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      09-28-2009, 05:56 PM   #1
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Exclamation VMR CSL help!

does anyone have a picture of the back of one of these wheels?
i am trying to buy a set of 19" CSLs and the seller doesn't know what offset they are

i need to tell him where the offset is stamped on the wheel
can anyone help?
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      09-29-2009, 01:36 AM   #2
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does anyone have a picture of the back of one of these wheels?
i am trying to buy a set of 19" CSLs and the seller doesn't know what offset they are

i need to tell him where the offset is stamped on the wheel
can anyone help?
Here is where the seller should look.

Where the spokes meet the hub of the wheels, there are multiple stampings inside the small indentations pictured.

These numbers and acronyms indicate the wheel diameter, width, offset, factory part number, wheel quality testing certifications, etc. for that specific brand/model.
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This should help your seller out:

This is the back of a VB3 wheel. The [40] in that machined pocket is where the offset is stamped. If you need to verify the diameter and width, it's stamped on one of the outer machined pockets.


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thank you both so much
turns out the offset on the fronts is 40 and the rear is 45
so won't do for the M3
don't want to use 20mm spacers
really wanted the gunmetal instead of the silver i have
will wait till someone sells a good set
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thank you both so much
turns out the offset on the fronts is 40 and the rear is 45
so won't do for the M3
don't want to use 20mm spacers
really wanted the gunmetal instead of the silver i have
will wait till someone sells a good set
If you don't want to run the sellers wheels w/ spacers... Send me a PM, we've got the right offsets
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