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OK Tire Kitsilano provides Wheel Services services to Vancouver, BC, West Vancouver, BC, North Vancouver, BC, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Wheel Services

Many of today’s wheels are cast or forged and made out of steel, aluminum, or aluminum alloy. Casting consists of pouring liquid metal into a mold, while forging consists of heating and machining a wheel into shape through the use of CNC lathing equipment. Anatomy-wise, the center section of a wheel contains a bolt pattern and mounting holes that are used to attach the wheel to a vehicle. The outermost lip of the wheel is known as the flange. The flange, located on the edge of the wheel, is flared to form the bead seat, which holds the tire and maintains an airtight seal. Safety humps are small elevations on the inside of the bead seat, which prevent the tire from falling into the drop center portion of the wheel in case a blowout occurs. This innovation allows drivers to maintain directional control of a vehicle with deflated tires. The drop center is the section of the wheel with a smaller diameter than the rest of the wheel. The drop center provides a means for installing and removing a tire. If you are looking for a one-stop wheel and rim shop, you have come to the right place. Our staff is comprised of wheel fitment and installation experts ready to help you find the perfect wheel.

Benefits of Wheel Services

There are many reasons to shop for new wheels for your car or truck. You might be looking to increase steering response or improve the handling of your vehicle, or you might be looking to improve the appearance of your car or truck. Whether you are in the market for a set of new wheels due to recent driving damage or you simply want to switch up your driving capabilities, we have a variety of wheels and rims available for purchase and installation. We carry a wide selection of wheel brands, sizes, and styles for passenger cars, trucks, and SUVs. Whatever we do not have available in our current inventory, we will special order upon request. All mounting and balancing will be done by our detail-oriented team of auto experts. When you are in the market for a new set of wheels, our staff will be happy to discuss the difference between bolt patterns and offsets, and the advantages and disadvantages of choosing steel, aluminum, or alloy wheels.

OK Tire Kitsilano proudly serves the Wheel Services needs of customers in Vancouver, BC, West Vancouver, BC, North Vancouver, BC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : North Vancouver BC | Vancouver BC | West Vancouver BC | and surrounding areas

Wheel Purchase & Wheel Installation

Wheels help support the weight of a vehicle and serve as a connection between the entire tire-wheel assembly and a vehicle’s axle...

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes

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OK Tire Kitsilano in Vancouver, BC

The OK Tire name has been a fixture through Canada since 1953. With more than 300 shops nationwide, each one is independently owned and operated. The Martin family opened OK Tire Kitsilano in 1964 and has been providing high quality auto repairs and tires ever since. We are the place to go for seasonal tire storage. Call us for your auto repairs or tires if you live in Vancouver, West Vancouver, or North Vancouver, BC, as well as surrounding areas. We handle repairs big and small, from preventive maintenance to diagnostics, and everything in between. Call us now for an appointment.

Contact Us

Phone: (604) 732-7241
Fax: (604) 732-7257
Address: 1516 West 3rd Ave
Vancouver, BC V6J 1J7
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