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Custom Wheels Alexandria LA

Local resource for custom wheels in Alexandria, LA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to chrome wheels, chrome rims, truck wheels, car wheels, metal wheels, custom alloy wheels, silver wheels, and steel wheels, as well as related content on custom wheels.

Halliburton Auto Clinic
5504 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA
 
D & J Tire Inc
(318) 442-9513
Mcarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Wal-Mart Supercenter 0539
(318) 445-2300
2050 North Mall Blvd
Alexandria, LA
 
Sears Roebuck & Co.
(318) 484-7228
3401 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA
 
Sears Store #6946
(318) 484-7290
3401 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
 
Despinos Tire
3011 N. McArthur
Alexandria, LA
 
Halliburton Auto Clinic Inc
(318) 448-0192
5504 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

TDS - So. Tire Mart
3000 Macarthur Drive
Alexandria, LA
 
Moore & Grant Tire & Service
(318) 445-5367
3924 Jackson St Ext
Alexandria, LA
Services
Authorized To Install & Service RunOnFlat Tires,Government Sales Deliveries,Participates In Goodyear National Promotions,Offers Goodyear Credit Card,Services National Account Customers,Tire and Service Network

Walker Honda
(318) 445-6315
6677 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA
 

Wheel Customizing

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Custom wheels and cool tires adorn more new vehicles than any of the never-ending menu of aftermarket products. Makes you wonder why the auto manufacturers don't just have their new models sitting on chocks in the showroom, so customers can customize right there. In fact, the OEMs have responded to the wheel craze by upping the stock size on their top-line light trucks and sport compacts.

The wheel/tire customizing trend for sport compacts features massive wheels and low profile, or pencil-thin, tires. The aesthetic impact is significant, yet the overall diameter of the custom wheel/tire package doesn't necessarily vary from the stock tire diameter and neither do the speedometer/odometer readings.

Musclecar restorers appreciate the look of a wheelwell filled out with larger-than-stock rubber. As long as the increased diameter stays within a couple of percentage points, however, the impact on the performance is negligible. For instance, upping the diameter from 29- to 30-inches represents only a 3 percent increase and will not cause a noticeable change in acceleration or overall handling and performance.

Author: Debbie Murphy

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