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COVID-19

Amidst the news of the COVID-19, we want to take extra precautions to minimize risk for all of the personnel here at OEMWheelShop & Santa Ana Wheel. Due to that we have decided that effective immediately we will be closing...

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How Much Do Rims Cost?

How Much Do Rims Cost?

If you're in the market for a new set of wheels, you might wonder how much bang you can get for your buck. It's only natural to wonder and question the cost. The answer to this question, however, is not...

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Are Wheel Cleaners Safe?

Are Wheel Cleaners Safe?

Who doesn't love a clean set of wheels and tires? With car enthusiasts chasing perfectly clean wheels, dirty wheels will most likely break your car instead of make it. This is why for years people have resorted to using wheel...

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Can Cracked Rims Be Repaired?

Can Cracked Rims Be Repaired?

Over the past 2 or so decades, alloy wheels have become all the rage. Not only are they extremely popular with car enthusiasts, but they are also much better looking than steel wheels. Manufacturers have even gotten highly creative with...

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Why Do Most Rims Have 5 Spokes?

Why Do Most Rims Have 5 Spokes?

If you look around most parking lots, you will notice that most modern rims will have five spokes. If not five spokes, they will often have five sets of paired spokes. After some research and digging around, I have discovered...

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What Does Staggered Wheel Fitment Mean?

What Does Staggered Wheel Fitment Mean?

Staggered wheel fitment is the term used to describe vehicles whose rear wheels are larger than the ones in the front. This can mean the rear wheels are larger in diameter, are wider, or both. Purpose The different wheel sizes...

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How To Care For Powder Coated Wheels

How To Care For Powder Coated Wheels

Similar to how a car's paint needs to be cleaned and properly cared for, your wheels also need to be cleaned and protected from the elements. This goes double for powder-coating wheels as dirt and grime will be much more...

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Prepare For The Cold With Winter Tires

Prepare For The Cold With Winter Tires

Winter has officially arrived to southern California. In most of the United States, winter came long ago. By now, people up north should have prepared for snowstorms, small and large. If you have not, keep on reading this educational article....

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