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Old 12-16-2018, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Front wheels offset

Hi Guys,

Since fitting the new 16" wheels to my pickup I have noticed the R/H side hub cap is sitting just outside of the guard, while the L/H side is in by an inch or so.
I have done some quick rough calculations and I believe the difference between the wheels and their guards is around 1.5 inches. But I also found that my L/h guard is wider by around 1/2" possibly because of the spare tyre holder. Can anyone please confirm the spare tyre guards are wider?
Also can anyone please help me figure out what might've shifted in the front end that would've moved the wheels over? My uneducated guess is the front spring has slid across on the cross member?

Thanks in advance Steve
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Old 12-16-2018, 10:26 PM   #2
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Guards the same, Check front u bolts pos loose BUT if correct center bolt in spring it locates into square hole in cross member, Something not right, Derek on other side of the strait,
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When you are measuring use hard surfaces like a point on the frame to a point on the back plate, body parts can and have been moved by crashes and rashes. Your light bar looks like it is off center also
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Old 12-17-2018, 04:06 PM   #4
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When you are measuring use hard surfaces like a point on the frame to a point on the back plate, body parts can and have been moved by crashes and rashes. Your light bar looks like it is off center also
Oh Yeah!! So it does.. I can see it when checking the centre of the headlights. I might have to check the alignment of all front panels. I know we had trouble remounting the radiator of the rubber chocks after we put the engine in..

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Old 01-15-2019, 11:23 PM   #5
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Hi guys,
Since I posted this someone suggested to me that the 16" rims could have different offsets.. I haven't had a chance to have a look at mine in the garage.. But does anyone know for a fact that there was different offset options?
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