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Old 01-23-2013, 04:37 PM
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Back when the economy took a dump I lost my company vehicle. Times have been really good the last 2 years so I got a company ride again! So I'm ready to Order a set of rims for it, but the whole offset things boggles me. I read the charts and still not sure what I need. Truck is a 2012 2500, came from the factory with 33x11.5x17 BFG all terrains. I pulled the stock fender flares and added a set of bush whacker pocket flares which stick out a little farther than the stock ones. I'm looking to but a set of 17x8 ballistic wheels with 35x12.5 but not sure if i need the +12 -12 or 0 offset. I want them to fit like the stock ones do, I don't want them to stick out past the flares.... I thought a + offset sucks the tire in more but with a wider rim and wider tire I don't know... Any help would help!! Thanks......
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This diagram might help:


but im still scratching my head why you'd be spending money on a company truck that's not yours...but hey that's cool you get to play around with a nice truck that's not yours either
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Well I believe your stock wheels are 17x8 with a 0 offset.
So the aftermarket 17x8 w/a 0 offset will fit the same. The two other wheels will stick out 1/2 further or suck in 1/2..The tires will hang 1/2 more over the wheel width on each side.
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run 0 offset. -12 pushes out and +12 sucks it in. 0 offset should be stock.

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if you put bush wacker pocket flares on and you get wheels with 0 offset IMO it will look out of place. -12 offset will widen the stance of the truck but should not stick out past your flares.
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