright, negitive'* the deep dish, meaning very tight turns?
nuetral'* cause perhaps a little rub,

positive before 36 or after 40 will cause problems?
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well the offset determines where inside the rim width the wheel bolts up to the car..the more positive you go the closer to the outside rim the lugs bolt up..negative offsets are more towards the inside rim..hence why deep dish would stick out too far on a FWD vehicle..standard offsets are right around the middle but would still stick out about halfway outside the fender making turning next to impossible..

to be exact i think our cars have a +38 offset..you can go to +36 or +40..anything beyond that and you risk severe rubbing..you pretty much have to go with the proper offset.
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to be exact i think our cars have a +38 offset..you can go to +36 or +40..anything beyond that and you risk severe rubbing..you pretty much have to go with the proper offset.

hmm, I learn something new everyday. While I'd enjoy the luxury look of some rims I now find thier not the right off-set needed for my car

as for deep dish, how much can the negitive off-set without causing problems?

I really like the way rims look with a pretty deep "lip" how much of the "lip" can U get before U have problems?
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I've got 17s with a 5x114.3 pattern, 42mm offset, 225/55/17s, and a 2" drop with no problems or rubbing.
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yeah you can go with a higher offset..if you start going to lower(less than +36) you run the risk of taking your front calipers off depending on the wheel design

any negative offset wouldn't work unless you removed your fenders..heh
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