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Car Wheels vs Truck Wheels

When it comes to wheels, the difference between car and truck wheels doesn’t stop at size. Load capability, handling, fitment, price and ground clearance all play an important role in the purchase of OEM and aftermarket wheels. Here are some things to consider when deciding what type of wheels are best for your car or […]

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How to Clean your Wheels and Tires

Regularly cleaning your wheels and tires is important to keeping them looking great. It is also a very important practice for the preventative maintenance of your vehicle. Allowing break dust to build up on your wheels can be highly corrosive to your vehicle. Additionally, the long-term effects of UV rays on your tires can cause […]

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The Five Highest Performing American Cars of 2019

Some of America’s biggest players continued to push the bounds of world class performance this past year. While sports cars continued to focus on increased speed and handling, electric vehicles continued to make strides in range of power and acceleration. Here are five of the most memorable American cars of 2019. Ford GT The five-time […]

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Signs of a Bad Transmission

Your vehicle’s transmission directs the power created by your engine to rotate your wheels. There are many intricate parts that all work together to keep your transmission functional and if one goes bad, the whole system is affected. If your transmission seems to be acting up, it is important to get it checked immediately before […]

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Alloy Wheels Vs. Steel Wheels Pros & Cons Guide

Choosing the right wheel for your vehicle is extremely important. When it comes down to it there are two types of wheels to choose from: alloy wheels and steel wheels (or alloy rims and steel rims). Each type of material has its advantages and disadvantages. From price to performance, this guide will compare the pros […]

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What is a Zero-Emissions Vehicle?

A zero-emissions vehicle is a motor vehicle that does not emit gas exhaust from the motor or source of power onboard. The term zero-emissions was created by the California Air Resources Board and refers to pollutants emitted and clean air benefits.  By choosing to drive a zero-emissions vehicle, you will help to reduce harmful air […]

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Vehicle Emergency Kit Essentials

As the weather begins to turn, it is good to double check that your emergency kit has everything you may need in the event of a catastrophic incident. Whether you are involved in an accident that causes injury or simply stranded on the side of the road in a snowstorm, it is important to be […]

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The Right Quality Wheels for You

The overall condition and performance of your vehicle can be dependent on the quality of your wheels. The terms “rim” and “Wheel” are used interchangeably to describe the round metal base that is mounted to the axle. It is important to remember that big, flashy (Often aftermarket) rims don’t necessarily indicate quality. Instead, consider factors […]

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Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System

If you own a newer vehicle, you are likely familiar with the horseshoe-like symbol and exclamation mark that illuminates on your dashboard.  This is your tire pressure monitoring system, or TPMS, warning you that one or more of your vehicle’s tires are under-inflated and may pose a safety hazard. A Brief History This indicator light […]

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Wheel Offset vs Backspacing

Wheel Offset Wheel offset measures the millimeters between the center of your wheel and surface of the wheel mount. Wheel offset can be positive, meaning the mounting surface is on the front of the wheel centerline, negative, meaning the mounting surface is towards the back of the wheel centerline, or zero, placing the mounting surface […]

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