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I've been toying around with the idea of getting new wheels for my Cube as I got the S model and have supplemented my stock caps with Full Moon (I'll post pics soon) caps for the time being. I've been looking into the Enkei T-FORK Wheel 17x7.0 4x114.3 wheels. I noticed there are two choices on the offset and really have no clue what would be better +38 or +45. Not sure if I am grasping this offset thing correctly or not so I apologize for my noobishness...would the +38 stick out further in the wheel well than the 45? Thanks in advance for any advice.
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Moshe,

Think of the offset as being the center of the wheel. My wheels have a 0 offset, meaning since they are 7 inches wide, they have 3.5 inches on each side of the hub. Since the wheels you are looking at are a plus 38, the wheel is bigger on the inside of the wheel, meaning that more is in the wheel well then out of it.
 

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Here's a simple rule of thumb:

The lower the number, the further it sticks out.

+45 would sit further into the wheel well than +38.
 

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Moshe said:
I've been toying around with the idea of getting new wheels for my Cube as I got the S model and have supplemented my stock caps with Full Moon (I'll post pics soon) caps for the time being.
--Moshe
I used to have a set on my truck, we used to call them Salt Flat Disk's, true salt flats get screwed into the tires and the type I had and probably yours too were "push on" into the stock wheel lip. Baby moons were the old classic cereal bowl over the hub. Every once in a wile you see that look on a new car and I think it looks dumb.

I like the salt flat look, cant wait to see it on a Cube

Christine ;)
 

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Yup press on salt flat disks!

They look good, it is a great cheap way to make your ride look good!

Bummer is if you hit the right bump that puppy becomes a Frisbee, I know because I lost a few.

The screw on kind do not suffer this fait and they are wicked lighter too!

Christine ;)
 

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Installed the new wheels last night and they fit perfect. I got 18 x 7.5 +45 with 215/40 zr18 tires. I can turn the wheel stop to stop and have no contact anywhere.



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i m just wondering that will this fits my cube???


Wheel Diameter (Inches) - 17"
Wheel Width (Inches) - 7.5"
PCD Bolt Pattern - 4x114.3
Offset - 45mm
Hub Bore - 73mm
 

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KkSc said:
i m just wondering that will this fits my cube???


Wheel Diameter (Inches) - 17"
Wheel Width (Inches) - 7.5"
PCD Bolt Pattern - 4x114.3
Offset - 45mm
Hub Bore - 73mm
Yes, those wheels should fit.

The centerbore shouldn't be an issue because you'll be able to get hubcentric rings to fit the wheels to the hub.
 

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Wheels are made to be universal. The hubcentric rings should come wig the wheels you buy as long as you get them from a reputable seller.
 
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