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      06-06-2012, 04:41 PM   #1
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concave vs offset

i know it may sound like a newbie question but what is the difference between concave and offset?
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      06-06-2012, 04:47 PM   #2
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Concave is a design element and offset is explained above
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you need lower offset wheels for more concave.
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you need lower offset wheels for more concave.
He's right. For most wheels, the concavity is determined by the offset. However, for our wheels, the offset doesn't change the concavity and only the width would. IE: 9.5 +35 will be more concave than a 8.5 +35
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