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Custom Wheels Fairbanks AK

Local resource for custom wheels in Fairbanks, AK. 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.

Midas
3449 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
 
Phelps Tire Co., Inc.
(907) 458-8473
3790 Stoneridge St
Fairbanks, AK
 
American Tire & Auto
(907) 450-1200
219 Third Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Authorized To Install & Service RunOnFlat Tires,Government Sales Deliveries,Participates In Goodyear National Promotions,RV

Aurora Motors
(907) 459-7000
3285 S Cushman St
sairbanks, AK
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Maintenance, Paint & Body Work, Tires/Wheels, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Tue:(Closed)
Wed:(Closed)
Thu:(Closed)
Fri:7:30 am-6:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Kelly''s Tire & Wheel
(907) 452-2219
269 Illinois St
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Purcell Tire & Rubber Co Inc
(573) 438-2131
365 Helmerick Ave
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Government Sales Deliveries,Services National Account Customers,RV,Goodyear Authorized Earthmover Distributor

Tds Inc
(907) 452-7131
3601 S Cushman St
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

American Tire & Auto
(907) 450-1250
3101 S Cushman Rd
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Government Sales Deliveries

Giant Tire
(907) 456-2536
751 Williams Gate Rd
Fairbanks, AK
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Seekins Ford Lincoln Mercury
(907) 459-4000
1625 Seekins Ford Dr
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Air Conditioning Repair, Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Maintenance, Paint & Body Work, Tires/Wheels, Transmission, Upholstery, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-6:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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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