Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

First iuse this tire for track days. The car has 19 wheels so all tires are expensive. I run the tires until the bead shows. I have run r compound ties, michielin sport cups (3), Hoosier A6 (1), street compounds Michelin PS2 (4) super sports (4), Yokohama sport vans (6) ADVAN AD08. It is within this experience that I report on the RE11. The number in the...  Read More

KMC XD Series Monster - Aggressive Style

The KMC XD Series Monster brings an aggressive style to your four-wheel drive pickup truck or SUV. Featuring a split-spoke design, the Monster's center is tucked back further than the lip section, offering a wide stanced, off-road appearance. Designed using the gravity casting construction method, the wheel offers excellent quality at a very affordable...  Read More

Affordable 20" and Larger Yokohama SUV Tires and Yokohama Truck Tires

If you own a sport truck, SUV or vehicle capable of fitting 20" and larger wheels, you may have become accustomed to paying high prices for tires or sacrificing quality to meet your budget. Recently, as larger wheel and tire assemblies have become more mainstream, the cost for these larger tires have fallen. Although tires that feature a larger inside...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec

So i bought a set of star specs because of all the rave reviews ive seen here and otherwise. Greatest investment ive made in a long time. Granted, I literally only have about 100 miles on the tire currently, they are wooooooorlds better then the crap rsa's that came with the car. there is no more hesitation or nervousnes. the tires react instantly to any...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX M/S

I got 83,000 miles on these tires and they still looked decent. Tire shop said that the tires would probably just fail due to wear than the tread wearing out. I figures with 83,000 miles it was better to replace them for new tires than take a chance of a blow out on the highway. The tires are bullet proof; excellent handling, incredible wear, fantastic...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Ventus V12 evo K110

This is my second set. Recently purchased a more aggressive wheel setup and naturally went with Hankooks. Running 235/40 fronts and 265/35 rears and continue to be pleased with the performance of such affordable tires! Yes, they need to warm up and yes, they will break traction if I want, but most of the time they are SOLID performers, rain or shine. I now...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce

I have had these tires for 30,000 miles. The wear is very good on these for being a winter tire. I had to leave these on the rear as i could afford different ones. So even on the rear the tread wear is very good. I will be using these this year and I have put the front ones back on for the winter. They have when above and beyond the call of duty for a snow...  Read More

2011+ Ford Focus Tires and Wheels for Winter

Due to the recent sales success of the popular and newly redesigned Ford Focus, many customers have been calling in exploring their options for dedicated winter / snow tires.This hot new hatch and sedan, dependent on trim level, came with 15"-17" wheel fitments and several different Original Equipment tire selections. Regardless of model and trim levels, the...  Read More

BMW Wheels Now Available in Black

Finding 17" wheels that fit the 2007-2012 BMW 335i isn't easy due to the large brakes on the car. While many feel that the Rial Salerno is a perfect balance of cost, appearance and quality for a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package setup, others like the Sport Edition A7 as a lower-cost alternative. New for this winter season, the affordable and popular...  Read More

Winter Wheels: Alloy vs. Steel

As the snow starts to fly, there's a mad rush for customers to get winter wheels and tires. However, should you order steel or alloy wheels with your Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package? The decision depends on the vehicle, price, the customer's needs and availability. Availability: Certain vehicles can only be installed with alloy wheels, as steel wheels are...  Read More

Steel Wheels for Your Snow Tires

For drivers who experience winter driving year after year, purchasing a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package will save you money over time. With a Tires and Wheels Package, you eliminate mounting and balancing truck snow tires, SUV snow tires or any type of winter / snow tire on a different set of wheels. With a dedicated set of wheels, you can install the...  Read More

Tire Storage Solutions

Here in northern Indiana, winter tires are really a must to give you the greatest degree of mobility in the accompanying snowy and icy weather. With three vehicles and the need to store at least two sets of tires and wheels for each, I was beginning to feel buried in a sea of tires. I needed to come up with a solution to the impending chaos. Fortunately for...  Read More

Affordable Performance From Bridgestone and Sport Edition

In a previous post, I mentioned that my son and I had installed a nice Tire & Wheel Package on his car. We had originally intended to purchase a little lighter, more expensive wheel, but after a fender bender cut into our budget, we began exploring other options. This time using a sharper pencil. We still wanted as good a performing tire and wheel...  Read More

Special Deal on Enkei Racing Series 17" NT03-M Bright Silver

Producing racing wheels for Formula One, WRC and Super GT Series, Enkei knows how to engineer wheels. The challenge is to make a wheel that's both light and strong. New wheels need to look good but heavy wheels will hurt braking, acceleration and steering feel. Read "Road Wheel Weights Can Affect Your Vehicle's Show...And Go" to see the role wheel weight...  Read More

Hankook Brings Affordability, Performance and Comfort to the SUV Market

Many consumers want to find a great tire at a great price when it comes time to replace their Original Equipment tires. Among these customers are owners of newer and often times larger sport utility vehicles. Adorned with larger 18",19" and 20" wheel options, these vehicles and their premium packages are attractive to consumers and very aesthetically...  Read More

O.Z. Racing Alleggerita HLT for Porsche Cayman

Are you looking for affordable track wheels for your Cayman? Then take a look at the O.Z. Racing Alleggerita HLT.The Alleggerita HLT offers a very unique combination of low weight, O.Z. engineering and great value. The High Light Technology (HLT) uses rollers to compress and elongate material along the barrel of a low-pressure cast aluminum wheel to produce...  Read More

Self-Adjusting Suspension: the Best of Both Worlds

Want a sportier ride from your car's suspension system without giving up ride comfort? Or better handling to go along with your new custom wheels and tires? KONI offers a unique and affordable solution. The KONI FSD (Frequency Selective Damping) is available for many Euorpean, domestic, and Asian vehicles such as Volkswagen, BMW, Mini, Audi, Mazda,...  Read More

Find Your Wheels for Winter

Every year, we all spend a great deal of time in the fall winterizing our homes. For example my mother-in-law spares no time in bringing large pallets of insulation wrap and duct tape to my home for all of my windows. In the same vein, we must also winterize our vehicles.You need winter tires and wheels. If you're like me, you definitely do not want to...  Read More

Winter Wheel for E9X BMW M3: Sport Edition A7

The Sport Edition A7 is one of the most practical wheels available for the new M3. They are a direct bolt-on with OEM lugs, and can accept an original BMW cap, or the included Sport Edition cap.An affordable option, current prices are $130 per wheel or less depending on the size. Prices are always subject to change, but they have consistently been the...  Read More

Winter Tire and Wheel Packages

Snow is right around the corner and many of us will soon be looking to change over to winter tires. For many drivers it makes good sense to opt for a Winter Tire & Wheel Package. There are many benefits to a winter package. They save time and money by not having to sit around a mechanic's shop every spring and fall for a few hours and paying those labor...  Read More