Everything you should know about wheel repair (Part 4)

August 4th, 2016



This is part 4 of our series on wheel repair. Click here for part 1, click here for part 2, and click here for part 3.

Don't forget, you can schedule an appointment for your wheel repair by clicking here.

Do repaired wheels add any value to a car that’s intended for sale?

Wheel repairs may or may not add value to a car that is intended for sale. The results depend of a lot of factors, such as age of the car, make and model, and of course, the type of wheels in ...[more]

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Everything you should know about wheel repair (Part 3)

July 28th, 2016



This is part two of our series on wheel repair. Click here for part one, and click here for part two....[more]

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Everything you should know about wheel repair (Part 1)

July 15th, 2016

Every car owner out there wants to keep his or her car looking new always. If you are among this group of proud car owners, you need to understand that unless your car undergoes regular care and maintenance, it will be impossible to keep it looking new and striking all the time. It is therefore your duty to take excellent care of each and every part of your car, with the wheels being among the most components of your car, in which case you will need to consult a wheel repair and maintenance expert on a regular basis.

Wheel repair and maintenance is always better and less costly than replacement. A highly experienced wheel repairer can even extend the life of your tires and consequently save you a lot in terms of wheel repair and replacement money. 

There are many reasons that would necessitate wheel repair and in the same way, there are different ...[more]

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Wheel Damage to Steel & Alloy Wheels

April 4th, 2016

Ouch!!! You hit a curb or one of Queens infamous potholes and blew a tire. You get a new tire and get it balanced but something doesn't feel right…a slight shimmy, a vibration or maybe even a more-pronounced wobble. 

Sounds like there is a good chance you have a damaged the rim. If you’ve been pricing wheels recently, you know they can be pricy ranging from between $400 and $1000 for a replacement.

Come to 106 St Tire & Wheel as we offer a full range of comprehensive wheel and rim repair services and the good news? Most rims are repairable!

Here's what we can do to help you:

  • Re-true a warped, cracked or bent wheel ...[more]
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Try on Wheels From Home from Your Lazy Boy

February 11th, 2016

Would you like to try on Vellano wheels? Vossen Wheels? How about Savini or Konig rims right from the comfort of your own home without getting out on without getting out of your Lazy-Boy rocker?

We've made it really easy and SIMPLE if you are a 106 St Tire & Wheel customer.

Innovation, tech-savvy, customer comfort, high def TV is what sets 106 St Tire apart from the ordinary tire dealer, Remember Grandpa's tire dealer had a car seat for you to sit on and read a 4-year-old magazine. It's the kind place kind where you sit on a car seat, look at tire posters in a dirty old place like your grandfather did. That's not the way it is at any 106 ST Tire location....we have plants, we have music, informative videos, soccer games or just plain high def TV on s ...[more]

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Alloy Wheels Too Hot To Handle

January 14th, 2016

Lighter, hotter rims with better performance....Alloy wheels are made of aluminum or magnesium metals and, of course, they are lighter in weight and provide a hot, super stylish look.

Because the above metals are lighter than steel, they reduce your vehicle's weight, improves speed and performance when old fashioned steel wheels adds hundreds of pounds to your vehicle's weight making your engine tow more weight and slowing down speed and reducing gas mileage. Alloy wheels are also better heat conductors and reduce the chances of brake failures under most driving conditions. We've been consistent in telling drivers that NYC's road conditions makes our area an area with "severe" conditions so please bear that in mind knowing that on Queens streets your alloy wheels are vulnerable.

The lighter weight of the alloy rim is more suitable for ...[more]

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106 ST Tire & Wheel Sells the Hottest Wheels in the World

November 4th, 2015

Queens 106 St Tire and Wheel has the hottest wheels in NY...it's a fact as Archie Bunker would say! And we've got the staff to help you acheive the look you want. In fact, we have a wheel configurator so that you can try on various wheel styles virtually so you can get an idea of how your ride will look dressed in stainless steel, steel or alloy.

Making your auto needs easy to obtain is what 106 St Tire & Wheel has been doing for nearly a quarter of a century and se we add features to our site that help you seek what you want in the comfort of your home. Our site contains a wheel configurator and here's the link so you can get your shopping going when the weather is bad or in the middle of the night.

Here's the link: ...[more]

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