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Alloy Wheels a Popular Choice in Winter

Written on September 27, 2017 at 22:24, by

  Alloy wheels (or “mags” as we used to call them) are becoming a popular choice for many people putting on winter tires at this time of year. It’s become a sound choice for many reasons- Cost-  The price gap between steel wheels and alloy wheels has narrowed significantly. These days, for an extra $50  Continue Reading »

What is TPMS?

Written on October 6, 2015 at 16:36, by

Who here knows what TPMS is? You? Are you sure?   Now, the acronym isn’t very complicated (tire pressure monitoring system), and that might give you a basic idea of what the purpose is. But there is so much more. Just like tires, and wheels, here at Wheel Pro’s we are expected to have an in  Continue Reading »

New! Online Quotes for Tires!

Written on September 28, 2015 at 17:35, by

This is something we’ve been working on for a while. In an attempt to make everything as easy as possible, I present to you… The Tire Wizard!! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this fantastic little tool will revolutionize how you buy tires. You may notice a new link on the top that says “Tires”. Once you’ve  Continue Reading »

Mini Fridge Contest!

Written on August 13, 2015 at 20:25, by

We’re giving away this cool Mini Fridge! Each $100 you spend gets one entry into the draw. The contest ends September 30th.

What You Need to Know About Winter Steel Wheels

Written on October 17, 2012 at 21:18, by

Planning on getting steel wheels to use with your winter tires? Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions: Q: Are winter wheels hub-centric? A: No, winter wheels are lug-centric, which means they centre with the lug nuts, not the pilot (or centre) hole of the wheel. A larger pilot hole in the steel  Continue Reading »

Unbiased Information About Winter Tires

Written on October 13, 2012 at 21:16, by

At this time of year, there’s a lot of questions about winter tires. Do you need two or four? Aren’t “all-season” tires good for all seasons like they say? What if I mix summer and winter tires? There are many questions. Here is some unbiased information from Transport Canada to help answer those concerns. Transport  Continue Reading »

What do you need when you buy steel wheels?

Written on October 2, 2012 at 21:12, by

When you are buying steel wheels for winter tires, think beyond the wheels. There are other items you need to get. Here is a check list of other items you should be getting- 1. LUG NUTS – Steel wheels don’t require fancy chrome factory lug nuts that may cost $5 to $8 each at the  Continue Reading »

Winter Wheels – How can you save more by spending more?

Written on October 2, 2012 at 21:10, by

These days, most new vehicles come with a nice set of aluminum wheels. They’re not cheap, either. If you have to buy one from a dealership, a factory alloy wheel will cost from $300 for an economical one to over one thousand dollars for more expensive ones, depending on your car or truck. It’s a  Continue Reading »

Why Buying Used Wheels Isn’t Worth It

Written on September 3, 2012 at 21:07, by

There’s a saying that “the bitter taste of poor quality remains much longer than the sweet taste of a low price.” This is especially true when it comes to buying used wheels. My advice on buying used wheels off the internet- don’t waste your time. I see a lot of used wheels that people bring  Continue Reading »

Cover Up Your Ugly Nuts!

Written on November 18, 2011 at 21:05, by

Winter tires and wheels are usually on a car for about 6 months of the year. That’s a long time to be staring at ugly black wheels. A better alternative is to get some hubcaps. These days, hubcaps can make a steel wheel look like a more expensive alloy wheel and will improve the overall  Continue Reading »