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Old 04-05-2013, 02:42 PM   #1
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New wheels, offset is...off

Well bought me some new wheels, and the manufacturer would not do a +40 offset so we were stuck with +35 and the back is perfect, the front not so much - they are a little too mexflush, about 10mm off. I'm running H+R coilovers. What are you suggestions to fix this. What is my best option? Camber plates?


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Old 04-05-2013, 02:43 PM   #2
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widebody?
put a narrower tire on it?
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widebody?
put a narrower tire on it?
Not doing body kit looks retarded, Narrow tires won't help. I am doing a stretch but it won't do enough, my car is low.
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could try to pull ur fenders
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Yah, I'm thinkin' about 43mm stock, with 40 to 45 being the usual recommendation... 35 would give you about the 10mm extra "poke" you're seeing....

Body modification &/or the smallest tire that's close to the right diameter instead of the largest would be about it.

Trying to use camber to fit 'em in the wheel wells would be buying more problems....

Major camber might work on a trailered autocross car, not on anything for the hwy..

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it may be possible with the design of the wheels to mill a little off the mounting surface to change the offset, 10mm is about 3/8"....which is kind of a lot to cut off the meat/strength of the wheel. If you had camber adjustable lower control arms paired with camber plates up top you could "pull in" the whole wheel assembly a bit to try and help...
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Can we get a picture to see what it looks like?
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Can we get a picture to see what it looks like?
This is the best you'll get I'm not showing a dead on.



The image isn't straight over top though because I suck at photos.
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it may be possible with the design of the wheels to mill a little off the mounting surface to change the offset, 10mm is about 3/8"....which is kind of a lot to cut off the meat/strength of the wheel. If you had camber adjustable lower control arms paired with camber plates up top you could "pull in" the whole wheel assembly a bit to try and help...
No, I'm not drilling the wheels. They were too much trouble and expense to get.
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This is the best you'll get I'm not showing a dead on.



The image isn't straight over top though because I suck at photos.
boo why not???

am sure if you got some camber up front they will fit.

have you asked on FJ yet?
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