Rim Width

If you’re in the process of choosing new alloy wheels for your vehicle, the rim width is going to play a big role. You won’t be able to simply take the first wheels that catch your eye – your wheels will need to have the approved dimensions specified in the general operating permit to ensure the safety of both you and your vehicle. Funnily enough, rim width is also commonly referred to as jaw [...]

2020-03-04T12:00:36+01:00March 4, 2020|RIAL Newsblog|

Wheel Offset

Things to Know about Wheel Offset The wheel offset (abbreviated as ET, from the German term Einpresstiefe) determines the position of the wheel within the wheel well. The ET is thus one of the factors influencing your vehicle’s axle track. This makes it a good place to start if you’re thinking of converting your vehicle to a sportier, wider track. You should be aware, however, that a wider track will only improve road [...]

2020-03-04T12:03:46+01:00March 4, 2020|RIAL Newsblog|
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