Wheel Damage

Wheel Damage
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  • Three Different Wheel Covers

  • …for a stylish winter wheel, you can choose from three different steel wheel covers—all of which are tested with every steel wheel sold at Tire Rack to ensure a proper and secure fit. (It goes without saying, but wheel covers that don't fit right can damage the wheel or fall off completely.)…

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  • Winter Wheel Decision Guide

  • Winter Wheel Decision Guide

    …of dedicated winter wheels and tires. The question remains however, how do I select a wheel that will perform well during the winter months? When it comes to winter wheels, you want to avoid chrome, polished and some machined accent wheels as they tend to be susceptible to damage from the weather as…

  • Winter / Snow Tire and Wheel Packages

  • …size your wheels for the winter months and get better traction with a narrower tire than the O.E. size. Another benefit to buying a complete package is the money you will save twice a year for dismounting and mounting your tires. This will also cut down on the chances of damaging a wheel or tire.…

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  • Wheel Tech Information - Mounting Reverse-Mount / Back-Mount Wheels

  • …center around the wheel adjacent to the other side of the bead seat. This helps avoid damaging the tire's bead by allowing it to maintain its manufactured diameter when being mounted. With a front-mount wheel shown on the left and a rear-mount wheel shown on the right, wheel styling and its…

  • Choosing the Best Wheel Finish

  • …your vehicle's paint as many wheel cleaners will ruin your wheel's finish. The following are common wheel finishes with attributes and considerations for each: * Chrome: Reflective plated finish that is relatively easy to wipe clean, Highly susceptible to road salt damage (not recommended for winter…

  • Wheel Tech Information - Finishes & Care

  • …of wax will help protect your wheels and make them easier to clean. Treat the finish of your wheels as you would the finish of your car. Most alloy wheels today feature a painted and/or a clearcoat finish. The best way to take care of wheels without damaging their protective finish is by frequently…

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  • Tire Tech Information - Wheel Packaging Instructions

  • …nuts or bolts and discard. Loose hardware in the package can damage the wheel. * Secure center cap on wheel or in a separate package, tape securely. * Place foam sheet over face of wheel to protect wheel from cardboard chafing. * Wheel must be double-boxed (2 boxes), secured and well-protected. Any…


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