How to Give Cast Aluminum Wheels a Shiny Look?

Answer Aluminum was discovered in 1807, but it was not until 1886 that Charles Martin Hall developed a system for purifying it from compounds. Aluminum wheels, on motorcycles and other vehicles, are usual... Read More »

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How to Balance Cast Aluminum Wheels?

Balanced wheels are necessary for a smooth ride. The manufacturer balances the cast aluminum wheel and tire assembly before you purchase it using careful specifications and installs them to the veh... Read More »

Forged Vs. Cast Aluminum Wheels?

Even inexpensive aftermarket rims are far from cheap, so it's only fair to wonder whether forged rims are worth the expense. The answer depends on the look you desire and the intended application.

The Benefits of Aluminum Wheels Over Wire Spoke Wheels on a Motorcycle?

To novice motorcyclists, the choice between aluminum wheels and wire-spoke wheels may seem inconsequential. Experienced riders, however, will know the difference aluminum wheels make in both perfor... Read More »

How to Make Polished Wheels More Shiny?

Many vehicles start out with shiny rims on their wheels, but over time, the shine can dull and disappear. You do not have to replace the rims when they get dull. If your rims are made from aluminum... Read More »