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    Can you correct a wheels OffSet

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    Question can you correct a wheel offset by shaving the hub, by using a professional precision cutter?

    Will it weaken the wheel?

    I do know the correct amount for the car offset Audi with 19" are 5x112 ET 52 the ones I have are 33's a difference of about 17mm. The standard set sits to much in for me so looking at 10mm cut

    Has anyone done this before and whats the feedback about it
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    [QUOTE=C39KER;1886207]Question can you correct a wheel offset by shaving the hub, by using a professional precision cutter?]

    Can you? Yes!

    Have I done this? Yes! On 13-inch Lotus rims many years ago when desperate i.e., no funds to purchase new rims...

    Would I recommend this? NO!

    WHY? You really do need both a good machine and a good operator! You must also have the ability to locate/pick-up the wheel via the tyre seat and NOT the outside of the wheel rim (as you've no guarantee that the 2-faces are parallel to each other!).

    But yes, you can do it...

    Will it weaken the wheel? Depends how much material you remove and the relationship of the hub to: 1) the wheel spokes, and 2) the wheel rim..

    It's an interestion one, no doubt

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    Why not use spacers and longer wheel bolts to get the 10mm poke you want , much easier.

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    Not something I'd recommend if im honest. Spacers or the required offset fella. Be safe
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