How To Measure Rims. Browse wheel tire setups herehttpbitly2Imgo9BOn this episode of Wheel School We go over how to properly measure your wheels. Rim or wheel offset is the distance from the centerline of the wheel to its mounting surface.
You can measure a wheels backspacing by running a straight edge across the rim bead without a tire and dropping another straight edge or Tape measureruler down to the wheel face measuring that distance. I use 20 cm 200 mm length. Place a ruler or tape measure perpendicular to the straight edge near the center of the wheel.
Step 2 Measure the width of the tire by placing the measuring tape on the inside bead lip and across to the opposite inside bead lip.
I use 20 cm 200 mm length. But when purchasing wheels our customers often dont know what their current wheel offsets are. To measure a 5-lug rim place the hook of your measuring tape in the middle of a bolt. Weld Racing displays how to measure back space on a wheel.