In this day and age, there are a variety of cars in terms of design and style. Then there are those cars that are designed with the young man in mind. These are usually the fast and sporty types of cars which young men love to modify to suit their style and personalities. This can be a fun endeavour which is coupled with creativity. In most cases, the mag wheels are the first thing that is changed in order to give the car a new look because the right set of mag wheels can uplift the style of the car instantly.
Besides aesthetics, when do you need to change your tyres and mag wheels and do you need to replace them regularly?
If you want a larger surface area to grip the road, you’ll need a wider or bigger tyre. Hence you’ll need a bigger wheel. You’ll have to check that the specific tyre and wheel that you purchase is suitable for your car and has the correct fitting sizes to fit onto your car. There’s no point procuring a mag that just won’t fit on your car.
If the mag wheel is damaged, this is a tell-tale sign that it needs to be changed. It is quite reckless and dangerous to drive with a damaged mag wheel. If it has any kind of hairline crack or large visible damage, take your vehicle to your nearest wheel and tyre fitment centre. You don’t want to drive long distances with such a damaged wheel.
If you drive into a pothole too fast, too hard or at a bad angle then your tyres and wheels could be irreparably damaged. This type of accident could cause the wheel to buckle and unusable to the point that you possibly are not able to drive to the nearest fitment centre. In this case, your car will have to be towed then the wheels and tyres have to be replaced.
Most wheel and tyre fitment centres sell a range of alloy wheels. These are quite durable and reliable as it is able to endure various conditions such as rain, dry conditions, dust and much more. However, you need to take care of the mags too. You have to clean it regularly, weekly if possible.
If the tyres and wheels are still in good condition, you could drive with them for many years so you don’t have to change them regularly. But when they do get damaged in any way, it is essential that you go to a wheel and tyre fitment centre to have it replaced right away.
Minty’s is amongst the leading tyre suppliers in South Africa, and is recognized for our high standard of customer service. We have built a reputation amongst our customers and ensure that they receive tyres and alloy wheels of the highest quality, amongst the largest brands nationwide.