If you are trying to upgrade your ride for off-road use, one of the first things that you should consider is upgrading your rims. Making sure that you upgrade your rims first of all will ensure that your vehicle will be able to cope with off-road conditions. Choosing the right off-road rims can give your vehicle a more aggressive look and ensure that you can be more successful in navigating a variety of terrain.

Choosing Offsets

If you wanted to add a bigger diameter off-road rim to your vehicle, you have to consider offsets, and backspacing. An offset will measure the distance between the center of the wheel and the mounting surface. If you’re going to be adding a larger rim, you’ll need to decrease the offset from your original manufacturer specifications and move the wheel further out of your truck. Decreasing the offset will give you more space between the suspension in your tire and make sure that the upgraded tire will clear your wheel wells.

The Right Material

If you’re going to be using your wheels off-road, you want to make sure that there built out of the top Al. Alloy is sure is that you can have a stronger rand without adding extra weight. Steel rims are too heavy and this could mean slower acceleration and sloppy are turning when you really need it.

The Right Fit

Finding the right fit often means having a wide inventory of products to look at. Working with a professional in off-road rims can make sure that you are getting a look that suits your lift and the model of SUV, truck, or jeep that you would like to lift.

If you are ready to pick off-road rims for your vehicle, contact our staff today and we can help you choose the ideal style for your vehicle and off-road performance.

This post was written by Justin K, owner of Wheel ID. Wheel ID is Tampa Bay’s premier custom shop. We carry wheel and tire packages for every vehicle, custom suspension kits, and lift kits in Tampa. We only hire highly trained technicians using state of the art equipment with experience in all areas of tire, wheel, suspension, and 4×4 needs.