In this day and age we find many types of cars with different styles of mags on them. Mag wheels can be quite costly and can’t just be changed whenever the owner or driver of the car feels like it. So when should you change your car’s mag wheels?

There are sporty cars that are designed for young men who desire to drive fast. These types of cars are usually modified by adding designer mags. Mag wheels were generally used for race cars previously because they were made of alloy which is much lighter than steel rims.

Big mags are a classic way to improve your car’s look. The more affluent gentleman will make it a priority to change the mag wheels on his new car. Stylish mag wheels can lift the appearance of your car and make it look sporty and unique.

If you take proper care of your mags, you could drive with them for a long time or possibly for a lifetime. Therefore, when choosing mag wheels you should always choose the correct size at the wheel and tyre fitment centre. Ensure that the wheel nuts are fitted properly because the tyre can run alongside the car if it’s not done properly.

Taking care of your wheels includes keeping them clean. When you wash them use a soft moist cloth with a cleaning solution that is gentle on alloy. If you keep them clean they will look new for longer and will not get eroded over time.

When you’ve been in an accident and have damaged the mag wheels then you’ll have to change them. Go to a wheel and tyre fitment centre to change it for you. They have all the necessary equipment to fit and remove wheels and tyres. On that note, the only time you should change a tyre is when it is punctured or if you’ve had a tyre burst.

Avoid potholes wherever you can and drive slowly over speed bumps. Driving fast into a pothole or over a speed bump can buckle the mag wheel. This can distort its shape which will make it very difficult to drive with. If this happens, it is recommended to change them.

Changing the mags will depend on whether it affects your driving capability or, on a lighter note, your style. If you do change it, you can find a style that you prefer and it could last you quite a long time if looked after properly.

A1 Wheel and Tyre is a private family owned and operated company specialising in the warehouse and distribution of wheels and tyres to the automotive fitment trade. The company has a well established operation in Johannesburg, South Africa.