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At Thomas Tire & Automotive, we work hard to ensure that every wheel we display for your vehicle will fit properly and safely. Our Sales Associates welcome the opportunity to assist you in finding the perfect wheel to compliment your vehicle. Stop by any of our locations or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or help.
Expert Advice on Wheels, Rims and Performance Tires
Here at Thomas Tire & Automotive we not only want your car or truck to look its best, we want you to feel good driving it down the street in Asheboro, NC, Randleman, NC, Trinty, NC, Aberdeen, NC, Burlington, NC, and surrounding areas. The selection of wheels at Thomas Tire & Automotive centers is second to none.
Great looking wheels are usually the first choice, but an owner's choice of wheels affects the car's performance too. Our team is made up of wheel and rim experts that are enthusiasts about making a car look and ride superbly! At our shops you will always get true custom advice from an expert who is on the cutting edge of wheel style, wheel configuration and tire performance. If you are in the market for a new set of performance tires or custom wheels, then there is only one answer, Thomas Tire & Automotive. Stop by any of our locations, or email us at email@example.com
The steps below will help guide you through the wheel buying process, ensuring sales, appearance and performance satisfaction.
Think about buying alloy wheels if you do a lot of driving in the mountains or in stop-and-go traffic. Some alloy wheels are designed to encourage cool air flow over the brakes to prevent overheating. The alloy itself can help dissipate heat, too.
Plus-Size Your Rims
If you want to improve performance and add a sportier look, think about plus-sizing your rims. With a larger inner diameter, you'll find steering is more responsive and your car holds the road better. Purchasing rims that are one or two sizes larger than what you have means you'll have to buy new tires as well.
Keep The Weight Down
Look for rims that aren't too heavy for your vehicle. Big, steel rims on a small car can decrease handling ability. Heavy wheels are unsprung weight--not supported by your car's suspension-- and therefore useless for smoothing out the ride or improving balance in driving maneuvers.