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im getting my sportmax 002's 15x8 with a 0 offset mounted on the stock tires sometime this week. did anyone here do this and if so did you get a front end alignment or is it not needed. any help would be great.
 

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Its not needed. Alignment is only needed if you change suspension usually or if you hit a big pothole/curb and think you screwed things up. Shouldnt have to worry!

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thanx fellas.
 

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Yeah I have my 002's on stockers and did'nt need an alignment. The only I suggest is to get the rear fenders rolled and get a hubcentric ring for the front rims.
 

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Personally, whenever I change wheels, replace tires, or do any suspension work, I get an alignment.

I much prefer paying $60 now, than a couple of hundred+ later, for new tires.

Even if its going from 17x7 +40 to 17x7.5 +38, your still changing the attitude/geometry/tiresontact patch/tracking, and thus the reason why I get an alignment.
 

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i dont plan on lowering it until after the winter. so the fenders are fine. did anyone else use the hubcentric rings because i have only heard of one person using them?? are they needed??
 

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i dont plan on lowering it until after the winter. so the fenders are fine. did anyone else use the hubcentric rings because i have only heard of one person using them?? are they needed??
I'm pretty sure it depends on the bore of the wheel, but I'm using them.
 

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Hubcentric rings are only an optional thing.

You can use them to aid in keeping the wheels true with your hubs, but in most cases if your torque your wheels properly and use lugnuts designed for the wheels you will be fine.
 
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