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Wheels

Wheels in Katy, TX

At Stacy's Tires and Lube, we stock a wide selection of wheels for customers in Katy, TX, Houston, TX, Richmond, TX, and surrounding areas.

Before you start shopping for a new set of wheels, use our wheel buying guide below, and consider the advantages and disadvantages of different wheel materials in order to find the best wheel to suit your needs. If you have any questions during your research, simply contact us online.

Stacy's Tires and Lube’s Wheel Buying Guide

  • Alloy Wheels are light wheels with improved performance characteristics. These light wheels increase cornering and steering precision, and decrease road feedback for better braking response.
  • Steel Wheels are heavier wheels that provide vehicles with a lower center of gravity. Steel wheels are perfect for harsh road conditions in the snow or off-road over rugged terrain, but lack other performance capabilities because of the added weight.
  • Chrome is an aesthetically pleasing finish applied to both alloy and steel wheels. Chrome wheels are sought by drivers concerned with cosmetic appearance. While chrome wheels are known for their metallic mirrored shine, durability, and strength, they require regular attention and cleaning to maintain their visual appeal.

Wheels & Rims: The Manufacturing Process

  • Cast Wheels: Aluminum wheels are manufactured through a process of pouring molten aluminum into a mold. The shape of the wheel is formed through a process of gravity or pressure casting.
  • Machined Wheels: The machining process combines casting, heating, spinning, and precise pressurization to fill a mold with molten aluminum and shape the wheel.
  • Forged Wheels: The forging process takes a solid piece of aluminum and molds the wheel through high heat and extreme pressure. The result is a light, dense, and strong wheel.

The right set of wheels depends on vehicle characteristics and desired ride quality. When choosing wheels for your car, truck, or SUV, consider the following:

  • Size: Various wheel sizes and weights hold different performance characteristics. If you plan on upgrading your current wheel size, be sure to consider the maximum wheel size allowance on your vehicle.
  • Weight: Wheel weight impacts vehicle performance. Heavier wheels increase braking distance and reduce handling, while lighter wheels will improve maneuverability and braking performance.
  • Terrain: Where do you drive most often? Wheels should be selected based on their primary function.

Every customer’s criteria for buying wheels is different, so we urge you to contact us with your questions or concerns. Our service staff is comprised of wheel and rim experts who remain on the cutting edge of wheel style, configuration, and performance.

For the best wheel buying experience around, contact us today.

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Stacy's Tires and Lube in Katy, TX

At Stacy's Tires and Lube, we focus on providing the highest quality of workmanship on each and every vehicle. We're the leading tire shop in Katy, TX, proudly serving the surrounding areas of Richmond, TX, Sugar Land TX, and Cypress TX. We also serve all of Fort Bend County. We've got the best tire deals, offering the latest in name brand tires like GT Radial, Cooper, and Toyo. Our team also provides oil and lube service, brake repairs, and roadside assistance. Stacy's Tires and Lube employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger truck tires, car tires, and trailer tires. Take this opportunity to browse our website and give our team a call for your next tire or auto service!

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Address: 22155 Kingsland Blvd., Suite A
Katy, TX 77450
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