Alloy Wheels

Diamond Cut Alloy Wheel Refurbishment in Slow-Mo

Diamond cut alloy wheels are put on a lathe and part of or the entire painted surface of the wheel machined off to leave a shiny alloy finish. A small part of the actual alloy is machined off to create this finish. It is then lacquered over to prevent corrosion. If you require a diamond cut alloy repair or refurbishment, contact…

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Automotive

Window Tint is Good for Blocking LED and HID Headlights

High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights, also known as Xenon bulbs, have a slightly bluish tint and are much brighter than regular halogen headlights. HID headlights should only be fitted to vehicles for which they are compatible, otherwise the light beam can dazzle oncoming traffic. This is illegal under the Road Traffic (Lighting of Vehicles) Regulations.…

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Alloy Wheels

How It’s Made – Alloy Wheels

  Lighter wheels can improve handling by reducing unsprung mass, allowing suspension to follow the terrain more closely and improve grip. Better heat conduction and a more open wheel design can help dissipate heat from the brakes, which improves braking performance in more demanding driving conditions and reduces the chance of diminished brake performance or even…

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Alloy Wheels

Alloy wheels and tyre insurance

Credit: This article originally appeared on whatcar.com Alloy wheel and tyre insurance policies are designed to help you keep your car’s wheels looking sharp and its tyres in good condition. They’re sold separately to conventional car insurance – both by dealers and aftermarket specialists – but they’re much cheaper to buy. The idea is that any…

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