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Is Bigger Always Better When It Comes to Wheel and Tire Packages?

Does size matter? We tested nearly identical wheel and tire packages with different aspect ratios to determine if a smaller sidewall made a big difference in lap times.

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How to Execute DIY Track Testing Like a Pro

You don’t have to be Consumer Reports—or even GRM—to conduct your own product tests.

Fitting tires and wheels when an off-the-shelf option isn’t listed

Our MR2 needed new tires, but first we had a question to answer: How would we fit a modern setup under those now-vintage fenders?

Tech tips | Understanding fender rolling, downsizing tires, wheel spacers and what makes a race wheel

Getting ready to roll some fenders or considering downsizing your tires? Read this first.

How to optimize an ND-Chassis Mazda MX-5 for comfort on the street and performance on the track

Can one car make a great daily while also serving as a competitive autocrosser and a fun track car? If the answer is Miata, then likely yes.

When math should take the back seat: Sometimes you pick a wheel simply because it makes you happy | Column

When it comes to parts for your car like wheels, sometimes it's more important to pick what makes you smile instead of what is proven to make you go faster.

Does investing in tire mounting and balancing equipment actually save money?

We recently put some BendPak gear in our shop: the brand’s R980AT tire mounter paired with its DST-2420 balancer. We were busting tires in no time.

Are wheels a wear item? Yes, they are.

Did you know wheels are a wear item? We talk to Scott Weiss, marketing director at König Wheels, in order to make sure a little problem doesn’t become a big …

Nine Steps to Painting Your Wheels at Home

Tired of the silver wheels that every car seems to come with these days? No problem: You can change their color in just nine steps and a few hours.

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