The History of the Automobile Wheel

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First, there were wooden wheels invented in Mesopotamia for transportation, and then bicycle wheels and wagon wheels. But here, we bring you the evolution of automobile wheels. If you’ve ever wondered how automotive wheels got to be the way they are today, this brief history is for you. We discovered many interesting auto wheel factoids…Read More

A Beginner’s Guide To Buying Whitewall Tires

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Whitewall tires, also known as white sidewall tires, are really popular with classic car enthusiasts. In the old days, whitewall tires were a premium upgrade, as they made your car look a bit flashier. In the six decades since whitewall tires became a hit, their popularity has dwindled some. However, they’re still considered a premium…Read More

Tire Lettering Tutorial: How to Make Your Tires Really Pop

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Looking for an inexpensive way to transform your car’s appearance? Consider coloring the letters on your tire sidewalls! Not only will it freshen up your car’s appearance, but it’ll also separate your car from the pack with a unique high-performance look. All this project requires is about $20 and a few hours of your time….Read More

How to Protect Brand New Rims

Rim Blade Protection

After buying new rims, it’s a good idea to protect your investment so they last as long as possible. As shiny and gorgeous as your brand new rims may look right now, they can get dirty and banged up after a short time. That’s why prevention is key! Rims aren’t cheap, but protecting them is….Read More

Can You Refinish Alloy Wheels?

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If you’ve got a set of scratched up alloy wheels, we have good news for you: You can absolutely refinish your wheels. However, before you begin, you should know that a) it’s not easy and b) there are other options available besides refinishing. Here’s what you need to know. Fixing Curbed or Scratched Alloy Wheels…Read More

3 Easy Curb Rash Fixes for Black Alloy Rims

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Not all curb damage is the same. If you have chrome wheels, for example, your wheel repair process is different than if you have standard silver aluminum alloy wheels. Likewise, if you have black rims (either matte or glossy finish), your options for repairing curb damage (aka curb rash) are different. Black rims tend to…Read More

How Has The Wheel Evolved? A Brief History

“The guy who invented the first wheel was an idiot. The guy who invented the other three, he was a genius.” Sid Caesar   The wheel. History says this invention became a people mover around 3200 B.C. On those ancient chariots, the cart was usually the focus of decoration and detail – the wheels were…Read More

The One Thing This Amazing Custom GT-R Needs

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Rated as 5/5 on Motor Trend and 9.5/10 on Kelley Blue Book, the 2014 Nissan GT-R has what it takes to keep up with a Lamborghini, Ferrari, or McLaren. In other words, get a Nissan GT-R if you can’t afford a Lambo. If you think this AWD supercar that pumps out 545 horsepower couldn’t ever…Read More

5 Ways to Repair Your Chrome Rims

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A shiny set of chrome wheels will turn heads on the street, but it comes with a drawback: chrome rims are difficult and expensive to repair. Unfortunately, because chrome rims are plated rather than painted, repairs are expensive and complex. Often times, it’s cheaper to replace a damaged chrome rim than it is to try…Read More

10 Pro Tips To Keep Your Car Feeling Brand New For Weeks

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The aromatic new car smell that embraces you upon entering a pristine car brings a feeling of relaxation. Love that euphoric feeling of driving a brand new car? Well, you can extend it over weeks with the following tips: 1. Upon purchase, treat your car to a full exterior detail and a coat of wax….Read More