As the first post on this blog i will tell you a little something about bolt patterns. Please continue reading :)
A bolt pattern is a term used for the number of bolt holes and the circle's diameter on the wheels. This information is passed to the person responsible for fitting a new or used wheel on a vehicle. Getting the measurements correct is essential for a perfect fit and prevents any expensive and unwanted surprises. There are a few steps to make sure this is completed satisfactorily.
The number of bolts and diameter will result in a measurement. Record the 2 numbers and divide the two with an "x." This measurement will be used to request the correct wheels for a vehicle. Give the diameter in inches or millimeters. This will depend on the location of the wheel purchase.
What if the person measuring is used to millimeters or inches but needs to give the measurement which is opposite to their knowledge? There are several conversion charts for bolt patterns on the internet.
These simple steps and some patience will result in an accurate bolt pattern measurement and an easy fitting.