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US and Europe... by Andreas DK
Started on: 01-12-2008 03:35 PM
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Report this Post01-12-2008 03:35 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Andreas DKClick Here to Email Andreas DKSend a Private Message to Andreas DKDirect Link to This Post
Hi all..

in Europe we have a measuring of the center of the rims called a ET do you use the same Measuring in the US..?

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Report this Post01-12-2008 04:56 PM Click Here to See the Profile for ducattimanClick Here to Email ducattimanSend a Private Message to ducattimanDirect Link to This Post
I want to help,,but i have no idea what u mean or try'ng to say??
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Report this Post01-12-2008 05:07 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Andreas DKClick Here to Email Andreas DKSend a Private Message to Andreas DKDirect Link to This Post
hehe thanks...

but i think i might have found the aswer my self..! ET = Offset???

is the stock offset on a Fiero GT 42mm...?
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Report this Post01-12-2008 05:08 PM Click Here to See the Profile for psychosurferSend a Private Message to psychosurferDirect Link to This Post
What part of the wheel does "et" measure? Is it the thickness of the center of the wheel or backspacing etc?
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Report this Post01-12-2008 05:14 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Andreas DKClick Here to Email Andreas DKSend a Private Message to Andreas DKDirect Link to This Post
i think it would be the backspacing then..??

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Report this Post01-12-2008 06:55 PM Click Here to See the Profile for topher_timeClick Here to Email topher_timeSend a Private Message to topher_timeDirect Link to This Post
 
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Originally posted by Andreas DK:
but i think i might have found the aswer my self..! ET = Offset???

is the stock offset on a Fiero GT 42mm...?


You are correct. ET is the wheel offset. The stock offset on the GT is kinda a debate. The 15x7 on 86-87 GT and rear of the 88 GT is like 32mm or 35mm; or something close to it.
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Report this Post01-12-2008 07:43 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Andreas DKClick Here to Email Andreas DKSend a Private Message to Andreas DKDirect Link to This Post
Okey so do you think i would be able to fit a set of wheels whit a ET (offset) 38 on my 86´ GT..?
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Report this Post01-13-2008 02:48 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Robert 2Send a Private Message to Robert 2Direct Link to This Post
here is a sketch


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Originally posted by Andreas DK:

Okey so do you think i would be able to fit a set of wheels whit a ET (offset) 38 on my 86´ GT..?


Those should fit just fine.
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Report this Post01-13-2008 05:01 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Andreas DKClick Here to Email Andreas DKSend a Private Message to Andreas DKDirect Link to This Post
thanks a lot guy´s..!

i love this forum..! hehe :-D
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Report this Post01-13-2008 08:26 PM Click Here to See the Profile for jimbolayaClick Here to Email jimbolayaSend a Private Message to jimbolayaDirect Link to This Post
This may help also. http://www.fiero.nl/forum/Forum1/HTML/058236.html
Not my diagrams. I believe credit goes to Joe Torma.

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