FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

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Q:  How do you measure bolt patterns on wheels?

A:
4-LUG Measure center to center of two holes directly across from each other.
5-LUG Measure from the CENTER on one hole to the BACK of the third hole.This is the easiest and most accurate way to "Estimate" a 5-lug bolt circle.

BE CAREFULL WHEN ORDERING WHEELS ONCE YOU MOUNT A TIRE ON THEM THEY ARE YOURS. WHEELS THAT HAD TIRES MOUNTED ARE NOT RETURNABLE!

Q: HOW TO DETERMINE OFFSETS OR BACKSPACING?

A:

Items required to measure wheel backspace: Tape measure

Straight edge

Wheel w/o tire (preferred)

 

The easiest way to measure backspace is to lay the wheel face down onto the ground so the backside of the wheel is facing up. Take a straight edge and lay it diagonally across the inboard flange of the wheel. Take a tape measure and measure the distance from where the straight edge contacts the inboard flange to the hub mounting pad of the wheel. This measurement is backspace. The above photo shows three wheels with 2",3", & 4" backspace.

 

BE CAREFULL WHEN ORDERING WHEELS ONCE YOU MOUNT A TIRE ON THEM THEY ARE YOURS. WHEELS THAT HAD TIRES MOUNTED ARE NOT RETURNABLE!

Q: HOW TO MEASURE SPLINES ON STEERING COMPNENTS?

A:

To find out how many splines there are on the U-Joint you need to replace, start by drawing a line straight up and down the surface of it. If there is a flat porting with no splines turn it to the right. Count only the splines to the left of the line and double that number. This will give you a correct spline count for the replacement.