What are the Lug Patterns and Offset of a Wheel?

A wheel upgrade is always an exciting event. The wheels are the foundation of the vehicle and can help turn any ride into a head turner. Before you choose your wheel, it is important to know the lug pattern and offset for your vehicle. This can help you save time and help you get exactly what you want. The lug pattern includes a set of numbers and is important because you will need to get a wheel that matches with your vehicle. Knowing your lug pattern can help make this happen. Off-set is also very important. A vehicle’s off-set can impact handling and alter a vehicle’s look. Today, many manufacturers have a positive off-set, which means the wheels are closer to the body. However, this has not always been the case. During the 60s and 70s American muscle cars had negative off-set, which is also known as a deep dish style.

The lug pattern and off-set are highly important things to know when shopping for a wheel. A car is like a puzzle that needs to be put together and knowing what pieces fit together is important. At 4wheel online, we have everything you need to know about the subject… Read More

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