17 Aug Why Are Custom Rims So Popular?
Custom rims refer to the wheels of the vehicles that have, either; been modified from the vehicle’s standards or have replaced the manufacturer’s standards.
Shopping For The Right Custom Rims
Most people have a feeling that the custom rims they want for their vehicle will be available in the size and finish they want. Since custom wheels don’t really comply with the manufacturer’s standards, most of them give up before even trying to put up a set of custom rims in their vehicles, or they have no idea on how to approach the custom rim shopping.
The very first step is to have a detailed look at your vehicle; its exact bolt pattern, offset, and stock rim size. There are many cars and trucks, which have completely different bolt patterns, and hence it is not easy to find custom rims for them. In this case, contact your custom wheel and tire shop in order to find the best ones that will fit your vehicle.
There is another way to get the information about the wheels: from the manufacturer’s website. There are many manufacturers who hold patents, have many popular modern custom rim types, and are available at affordable prices.
Custom Rims Features and Finishes
Performance-oriented shoppers switch to lighter, stronger, and smaller custom wheels. Whereas the appearance-oriented shoppers are more inspired by the hip-hop videos and usually choose larger and distinctive custom rims.
The popularity of custom wheels is increasing year after year, and nearly one-third of all the new customers prefer customizing their vehicles with custom rims. The most commonly used custom wheel finishes are; Chrome, Polished, and Custom Painted.
Today, custom rims are better styled than ever and they can be pretty expensive. But chrome has recently been yielding in popularity to black. Black is generally less expensive in comparison to chrome or other custom rims.