Wheels

The horrible flapping noises. The wobbling steering wheel. The drooping tire. Nothing quite makes your stomach drop quite like realizing you have a flat tire. They rarely happen at a convenient time – first thing in the morning on the way to work, on the highway going home, on your family road trip. Once you… Read More


When snow and freezing rain fall you may find the site of the salt truck rolling down your street to be very comforting. Salting is an effective and quick way to make roadways safer for travel. But a look at your shoes after walking through salty slush will remind you of the damaging effects of… Read More


Truck wheel refinishing should always be done by a knowledgeable and experienced professional. Regulations put forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) in the mid-eighties made it a requirement that rust and debris be removed from truck wheels before mounting a tire. Dirt and rust can prevent rim components from seating properly or… Read More


While sudden wheel loss from a moving truck is a fairly uncommon occurrence, it does happen more often than people realize. Often times wheel loss is related to the amount of torque applied during wheel assembly. Wheel loss, or wheel runoff, can lead to a host of serious dangers as the driver loses control of… Read More


When temperatures warm, ice and snow melt, revealing the abusive impact salt has had on the roads. This typically takes the form of one of the worst road menaces known to man – potholes. Aside from being an unsightly nuisance that makes your ride a lot less comfortable, potholes are one of the most destructive… Read More