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Read up a little on scrub radius. I believe H&R has a brief writeup on their website. If you go with a wider wheel than stock (11" for example), you are going to alter the scrub radius differently than just "pushing" the OEM ones out by 12mm.
IMO, the aftermarket wheels w/ more aggressive offsets will stress the lug bolts / studs less, therefore, maybe the hub a little less. All other related components should be "stressed" about the same as putting on spacers on OEMs.
Do remember what NB said is true. Little more unsprung weight due to spacers and longer bolts. Very little weight increase, and it is in the center of the wheel.
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Last edited by EM_5; 4th April 2008 at 11:07 PM.