Articles about Wheels

It’s almost too easy
Depending on where you get a flat and how big you ride's wheels are, changing a tire can be a tedious process. You need to lug your spare out, jack up your car, and this and that-but what if you
The brand has now expanded its reach towards Cagayan de Oro
We know there are a lot of aftermarket enthusiasts from outside of Metro Manila. specifically from farther south of the archipelago. If you're one of them, then boy do we have some good news for you.Black Rhino Wheels-Philippines has
Wheel bearings in top shape are important to the smooth operation of your car
The subject of wheel bearings is already rather deep in the subject of car maintenance. Ordinarily, we just cover simple topics like tuneups and oil changes. But if you intend to keep your car for a decade or more-or drive it
Because you can’t turn heads with dull rims, right?
Owning a car includes maintenance and repairs. Taking care of it, however, means more than just keeping it running-you have to keep your car clean, too.It really isn't that hard. You just drive into a nearby car wash and
This is kind of important
Grab a pen and open a notebook, because this is kind of important.If you own a car, you know its tires are a pretty big deal. It's what's keeping you and your ride firmly planted on the asphalt, whether
Watch out for curbs, though
This is a wheel. It is used on motor vehicles to allow forward motion. Functional, then. Often, humans like to fit unnecessarily big wheels onto their motor vehicles because, well, humans.And if they want really complicated design patterns on their really
Will you pounce on this?
We love checking out what's for sale in the car groups that we are part of on Facebook. At first, it was kind of weird to just find yourself added to these things, but once something cool appears on the feed,
Mind your mags
Tight spaces are the bane of countless newbie drivers all over the world. But it isn't just their nerves that suffer, so does the car.We're talking about the poor tires and mags that bear the brunt of our miscalculations.
Wheel tech has come a long way
It might look something straight out of a Command and Conquer video game, but what you're seeing above is indeed a real thing. It's the Reconfigurable Wheel-Track (RWT) by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and it might
Launched at MIAS 2018
At motor shows, it's uncommon to unveil something that has no engine, sheet body, and four wheels. Newly available aftermarket products are introduced, yes, but they don't get the spotlight the way, say, the all-new Hyundai Veloster does.On
Nothing in this world is perfect. Except for a set of TE37s
The year is 1996. Japanese automotive wheel manufacturing company Rays Engineering is officially 17 years old and deep in the game. Things are going well--it's turning a sizable profit by supplying quality sets to local and foreign carmakers, and racing
We answer the burning question
Executive editor Dinzo Tabamo forwarded this message to me recently and said that I can probably answer these questions with my eyes closed:Hi, Mr. Dinzo, I am currently torn between keeping my wheels stock and buying aftermarket wheels. However, I am
Many say the ride won't suffer
Hello, Top Gear Philippines! Plano po namin palitan ang original 17-inch rims ng Mitsubishi Montero Sport po namin to 20-inch since three years na rin ito at kailangan na palitan ang tires. Any advice kung tama po ba na mag
Why not
If the new Honda NSX is anything like its predecessor, it'll soon have a devilishly loyal fan base. The kind of people who'll defend it vehemently in comments sections and pour scorn on any car that dares be a bit
Bigger and better
In 1989, Auto Options began supplying Filipinos with American Racing wheels for passenger cars, pickups, and SUVs. In doing so, it became the first company to offer internationally sourced aftermarket wheels in the Philippines.In 1993, it opened its doors to the
For pogi points and performance
When it comes to vehicle aesthetics, your wheels are what make your car's looks pop. Upgrading wheels is commonly the first consideration after one acquires a vehicle. It's also one of the most popular and expensive modifications, adding both performance
Is this normal?
Good day! I just want to ask if it's normal for a two-year-old car to be noisier than before. My Mirage G4 is now a bit noisier even when running at 60kph at around 2,300rpm in fourth gear.
Is it time for a change?
If you happen to be looking for a new set of tires, you'll be glad to know that global tiremaker Maxxis has brought in three new tire models for passenger vehicles, each with varying levels of performance and durability.The double
Our technical editor weighs in
If a vehicle changes its tire size, will the odometer reading still be accurate? I'm curious because if two wheels with different diameters are rotating at the same speed, won't the larger wheel travel further? Thanks!Jonah Bryan Santos LaquihonHi.
Must-know information
The love affair we have with cars seems to always begin with what 'shoes' we put on them as it brings out the best in both looks and performance. Just like any romance, it's smooth sailing until you graze a curb,
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