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gcrotvik
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I'm considering purchasing a set of deep 6's. I'm confused as to the differences between the "flat" and "deep" 15 x 6 wheels. I understand they are deeper dish but what does that actually mean in terms of fitment? Both are 6 inches wide and have an offset of 36 and a backspace of 112. To me (I may be wrong, that's why I'm asking), that means the fitment, measured from the inner lip of the wheel well to the outside lip of the rim is exactly the same for both wheels. If so, when why are the deep 6's all the rage? Because they look "deeper"? See the reference chart below.

Educate me please!! Thanks. If this topic has been covered here before, my apologies.

Greg


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gcrotvik   Differences Between Flat 15x6 and Deep 15x6 Wheels   Aug 12 2017, 02:20 PM
mb911   I believe its in looks only that there is a differ...   Aug 12 2017, 02:33 PM
Mark Henry   Where the center meets the rim flat's are 20mm...   Aug 12 2017, 02:58 PM
BK911   Deep 6s came on the early cars up to 71. Some didn...   Aug 12 2017, 03:06 PM
mepstein   Huge price difference but they will probably just ...   Aug 12 2017, 03:08 PM
Mark Henry   Huge price difference but they will probably just...   Aug 12 2017, 03:23 PM
gcrotvik   I currently have a set of flat 6's that need t...   Aug 12 2017, 03:44 PM
914Sixer   Check out Maxilite Fuchs wheels.   Aug 12 2017, 03:57 PM
Marty Yeoman   :ttiwwp:   Aug 12 2017, 04:20 PM
napasteve   Just to be clear, looking at Mark Henry's pict...   Aug 12 2017, 05:12 PM
Mark Henry   I currently have a set of flat 6's that need ...   Aug 12 2017, 05:22 PM
pete000   Deep sixes might be lighter and are very expensive...   Aug 12 2017, 05:18 PM
ndfrigi   Deep sixes might be lighter and are very expensiv...   Aug 12 2017, 05:46 PM
nine11speedster   do we have some pricing for both the deep 6" ...   Aug 12 2017, 05:25 PM
wndsnd   do we have some pricing for both the deep 6...   Aug 12 2017, 06:54 PM
wndsnd   I have a set of both. MY deep six with hearts are...   Aug 12 2017, 06:53 PM
Larmo63   Yes, there are deep sixes made by Fuchs without he...   Aug 12 2017, 07:28 PM
wndsnd   :wub:   Aug 12 2017, 08:28 PM
pete000   Yes they are OEM Deep sixes with hearts for ...   Aug 12 2017, 11:31 PM
pete000   Yes they are OEM Deep sixes with hearts for ...   Aug 12 2017, 11:33 PM
wndsnd   Yes they are OEM Deep sixes with hearts for ...   Aug 13 2017, 06:52 AM
gulf908   Greg what year is your -6 and how correct do you ...   Aug 13 2017, 04:26 AM
rgalla9146   15" Fuchs were never an option an a standard ...   Aug 13 2017, 05:41 AM


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