Blackburn’s News

OEM Vs. Aftermarket Wheels: What You Need to Know

Whether replacing one damaged alloy wheel or picking up a set of steel wheels for winter, today’s consumer has essentially two wheel replacement options: OEM Replica or Aftermarket Wheels. OEM wheels are made by the original equipment manufacturer and are exact replicas of the wheel that came with your car. Aftermarket Wheels are made by […]

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5 Fall Driving Tips to Keep You Safe

Fall is a great time of year, full of pumpkin patches, Thanksgiving dinners, hay rides and all those other awesome autumn activities. While it’s not as dangerous as winter can be in much of the United States, the fall season has its own dangers when it comes to driving conditions that you should be prepared […]

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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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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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Blackburn’s Wheel Finder Gets Mobile

Blackburn’s Hubcap & Wheel Solutions has launched version 3.0 of its Wheel Finder website at www.BlackburnsWheelfinder.com. The latest version now includes OEM hubcaps in addition to the company’s large selection of steel and alloy OEM wheels.   The site is designed with responsive design technology to ensure a user-friendly experience on tablets and smart phones. The website […]

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Blackburn’s Hubcap and Wheel Solutions Redesigns Website

Blackburn’s Hubcap and Wheel Solutions, an OEM wheel distributor, redesigned its website, making it easier for customers to navigate. The site offers more complete product and service information, along with a video that tells the company’s story, Blackburn said. The new website was programmed with responsive design technology and is viewable on desktops, laptops, notebooks, tablets […]

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Blackburn’s is Growing Again!

Blackburn’s Hubcap and Wheel Solutions has announced that they have entered into asset purchase agreements to acquire the inventory of Houston-based Hubcap Depot and Rocky Roads Refinishing of Cypress, Texas. In business for 27 and 22 years respectively, Hubcap Depot and Rocky Roads Refinishing’s diverse and extensive inventory consists of late model steel and alloy […]

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