Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Absolutely the BEST street tire made today! My S4 is set up with full coil-over suspension, swaybars and endlinks, Stoptech big brake kit and very light weight BC Forged 19 wheels, so it is set up for very aggressive driving and these tires handle everything I throw at them...with ease! If you have an aggressive street car (high horsepower and aftermarket...  Read More

Light Up the Night with Hella Lights for Your Jeep Wrangler

Looking to update the look of your Jeep and light up the roads and trails? Our selection of aftermarket lighting is perfect for your vehicle! With kits available from Hella, PIAA and KC HiLiTES, you have the option to put out as much light as you want. Currently installed on my JK Rubicon are several sets of Hella Optilux lights. Before making upgrades to...  Read More

New Lightweight Track Wheel Available for Miata

There is perhaps no more popular vehicle for autocross and track use than the Mazda Miata. The Miata has been well supported in the aftermarket for years due to its light weight, great balance and playful driving spirit. While there are no shortage of 4x100 bolt pattern wheels available for the Miata, there's a new cost-effective and stylish addition to the...  Read More

Free Shipping on Coil-Overs, Pads, Rotors, Springs, Shocks and More When You Spend Over $50

Most drivers know us for our tires and wheels, comprehensive tire testing and billions of miles of review feedback. However, we offer more than tires and wheels. We've got coil-overs, pads, rotors, springs, shocks and a myriad of other items that are now eligible for free shipping. All it takes is $50 of qualifying products and the shipping's on us. For...  Read More

Which Wheels are Best for Winter Use?

Many drivers seek plain black steel wheels (also called steel rims) for winter use due to their low cost and durability. In many cases, steel wheels aren't available for a vehicle due to brake caliper clearance or another reason, and therefore an aluminum alloy wheel must be used instead. For a comparison between the two options, read "Steel Rims vs. Alloy...  Read More

Enkei Racing Series RPF1 for Subaru, Honda, Mazda and More

If you're an automotive enthusiast, you likely know the name Enkei for their outstanding high quality aluminum alloy wheels. Enkei has been producing lightweight, strong and reliable wheels in Japan since 1950 for everything from Original Equipment options to Formula One and WRC rally racing. The Enkei Racing Series is their highest level of aftermarket...  Read More

Factory Style Shock at a Reasonable Price: KYB GR-2/Excel-G

Not everyone is looking for or needs a stiffly valved adjustable race shock. For those looking for comfort and a return of factory ride quality, an Original Equipment style replacement shock will do just fine. These shocks and struts feature a lower price tag due to a lack of adjustability and features, but aim to stop the bouncing associated with old,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta ASX

Installed on aftermarket wheels with H&R sport lowering springs and konis on a euro model. They do well in the rain and the dry performance is very good considering the long life compound used and the relatively low price up front. I think they are slightly louder than average due to the harder compound at highway speed, but I'm willing to put up with a...  Read More

Aftermarket Lighting is a Bright Idea

Do you remember KITT, the sweet car that David Hasselhoff drove in Knight Rider? Oh yeah! With the sweeping red lights in the grille, the four fog lights down low on that all-black 1982 Pontiac Trans Am. Sweet action! You, too, could make your Trans Am, Honda, BMW or even your Geo Metro into KITT, minus the supercomputer, with Hella's LEDayFlex Module...  Read More

Which Shocks Are Right for My Car?

Have you ever felt that your car bounces more after you go over a bump? It just doesn't feel as connected to the road as it did when it was new? Shock absorbers are an expendable item that has a big effect on your ride quality. When it comes time to replace shocks, you're going to have access to your springs. This is a great time to add lowering springs.Not...  Read More

Day Brake

What do a Sumo wrestler, a high-speed train and a sunrise have in common with brake pads? On initial examination not a lot but read on. In Japanese, Akebono means dawning, such as daybreak or sunrise.Akebono ceramic brake padsare some of the finest made in the world. With more than 75 years of brake design and production expertise, Akebono provides...  Read More

Lights For Your Truck

Looking for aftermarket lights for your SUV or small or mid-size truck? The PIAA 540 Clear Driving Light Kit packs a big and bold design into a small package. It provides additional protection while enhancing your vehicle’s appearance with its unique black mesh style lens cover. Ultra-thin housing allows for easy do-it-yourself installation.PIAA 540 Clear...  Read More

Hella Headlight Bulbs

Hella lighting options produce a brighter light that increases visibility and less eye fatigue for drivers in all conditions. Whether you are looking to run on the road, the track or the trail, Hella has developed leading-edge technology for your vehicle’s lighting appearance and performance. H7 High Performance Bulbs are designed to replace 55w head light...  Read More

Tire Rack Helps Replace Headlights

If you are looking to replace headlights, shop by vehicle to see which lights work best for your vehicle. For example, the Intense White Bulbs from PIAA produce a more radiant white beam without any hint of blue. The bulbs have larger glass tubes that increase output while allowing the bulbs to burn at much cooler temperatures. Here is what one of our...  Read More

Looking to replace headlights?

When looking for aftermarket lighting options, Tire Rack gives you the option of choosing between three different product categories: headlight bulbs, accessory bulbs and lighting kits. With over 30 options from Hella and PIAA available in our head light bulbs category, we make it easy to select and replace headlights when you shop by vehicle. New bulbs can...  Read More

Kelvin Helps Pick Replacement Bulbs

The Kelvin scale describes the hue of a specific light source and can be helpful in determining what type of light works best for your needs.Aftermarket lighting options can improve the amount of light reflecting back to the driver, increasing visibility at night. Also, the lower the value on the Kelvin scale, the better a light will work in fog, snow or...  Read More

Benefits of Aftermarket Lights

Unfortunately, our need to see doesn’t end when the sun goes down.  With the risk of having an accident about twice as high at night as during the day, lights can play an important factor to your vehicle’s safety.Even though the lights of modern vehicles are typically sufficient to fulfill legal requirements, they can be added to or improved with an...  Read More

Ready to Upgrade Your Lighting System?

Enhance your Original Equipment lighting system with aftermarket bulbs. The decision to replace headlights not only upgrades the style of your current lighting system, but also increases your visibility while driving. An aftermarket lighting system can increase your margin of safety by outputting a brighter light than O.E. bulbs, reducing the amount of glare...  Read More

Big Brake Kits at Tire Rack

Brembo Big Brake Kits upgrade the look and performance of your vehicle's braking system. The brake systems combine fixed 4-piston aluminum calipers and high performance brake pads, with 1- and 2- piece vented discs and Goodridge® steel braided brake lines. These race inspired Brembo Big Brake kits are designed to offer superior stopping power for drivers...  Read More

The best tires for a Volvo XC90

The Volvo XC90 presents its owners with many O.E. replacement tire sizes and options. Make sure you know what size is on your vehicle before you take a look at these great alternative aftermarket options for your Volvo XC90: Continental ExtremeContact DWS (255/50R19) Designed to satisfy year-round driving needs by blending dry and wet road performance with...  Read More