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Month: February 2016

How do I find my tyre size? How to read your tyre size explained

How to read your tire size: One the sidewall of every tyre is a sequence of 3 numbers as explained below.. Example: 235 45 R17 235 is the width of the tyre in millimetres. 45 is the aspect ratio or tyre profile. R means it is radial construction. 17 is the diameter of the wheel rim in inches. Video Transcription: To find your tyre size, it’s actually pretty straight forward. There’s three numbers you’re going to be looking for. The first one is the width. In this case it’s 235 millimetres. The second one is the profile, which is the percentage of the width. In this case it’s a 45. The final one you’re looking for is the diameter. In this case it’s 17 inch. We’ve got tyres for everything here. Hit us up for tyres. Feel free to give us a call on 09 486 5317 or check out

What is wheel offset explained

The wheel offset is measured in millimetres and results in a positive, negative, or zero offset. Confused about wheel offset? Let our tech informant at Platinum Wheels explain it all to you.

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How do i choose the right wheels for my car

Platinum Wheels is for car enthusiasts who want something special from the look and handling of their vehicles. Our service is a completely new way to customise your car so that you get noticed wherever you go.

We provide a fast, one-stop solution to choosing the right wheels, tyres & suspension for your car. You’ll get the look you’re after first time – as well as a car that drives like a dream.

Avoid bad decisions – see a range of wheels ON your car Unlike traditional tyre stores that just point to wheels on the wall, our specialist selection service is designed to help you quickly choose the wheels, tyres and suspension that will make your car look awesome.

Nothing beats seeing your choice of wheel on your car. Our selection process includes a free test fit of your selected wheels on your car, so you get the choice right FIRST TIME. Get an awesome look and a dream drive The right combination of wheels, tyres and suspension will not only make your car look amazing – you’ll get a car that drives beautifully too.

You want a unique look and great performance. Our experience working with competition vehicles means we have the skills to deliver a great drive and a stunning look. Since we opened our doors in 2008, we’ve fitted thousands of cars every year with quality, high-value components that deliver style and performance on the road, at work and on the racetrack.

We can give you more options in price, style and performance and help you find specialist, elusive components through the connections we’ve developed with specialist suppliers of top quality components.

If you want to get looked at TWICE wherever you go then book in for a free test fit now… 09 486 5317 or [email protected]

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I want to lower my car, Lowering options explained in detail

In this video we run through your options when it comes to lowering your car, some of the do’s and don’ts of lowering.

Discussing different ways to lower your car and the affect each one has on the handling. We have a lot of people asking about ‘stance’ and how to achieve it so we do focus around the coilover setups in this video.

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