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Top Trends in Today’s OE Wheel Market [Video]

Wheels, especially on high-performance vehicles, are often a part of any vehicle that stands out. They come in different finishes, with various pieces and in all types of colors. Let’s face it: They are the outlandish sibling of the round, black tire. Tires and wheels are commodity items, but when your customer wants to customize

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Kenda Americana Launches New Aluminum Wheels

Kenda Americana Tire and Wheel recently launched its new AM03 and AM04 aluminum wheels designed for the RV and marine trailer markets. Available in the six sizes most popular for trailer tires, the new wheels are made of cast alloy aluminum for solid balance and performance with lower rolling resistance. Additional advantages aluminum wheels offer

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SEMA 2021: Tire & Wheel Gallery

Scroll through a compilation of our favorite photos and video from the 2021 SEMA Show/Global Tire Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Video: Protecting Carbon Fiber Wheels: Part Two

Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle follows up with additional tips for protecting carbon fiber wheels, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Protecting Carbon Fiber Wheels: Part One

Tire Review’s Mary DellaValle reviews ways to protect carbon fiber wheels, from the Tire Review Continental Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Video: How to Prevent Wheel Damage

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer reviews the best practices to safeguard against wheel damage. This video is sponsored by Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions.

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Protecting Carbon Fiber Wheels

Because more carmakers are working to reduce vehicle weight for better fuel economy, carbon fiber wheels are an emerging high-end wheel trend that has started to make its way into the mainstream.Because carbon fiber wheels are so delicate, cleanliness is next to godliness when mounting and demounting these types of wheel assemblies.

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AME International Expands Automotive Service Accessory Line

The 37350 Hub Bro removes build-up from studless vehicle hub assemblies and the wheel mounting disc within seconds. The 68025 Spline Plus socket set answers SUV and light truck lug nut servicing situations with no need for multiple specialty sockets.

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Video: Setting the Wheel-Bearing Pre-Load

Tire Review’s Maddie Winer has tips on adjusting wheel bearings, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Servicing Wheel Bearing Seals

As a rule, wheel bearing seals should never leak. Any signs of a current leak or previous leaks are an indication that the seal has failed.

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Upselling a Second Set of Rims and TPMS Sensors

This investment will save customers money in service each year because they will not need to pay to dismount the wheel, dismount the existing tire, service the sensor valve, mount the all-season tires onto each rim or rebalance the wheel.

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Video: Dismounting & Mounting Tire Assemblies

Tips on how to change a high-performance, run-flat tire without damaging the wheel, TPMS sensor or tire.

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