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At Steele's Hometown Tire, we want your car or truck to look its best. We also want you to feel good driving the streets of Burlington, KY or Florence, KY, so that's why having a nice set of wheels is crucial. The selection of aftermarket wheels and rims at Steele's Hometown Tire is second to none. New rims don't only look great, they also give you an opportunity to improve car performance. Our team is made up of wheel and rim experts who love to make cars look and ride superbly!
At our wheel shop, you always get true advice custom wheels and car rims from an expert who is on the cutting edge of wheel style, wheel configuration, and tire performance. If you're in the market for a new set of performance tires, in Burlington, KY paired with a slick set of custom wheels or rims, then there is one answer: Steele's Hometown Tire.
Visit our Burlington, KY wheel shop, call (859) 534-5900, or contact us online today. We're your local source for custom wheel, tire, and auto repair services in Boone County.
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.