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Not a Defender problem but any one know what is meant by track in technical details ?

Is it the measurement from the hub centres or the hub extremities or from where the wheel sits on the hub or the outer edge of the wheel/tyre or something else?

Need to know for a project car that I'm thinking of building with a rogue chassis, will it fit or will the hubs stick out too much.? the track on the doner chassis is 5 inches more than the kit car is suposed to have. I was hoping to fit different offset wheels and spats to overcome the problem if the track problem can be sorted.

Not got the chassis yet, just the measurements.

Ta :D

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Track is technically defined as the distance between the tyre centre lines.

The easiest way to measure track is to measure from the inside edge of one tyre to the outside edge of the opposite one.

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Two different answers there then. :unsure:

If I measure between the middle of each stub axle, :blink: maybe not that easy.

Need to wait and see I think as I cant think how different things will be when fitted.

As long as both manufacturers (BMC and TVR) measure from the same points then we should be OK :)

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Yep, had a look and agree that it is the middle of the tyre.

So as I see it, the body had narrow wheels with a centre line directly under the hub and the car that the chassis came from had wider wheels with a dish so the centre line would be a little further out.

If I fit Minilites on with little or no dish then the track will be little different, maybe an inch each side so all in all it's looking good.

Thanks all

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it is from the centreline of each wheel/tyre NOT the hub, if you look in your link it shows just that.

OOps, Agreed it should be centreline of tyre/wheel, but if none are fitted the hub is the next best place to measure from.

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