(ProQuest: ... denotes obscured text omitted.) Understanding (and being able to relate to the customer) such critical dimensions as rim diameter, rim width, offset, backspacing and bolt circle not only will help you order the correct fitment for the vehicle at hand, but will enable you to select a custom fit based on the customer's desires, as well. Excessive negative offset, where the tire is positioned farther outboard, can increase the loads experienced by wheel bearings and ball joints, due to an extended leverage effect.\n and backspace measures 4-in., then 4 - (8 - 2) = 4 - 4 = +3-in. offset. If the wheel or hub features a five-bolt pattern, measure from the center of one hole to the outside edge of the hole farthest away. if you don't wish to be bothered by measuring with a ruler, tape measure or dial caliper, you can use a specialty measuring device.
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