Atlantic Salvage’s Tips to Buying Used Wheels

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Used auto parts in MA from Atlantic Salvage

Your car or truck’s wheels are the most commonly upgraded parts on a vehicle. Wheels are like accessories that can create a big difference in the appearance of a car! At Atlantic Salvage we know that new wheels can be very pricey, but there are many benefits to buying used auto parts in MA. There are many variations of widths, diameters and materials when shopping for your used wheels, but how do you start? Here are some tips when buying used wheels for your vehicle.

  1. Pre-Purchase: Before you buy, it is a good idea to do your research and shop around first. Get an of the average price for both new and used wheels of the type you are looking for.
  1. Pro-Tip: It will always be best to buy from professional supplier of used auto parts in MA, especially when they are backed by industry standard warranties.
  1. Measure: Make sure the wheels you are buying will work for your vehicle. For example, if you are purchasing a larger wheel than your current size, make sure there will be enough clearance around the tire in the wheel well; if you’re buying a smaller wheel, check your car or truck’s ground clearance.
  1. Perform a Visual Inspection: At Atlantic Salvage we know wheels, but it is always good to know what to look for when inspecting the wheels you are about to purchase. Look for chrome or clear coat this is flaking off. Even if only a small area, the problem will continue to get worse until it needs to be stripped down and recoated.

Buying used wheels instead of new can save you a lot of money! For more questions contact Atlantic Salvage at 800-225-0812.