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What is Wheel Runout?

With the exception of an off-roading adventure, nobody wants a bumpy ride. If you are experiencing irregular vibrations as your wheels are turning, you may have a wheel runout problem. There are two different types of tire and wheel runout. Radial runout occurs when the tire radius is not consistent from the midpoint of the […]

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What is an OEM Wheel?

To understand what OEM wheels are, you must first start with the acronym OEM or Original Equipment Manufacturer. An original equipment manufacturer is a company that produces parts or equipment that may be marketed by another manufacturer. In the automotive industry, OEM wheels are those that were assembled and installed during the construction of a […]

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The State of the Automotive Industry: Five Takeaways from 2018

Electric Vehicles are the Future Dealers and enthusiasts alike should take note that this trend is not going away. In a year that saw the decline of overall auto sales, electric vehicle sales grew significantly. Notable automakers GM, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and BMW are all focusing heavily on this initiative in response to the industry trend. […]

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5 Threats to your OEM Wheels this Winter

It’s December and old man winter has returned to wreak havoc on our roads and vehicles. While freezing temperatures, ice and snowstorms can have lasting negative effects on your car, lets focus on some of the main threats to your OEM wheels this winter. 1. Tire Pressure Extreme temperatures can cause the pressure in your […]

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Why do OEM Wheels cost more than Aftermarket?

  OEM wheels are made by the original equipment manufacturer of your vehicle and match the exact specifications of the wheels it came with. Not only will these wheels fit your car perfectly, they provide a safer and smoother ride. We’ve all heard the saying “you get what you pay for.” OEM wheels are a […]

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Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions: Buying Programs

  3 Programs available to sell YOUR products to US The Core Value Program – for URG members only. Our weekly buy list is available through URG on Checkmate, Powerlink 2, Pinnacle Classic and Pinnacle Pro. Participating suppliers will receive, a 25% discount when purchasing, free shipping and no core returns. Presort & Ship Pull […]

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Blackburn Oem Wheel Solutions – Expanding Again!

MACEDONIA, Ohio, October, 2017 – Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions has purchased another additional facility to accommodate the demands of their continued growth. The new facility is located in Streetsboro Ohio and provides much needed additional warehouse space, along with additional shipping and receiving docks. The corporate office will continue to reside in Macedonia Ohio. Jimmy […]

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Blackburn Oem Wheel Solutions – Extends Phone Order Hours!

MACEDONIA, Ohio, January 16, 2017 – Effectively immediately, Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions has extended phone order assistance hours to better serve their rapidly expanding customer base. New phone hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-7:30pm EST and Saturday, 8:00am-4:00pm EST. The decision to extend business hours comes after another year of growth and the desire to continually improve […]

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How to Polish Chrome

Polishing the bumpers and chrome details on classic cars is a cathartic activity that many classic car collectors enjoy. Not only does it give you a wonderful way to spend an afternoon, but the resulting shine is undeniably attractive. To get the best polish for your classic car, follow these tips. Plastic Chrome Vs. Metal […]

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When Is A Car A Classic?

Despite the attachment we might feel towards our cars, in the eyes of insurance companies, having an older vehicle doesn’t necessarily make it a classic. In fact, the definition of a classic car varies significantly depending on the authority making that judgment. For many classic car collectors and enthusiasts, their first car is the start […]

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