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The Importance of J 2530 Certification

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:15:29 AM America/New_York

The Importance of J 2530 Certification

It seems surprising because wheels are such a critical part of your car’s performance and safety, but currently, there are no mandatory standards for wheel performance and testing in the United States. However, the Society of Automotive Engineers has established standards for performance for aftermarket wheels, called SAE J 2530. Aftermarket manufacturers recognize the importance of J 2530 certification as a mark of quality.

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The Evolution of the Car Wheel

Friday, February 14, 2020 9:25:28 AM America/New_York

The Evolution of the Car Wheel

Wheels have been around since about 3500 B.C. Designs and materials for car wheels have changed a lot since the first Model T rolled off the assembly line.
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5 Simple Benefits of Alloy Rims

Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:38:28 AM America/New_York

5 Simple Benefits of Alloy Rims

Car manufacturers traditionally provided steel wheels, until weight and looks become more of an issue for car owners. Enter alloy wheels—typically made of aluminum combined with another metal, such as magnesium (that’s where “mag wheels” comes from). Nickel or some other combination of these light metals are also common. In addition to their light weight, the benefits of alloy rims include:

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History of the Nissan

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:11:02 AM America/New_York

History of the Nissan

Masujiro Hashimoto founded Japan’s first automaker, Kaishinskha Motor Car Works, in 1911. They called their first car the DAT and rolled it out in 1914. After two name changes and years of primarily producing trucks for the military market, the company, at the time called DAT Motors, merged with Jitsuyo Jidosha and became DAT Jidosha Seizo Automobile Manufacturing Company. The new entity produced cars and trucks under the name Lila.

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How to Care for Your Older Vehicle

Thursday, January 23, 2020 9:45:32 AM America/New_York

How to Care for Your Older Vehicle

You love that old car and want to keep it going until you can’t drive it anymore. Keep it running with these tips on how to care for an older car.
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The History of the Toyota

Friday, January 17, 2020 9:25:53 AM America/New_York

The History of the Toyota

From its first car in 1936 through post-war regeneration to dominance in the hybrid auto market, Toyota has become one of the best-known automobile brands.
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A Guide on How to Care for Your Lexus

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 3:30:31 PM America/New_York

A Guide on How to Care for Your Lexus

We’ve all heard the rule of thumb that a new car loses a lot of value the minute it rolls off the lot. There are several basic considerations to keep your car in great shape, maintain its resale value, and get the most enjoyment out of it for as long as possible. As an example of ways to maintain a luxury car, here is a guide on how to care for your Lexus.

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How Road Salt Affects Your Rims

Monday, January 6, 2020 12:01:42 PM America/New_York

How Road Salt Affects Your Rims

Road salt lowers water’s freezing temperature and helps keep ice from forming. It substantially reduces accidents on treated roads. Drivers should be grateful for the added safety, but they should stay mindful of the negative effects of road salt on cars. We address specifically how road salt affects your rims.

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What’s the Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Wheels?

Monday, December 23, 2019 1:42:09 PM America/New_York

What’s the Difference Between OEM and Aftermarket Wheels

It’s bad enough when a wheel is so badly damaged by a pothole that it has to be replaced. Then it gets worse when you are confronted with a dizzying array of choices to replace it. Knowing the difference between OEM and aftermarket wheels can ease the pain of decision-making.

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The History of the Chevy

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 8:03:23 AM America/New_York

The History of the Chevy

Chevrolet, lovingly known as “Chevy,” was founded in 1911 by General Motors’ founder, William Durant, and Swiss race car driver Louis Chevrolet. The brand has been creating cars and even inspiring songs for more than one hundred years. For Chevy’s centennial in 2011, the online music streaming service Pandora even created a special station featuring one hundred songs that reference Chevy.

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