Author Archives: Ryan S.

SEMA Show 2019 – New XXR Wheels Announced November 5, 2019

SEMA is underway in Las Vegas, NV and XXR is at it again showing off a 2020 lineup that’s been getting a lot of attention. It’s not easy to make a splash when the top automotive aftermarket companies gather in one place to showcase the latest and greatest rides but with the new styles and […]

How to Measure Center Bore of Wheels

The center bore measurement of a wheel is the size of the hole on the backside of the wheel, usually measured in millimeters (mm). In some countries, this is also referred to as spigot size. When shopping for wheels or hub centric rings, it’s important to know the center bore of the wheels. We’ll break […]

How to Tighten Lug Nuts

Install Wheel Lug Nuts Properly Materials Needed Jack and jack stands Breaker bar or lug wrench Socket Torque wrench Vehicle’s owners manual for torque specs Step 1: Inspect wheel studs and lug nuts for damage. Take a moment to carefully inspect wheel studs, lug nuts or bolts to make sure threads are clean. Spin ALL […]

Steering Wheel Bolt Patterns Explained

There are many brands of aftermarket steering wheels, steering wheel hubs, quick releases, and associated accessories. Many brands are compatible with one another, and generally, hubs, quick releases and steering wheels which share the same bolt pattern can work together. Bolt pattern, also referred to as Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD) is the diameter of the […]

FactoryFive 33 Ford Hot Rod feat. XXR 530 Wheels

This gorgeous FactoryFive ’33 Hot Rod was hand built by Roman B. @i.build.1 in Southern California. It’s a one of a kind build, powered by a carburated Ford 347 Stroker short block putting down about 450hp. The front end is customized with blacked out LED headlamps with a gloss black bezel and floating grille to […]