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  • Aftermarket Wheels vs. Rims

  • …people refer to the aftermarket wheels on their vehicle as "rims"—but the two terms are technically not interchangeable. Aftermarket wheels are the steel or alloy units on which your tires are installed. A rim is really the outer part of the wheel that holds the tire. But don't…

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  • Tire Specs Explained

  • …are made the same. Well, sort of. There exists a set of interchangeability standards set by the Tire and Rim Association, Inc. These standards unite tire and wheel manufacturers so that their products are, in fact, interchangeable between vehicles as well as countries. The Tire and Rim Association,…

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  • What You Need to Know About Low Profile Tires

  • What You Need to Know About Low Profile Tires

    …aesthetic reasons, what you need to do is get a larger set of wheels. A 245/40R18 is lower profile but the same diameter as a 245/45R17. If you want a higher profile tire to get a smoother ride, you should get a smaller set of wheels and something similar to 245/50R16, which is higher profile with…

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  • Aftermarket Rims vs. Aftermarket Wheels: Is There a Difference?

  • …center, and it keeps the wheel attached to the car via the suspension system. The spokes come out of the hub, attaching to the wheel's rim. It is the rim that keeps the tire attached to the wheel, which is why many people refer to wheels as "rims." Read more about wheel construction.

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained

  • …& Wheel Owner's Manual * Torquing Wheel-Attaching Hardware * Free Order Pick-Up * * * * * * Facebook * Twitter * Google+ * Pinterest * Mail Tire Tech Tire Specs Explained (Lea en espaol) The purposes of the Tire and Rim Association, Inc., include the establishment of interchangeability standards…

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