Our experts can explain the difference between alloy and steel wheels, how hardware sets work, and more.
Q: What is the difference between steel and alloy rims?
A steel rim is made for durability, and it's ideal for basic vehicle models.
People often refer to alloy rims as "mags" due to their appearance. These are also lighter and more resistant to corrosion.
Q: Why are alloy rims more expensive than steel rims?
The design and materials of a car's wheels are important. Since steel rims are relatively easy to manufacture, it takes less time to customize them. However, there are numerous options for alloys, which can be used in different finishes and patterns.
Q: What should I know before buying new wheels or custom wheels?
You only need to determine the make and model of your car and the size of its wheels. With our online tool, you can customize your vehicle's rim. It allows you to explore the possibilities of different styles and finishes.
If you're planning on getting upgraded or customized wheels, factors such as calibration can affect your vehicle's gas mileage and performance. Having the help of an expert can help you choose the right combination for your car.
Q: Speaking of the size of the rims, how is it possible to determine it?
The information you need to know about your current tires should be on your current ones.
Q: How can I make sure the rims are the correct size?
In-store, if you're choosing an aftermarket rim, you might be offered a hardware kit, which is also referred to as an accessory kit or rim installation kit. These kits usually come with wheel nuts, self-lock nuts, and a variety of other components. These are important to purchase as these can be customized to fit your vehicle.