How to chek if rims fit your car

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How to chek if rims fit your car

Post by ZetaTre » Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:28 pm

I've been looking around for some time of a good resource to figure out what wheels will fit. Too many variables to consider:
1) will the offset fit my car?
2) will the tire fit the rim?
3) will my speedometer reading be all screwed up?
4) will the rims be rubbing?
5) <add yours here>?

I found a couple very useful resources I though I would share

LINK #1 tells you how the diameter/speedometer reading of different tires compares to a standard.

LINK #2 gives you detailed dimensions of the wheel compared to a standard. It gives measures of suspension, fender and wheelwells clearance. And also tells you the rim size that a particular tire size will fit on.

It would be great to find a resource that tells you what tire size would fit on a particular rim size. If anyone has it, it would be great if he/she could share it.
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Re: How to chek if rims fit your car

Post by Shipkiller » Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:35 pm

Drives 2008 Z4MC (His) & 2003 Z4 Roadster (Her's)

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Re: How to chek if rims fit your car

Post by Stafainn » Sun Jan 09, 2011 9:25 pm

I've always found this site a good source of information on wheels and tyres.

http://www.carbibles.com/tyre_bible.html

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Re: How to chek if rims fit your car

Post by Omegaman » Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:11 pm

Shipkiller wrote:In addition to Zeta's links, here are a few more.

Wheel Offset Calculator
http://www.1010tires.com/WheelOffsetCalculator.asp

Tire Size Calculator:
http://www.1010tires.com/TireSizeCalculator.asp

More links:
http://www.alloywheels.com/tyrecalc.asp
http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

Great links and help - thanks! Now to just find the funds.

Thanks again for all of the welcomes.

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