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PCD/Offset Calculations

Most wheels in use today for passenger car purposes have a positive offset. Most 4 x 4 vehicle have zero or negative offsets. Just because a wheel from one vehicle has the same PCD and offset as the wheel from another does not mean they are interchangeable – the centre bore of the wheel and hub must also be the same to ensure centralisation of the wheel, and the shape of the spokes must ensure clearance of the brake calipers. Many manufacturers use the same wheel fitments as others, but some are unique