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Steel Rims vs. Alloy Wheels for Winter Use

Steel Rims vs. Alloy Wheels for Winter Use


If you're shopping for a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package, you'll notice that steel wheels are offered for many vehicles and are more economical than aluminum alloy wheels. Keep in mind that price only tells part of the story. While they may be the right choice for you, be sure to consider the advantages…

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Wheel Tech - Tire/Rim Protectors


…reduce damage to the tires and/or wheels when drivers accidentally rub them against curbs while parking or turning sharply out of a driveway. However most standard tires don't feature rim protectors of any kind (Photo #1) because they are frequently mounted on steel wheels. While this may initially appear…

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TireRack.com Search Winter / Snow Tires By Vehicle at Tire Rack


…Friend ] Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Packages Select vehicle make and year: Loading Results... You have the best tire and wheel site on the web -- bar none!!! Read More With winter / snow tires mounted on their own wheels, you can install a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package yourself. When the weather changes…

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Good...Better...Best, the Eibach Pro-Kit Ride & Drive


…16" Standard Goodyear Eagle F1 Steel P245/45ZR17 +1 17" Eibach Pro-Kit Goodyear Eagle F1 Steel P245/45ZR17 +1 17" Lexus GS300 Stock - Good As noted earlier, the Lexus GS300 is a good test vehicle in its stock form because of its combination of horsepower, rear wheel drive and 16" diameter wheels and…

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Expanded Steel Wheel Offerings at Tire Rack

Expanded Steel Wheel Offerings at Tire Rack


…requested items during the colder months is steel wheels for a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package. While we attempt to cover as much of the demand as possible, unfortunately as more new vehicles are standard equipped with alloy wheels, the availability of a steel wheel has become difficult over the years. There's…

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Tire Test Results : Are Front-Wheel Drive and All-Season Tires Enough for Winter Driving?


…tires on 16" styled wheels. However, since many drivers choose basic steel wheels for their Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Packages, we mounted all of the tires on 16"x6.5" basic steel wheels so any difference in weight between the Original Equipment styled wheels and basic steel wheels wouldn't influence…

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Wheel Tech - Wheel Construction


…the wheel and is what attaches the wheel to the suspension. The spokes radiate out from the hub and attach to the rim. The rim is the outer part of the wheel that holds the tire. While many people refer to wheels as "rims," this is technically incorrect. We'll discuss several ways that wheels are manufactured…

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Wheel Tech - Alloy vs. Steel Wheels in Winter Tire & Wheel Packages


…clearance (depending on wheel style and brake components installed) Require proper maintenance as finish damage may result in the harshest winter climates where salt and sand are routinely used Steel Wheels Meet the basic needs of drivers who want the convenience of a winter tire package without the additional…

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Wheel Tech - Road Wheel Weights Can Affect Your Vehicle's Show...and Go


Wheels on Your Vehicle * Shop by Vehicle * Tech Center * Tire Decision Guide * Video Center * * WHEELS * Shop By Vehicle * Brands * Tire & Wheel Packages * Installation [ Email a Friend ] Wheel Tech Information Additional Wheel Tech Articles State TPMS Regulations -- Wheel Information -- Alloy vs. Steel

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Tire Tech Information - Spare Tire Use


…originally equipped with alloy wheels, full-size temporary spares are typically mounted on steel wheels and should be used only as spares. Temporary/Compact Spares Temporary/Compact Spare tires are physically shorter and narrower than the vehicle's standard tires and wheels. Their smaller dimensions require…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire/Rim Protectors


…reduce damage to the tires and/or wheels when drivers accidentally rub them against curbs while parking or turning sharply out of a driveway. However most standard tires don't feature rim protectors of any kind (Photo #1) because they are frequently mounted on steel wheels. While this may initially appear…

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Wheel Tech - What is Quality?


…Tire/Rim Protectors Using Alloy Wheels on the Track What is Quality? What is an Alloy Wheel? Wheel Construction Wheel Cover Installation Instructions Wheel Lug Torquing Why Shop for Wheels by First Selecting a Vehicle? What is Quality? Lea esta pgina en espaol Tire Rack's quality standard for wheels is…

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