Mike Mavrigian

Mike Mavrigian

Mike received a BA degree from Youngstown State University in English Literature with a minor in Journalism in 1975.

ARTICLES

Wheel Fasteners

Wheel fasteners

Wheel fasteners are arguably the most important components on any vehicle, responsible for securing the wheels to the vehicle, yet are often the least understood and appreciated. This brief article offers a basic overview of the often overlooked threaded wheel fastener — how to identify it and how to handle it.
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Extreme plus sizing

Extreme plus sizing

OK, so let's say a customer rolls in with a large SUV that's OE-equipped with 19-inch wheels. Since he or she feels the need to be a sheep and blindly follow the "bling" crowd, the customer informs you that he or she wants to max out the wheel/tire package simply for the sake of appearance. The new target: 26-inch chromed alloys mated to massive section-width performance rubber.
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