What does stock rims mean?
Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or stock rims are factory wheels shipped with the vehicle from the car manufacturer. The materials and style options for stock wheels vary by the automaker. Stock rims range from painted steel with a decorative hubcap to oversized aluminum alloy wheels.
Are stock rims better?
Wheel Fitment and Vehicle Ride The fitment and compatibility of OEM replica wheels provide a better ride for your vehicle than Aftermarket wheels. Since aftermarket wheels are made to fit many different vehicles, they will likely not match the exact specifications needed to fit your vehicle.
What are stock rims called?
Wheels that come from the original vehicle manufacturer, are referred to as “OEM” or Original Equipment Manufacturer. These are the wheels that the vehicle manufacturer designed for their cars and trucks.
How much does a stock rim cost?
Factors That Affect Cost
|Type of Rim||Price per Rim|
|Basic steel rims||$90-$100|
|Aluminum alloy rims||$110-$130|
|Painted finish rims (black/white)||$100-$280|
|Bronze coated rims||$100-$300|
What are stock rims made of?
The majority of wheels today are cast aluminum alloy, meaning they’re made by pouring molten aluminum into a mold. They are lightweight but strong, withstand heat well and are generally more attractive than steel wheels.
Are aftermarket rims bad for your car?
If you buy wheels that are too big for your car, they could scrape the interior liner of the wheel well, causing damage. If you are buying wheels used, or buying cheap, lower-quality wheels, they could come damaged or become easily damaged, causing your car to vibrate or create other unpleasant feelings.
Do rims come with new tires?
While buying a set of tires you are only buying the rubber which means that rims do not usually come included with the package. If you don’t own an adequate set of rims you will have to purchase them separately.
Why are OEM rims so expensive?
OEM Wheels are Higher-Quality OEM wheels may be the more expensive option, but this is because of their quality. These wheels are created to perfectly fit a specific car model, so they’ll directly impact the quality of your car’s performance.
What should I do with my stock wheels?
If your tires and rims are still in good condition, selling them is a good option for disposal….When it comes to tires, here are your best options:
- Sell them to a local tire shop.
- Sell your tires online.
- Sell tires where you recycle them.
Do bigger rims mess up transmission?
For example, wheels that are much larger than the car’s original set could have a negative effect on the transmission by causing it to work harder than normal in order to turn the axles and move the car. Eventually, this could cause premature transmission failure.
Why buy original equipment wheels and rims from stock wheels?
When you want to buy original equipment wheels and rims, we will have what you need. When buying from StockWheels.com, you will be getting a reconditioned wheel or clean factory take-off to use as a stock replacement wheel. You can rest assured that the like-new wheel you get from StockWheels.com will look great and will be straight and true.
Where can I buy original rims?
You can order your original factory wheels directly on our website, or give us a call during business hours and we will be happy to assist you. OriginalWheels.com prides itself in providing the highest quality oem original rims. All of our used wheels are guaranteed to arrive in immaculate condition.
Are your alloy rims as good as the dealer price?
Our stock alloy rims are generally around half the dealer price and will look as good as new. Wheel and rim prices always fluctuate depending on supply and demand, but we always strive to offer the best quality original alloy wheels at the lowest price possible. Visit Hubcaps.com for all your wheel cover and center cap needs.
What kind of wheels does OEM wheel shop buy?
Welcome To OEM Wheel Shop! We only purchase ORIGINAL FACTORY OEM aluminum alloy or steel wheels and rims. Furthermore, the best time to come in and sell your wheels is between 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.