How To Choose The Right Rims For Your Vehicle

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Choosing the right rims for your vehicle can be difficult. Not only do you need to find the proper fit, you also want to find a set of rims that show off your own distinct style and personality. At Tirecraft, we totally get that your rims say a lot about you. That’s why in this article we’re going to do our best to offer a few tips on how to select the perfect set of rims for your vehicle. 

Before You Start Shopping For Rims

It’s important to know a few things about your vehicle before you start your search for your new rims. First of all, you will want to measure the size of the factory standard rims that came installed on your vehicle. Most vehicles can mount rims that are slightly larger than your factory standard options, but stop by your local Tirecraft and we can help you find out for sure. 

How Rims Improve Performance

You should also be aware of how your rims can alter your vehicle’s performance. For example, a smaller set of rims will reduce your vehicle’s overall weight which can increase your fuel efficiency over time. On the other hand, wider rims can improve your overall performance and handling, while rims with a wider horizontal profile can help with acceleration and cornering. If you are solely focused on looks, then rims paired with wider tires might be best for you. Beyond style, materials used to construct the rims can also have an impact on your vehicle’s performance.

While You’re Shopping For Rims

When you’re out on the market, it’s important to note the offset size of the rims you’re interested in. Choosing rims with an incorrect offset can affect the handling and steering of your vehicle. Additionally, you’ll want to make sure that you’re selecting a set of rims with a bolt pattern or circle that matches the OEM pattern of your vehicle.  Your local Tirecraft expert can help you ensure that you’re looking at rims that will properly fit your vehicle. 

Of course, you’re also going to want to be aware of your price range. The fact is that some options can be more expensive than others, especially if you’re looking for specialty rims. That said, in many cases you get what you pay for, and you’re certain to stand out with a seriously stylish set of rims. 

Roll Up With Rims!

When you find the rims that are perfect for your vehicle, you’re definitely going to be pleased. Stop into your local Tirecraft today and see all of the exciting rim options they have to offer you.