Do you want to modify your ride to make it look cooler and different ?. One of the mild modifications that will change the appearance of your car is replacing your standard wheels with aftermarket wheels that are sold in the market, starting from manufacturer OEM wheels, original aftermarket wheels to KW wheels which are sold at various prices. Understanding and choosing the fitment for your car’s wheels can start with things like the diameter and width of the wheels. Then there is Centerbone, Offset and ending with a combination of a number of these elements will make wheels that fit and are nice to look at on your car. The following are tips for choosing car wheels to modify your favorite vehicle.
The width of the wheels, what you need to pay attention to is the shape of the under the wheels and the fenders and fenders. To adjust the wheels you want with the Alian car fender, it’s a good idea to pay attention to the width of the wheels so that you don’t change the part of the car’s legs so that your car can still run properly. If you have a small car or city car, the right width of the wheels is 7 inches, up to 10 inches for the light sedan class. If it is installed then you also have to check again whether your tires are stuck with the car fender or fender.
Design, don’t choose and install the wheel design on your car. Because the wrong model on the wheels will make your car look weird, just like you are wearing racing clothes but wearing running shoes. For example, if your car is a city car, it’s a good idea to choose wheels with a star design or your fingers to make the modified appearance of your car look less tacky and of course still easy on the eyes. Then if your car is an SUV type, then the offroad type wheels with thick tires or MT are perfect for modifying your car and that will definitely look even fiercer. To get more enlightened, you can consult a workshop that usually modifies cars, or you can join your social media group to add references regarding the type of rim that is suitable for your car.
Centerbore, is a hole or circle that is in the middle of the bolt hole on the wheel. Its function is to hold the wheel so that it remains in the center of the wheel. If the wheels you want to install on the car have a different centerbore, for example larger than the standard, it is highly recommended to add a center ring to close the gaps and absorb the load received by the wheel bolts. Don’t let your wheels just rely on the PCD bolts which can cause vibrations in the axle to break the bolt on the wheel, so never underestimate the function of the Centerbone and its role in the legs of the car.
Wheel size, size is very important for you to pay attention to in car modification. Car wheels have different diameters and each car is designed with a different maximum rim diameter, each car has 2 inches of maximum space on the fenders, so you are obliged to adjust the rim diameter to the type of your car, your fenders and of course the tires you use. . If your car is a small car or city car, then use a rim with a maximum diameter of 17 inches because if it’s bigger it will look strange. Then if your car is a large MPV or sedan type, then the right diameter of the wheels is 18 to 20 inches. Well, it’s a different story if your car is an SUV class, you can maximize the SUV type car for its wheel diameter up to 24 inches.
Offset, Offset is perhaps the most important factor in selecting and installing wheels in order to get the desired wheel fitment and fit and are nice to look at. Wheel offset is also often referred to as ‘ET’, which means the distance between the center axis of the wheel from the center line of the wheel. If the wheel offset number is positive, it means that the position of the center axis of the wheel tends to the outside of the wheel. Conversely, if the offset is negative, it means that the position of the center axis of the wheel tends to the inside of the wheel. Now if the offset is zero, then the center hole position of the wheel is right in the center line of the wheel. Or in other words if the smaller the offset of your wheels, then the rim or outer rim of the rim will get closer to or out of the fender. On the other hand, if the wheel offset is getting bigger or positive, then the outer lip of the wheel or rim lips will get deeper. The greater the offset number for your wheels, the further the wheel mass will be pushed under the car, reducing the overall track width.