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How rims are measured

How rims are measured? We teach you how.

Rims are an important part of any vehicle, and understanding how they are measured is essential for selecting the right size for your car. Measuring rims is a relatively simple process that involves measuring the diameter, width, and bolt pattern of the rim.

The diameter of a rim is the distance from one side to the other, measured through the center of the wheel. This measurement is usually expressed in inches and can range from 10 to 24 inches. The width of a rim is measured from one bead seat to the other, and is typically expressed in inches as well. Rim widths can range from 4 to 12 inches.

The bolt pattern of a rim refers to how many lug nuts it has and how they are spaced out around the wheel. This measurement is usually expressed in terms of “lug count” (the number of lug nuts) and “bolt circle” (the diameter of an imaginary circle formed by the centers of the lug nuts). Common bolt patterns include 4×100, 5×114.3, 5×120, 6×135, and 8×170.

When selecting rims for your vehicle, it’s important to make sure that all three measurements (diameter, width, and bolt pattern) match up with your car’s specifications. If you’re unsure about what size rims you need for your car, consult with a professional or refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual for more information.

By understanding how rims are measured and making sure that all three measurements match up with your car’s specifications, you can ensure that you select the right size rims for your vehicle. You are not sure which size fit’s your car? Check this website to find it out. You know already the right size and want to upgrade your ride? Check our shop to find a stunning set of wheels.

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