Special Features

5 Cars That Help Us Sell OEM Wheels!

Blackburn OEM Wheels offers factory replacement wheels, hubcaps and center caps to large corporations and end users alike. There is usually a very strong correlation in between the sales of a specific car model and our business. In other words, the more popular the car, the more often people need to buy wheel replacements. It’s […]

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What is a “B” Condition used OEM Wheel?

Last month we discussed how Blackburn evaluates and grades our selection of used OEM wheels. Specifically, we discussed our Grade A used wheels and the grading criteria that we use to evaluate a used wheel, as well as what steps we take throughout our the procurement process to ensure we are able to provide our customers with […]

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The Cost Benefits of Partnering With A Rim Distributor

The cost benefits of partnering with a rim distributor are obvious. Ideally, your rim distributor will offer wholesale prices that save your company money and thus make your company more profitable. While there are many benefits of partnering with an OE wheel distributor, we’d like to focus on what sets us apart from other OEM […]

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Storing Steel Rims in the Off-Season

Anyone that lives in an area that experiences its fair share of winter weather knows the importance of winter wheels and tires. But once spring arrives and the snow melts, you might be wondering about the best way to store your winter wheels. Depending on your circumstances, you may need to store your wheels, tires, […]

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How To Find Out If Your Used Car Came With OEM Or Aftermarket Wheels

As you may know by now, there are essentially two types of wheels that come on a new car: OEM alloy wheels and OEM Steel wheels. OEM stands for original equipment manufacturer and simply indicates that these are the wheels put on your auto by the manufacturer during the car’s build at the factory. If […]

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How To Find Your Car’s Production Year

If you are wondering how to find your car’s production year, you are not alone. The production year of a vehicle is not the same as the model year, and in fact are usually not the same. If you car’s model year is 2008, it may have been manufactured in 2008, but there’s a better chance […]

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How To Get Rid Of Old Rims

If you have just replaced your damaged rims with brand spankin’ new OEM wheels, you may have found yourself with some extra steel or alloy on your hands. Hopefully, the auto shop that put your new wheels on was able to dispose of your old rims and tires, if necessary. The DIY enthusiast, however, may […]

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5 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for the Car Enthusiast

Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift can be a difficult task. To find that perfect gift, you must of course know what your significant other’s hobbies and interest are. If there’s one thing we can relate to at Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions, it’s an undying passion for all things auto. If your Valentine is a […]

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Buying Used Wheels and Rims

Buying used wheels and rims can be a great way to save money if you have a damaged rim or are simply looking to have an extra set on hand. While new, factory OEM wheels are usually the preferred option, if you can find a wheel in good condition at the right price, it might […]

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The Purpose of Hubcaps – Should You Put Them On Your Steel Rims?

There is much debate as to the true purpose of hubcaps and whether or not you really need to have them attached to your wheels. If you run alloy wheels in the summer and switch to steelies for your snow tires in the winter, you may want to know if it’s worth the money and […]

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