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Wheel Basics

How Are Alloy Wheels and Steel Wheels Different?

Alloy metals are lighter, stronger and shinier than steel, which give them a performance and cosmetic upper hand — but don’t count out steel wheels.

What Happens When Wheels Aren't Balanced?

Your tires will wear down prematurely when the wheel assembly isn't balanced — and you may be in for some not-so-good vibrations!

Maintaining Your Wheels - Think Before You Clean!

Are your wheels chrome-plated, painted, polished or PVD? Each requires a different cleaning method! We'll tell you how to avoid damaging your wheels and keep them looking great.

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