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Ford develops 3D-printed locking wheel nuts with your biometric signature

It makes a unique pattern to set the indentation and key to prevent against theft

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Watch how HRE makes its newest 3D-printed titanium wheel

This represents the second-generation of the company's technology

This represents the second-generation of the company's technology.

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HRE reveals byzantine, 3D-printed titanium wheels

Partnership with GE aims to show the future of wheel technology

Partnership with GE aims to show the future of wheel technology.

Wheels & Paint | Autoblog Details | Complete Detail ep 4

On this episode of Autoblog Details, we'll be exploring the step-by-step process for properly washing your wheels and paint.

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This new machine mounts wheel weights in seconds

First factory tire rooms, tomorrow Skynet. The rise of the (tire) machines starts now.

Omni-Directional Wheels For 360 Degree Driving | Autoblog Minute

These wheels would make parallel parking a breeze. YouTube user and inventor William Liddiard's omni-directional wheels let you drive forward, backward, side-to-side, even spin.

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Watch bolt-on wheels make parallel parking a cinch

Forget all-wheel drive. This is all-way drive.

William Liddiard designed a set of wheels that allows a car to move in any direction.

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Thieves relieve Detroit-area Dodge dealer of $70,000 in SRT wheels

Wheel thieves hit a Dodge dealer leaving 14 beached, high-performance Chargers and Challengers in their wake.

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Tortoise gets wheels in place of injured legs, faster than ever

A tortoise in the UK is moving along a lot faster after having its front legs chewed off by a rat, thanks to its awesome set of front wheels.

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Project Overlord is like LoJack for your car's wheels

Project Overlord promises to bring tracking software specifically to your vehicle's wheels, whether they're on a passenger car, bicycle or practically anything else, with a new, patent-pending device and smartphone app. When the wheels are tampered with, the system starts tracking them, sounds a loud tone and alerts the police. The company begins an IndieGoGo campaign on January 21 to fund the product.

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Check out the trick way you access the tire valve on this BMW Alpina B6

The wheels are one of the first things you notice when checking out the 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe. The 20-inch aluminum alloy rollers have 21 spokes that spray out from their hubs, creating one of Alpina's signature design features. But there's also plenty of function to go along with the stylistic form of this hotted-up

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Jay Leno puts carbon fiber wheels to the test on a Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Jay Leno's Garage usually focuses on looking at cars new and old, speaking to their owners and then Jay taking a drive to see what he thinks. However, Leno throws his usual shtick to the curb this week to do a full product test of the carbon fiber wheels from a company called Carbon Revolution. If you're not interested in hearing about wheels for 18 minutes, don't worry. They get mounted on a Chris Bruce

Five Costly Mistakes of Car Repair

Neglecting your car's maintenance needs can leave you with a large bill that could have been avoided.

Muscle Car Speeds Down Highway While Missing Wheel

Sparks fly as Mustang drives at speed

YouTube user Gas of Mass uploaded this video of a Mustang kicking up sparks as it drags itself down a highway while missing the front driver's side wheel.

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BMW to offer carbon fiber wheels in a year or two

The Citroën SM sat on the first set of production glass fiber and resin wheels in 1972 when parent company Michelin developed the exotic hoops in order to take the SM rallying. It wasn't until 2008 that we got the first all-carbon-fiber wheel for passenger cars in the form of a prototype model from

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SAE Congress: Evolve Hybrid Wheels give Ford Focus SE a 1.1 mpg boost

As fuel economy regulations tighten all around the world, each part of the automobile is getting a second (and third and fourth ...) look to see if there is any way to squeeze out a few more yards per gallon. At the SAE World Congress in Detroit this week, Lacks Enterprises was showing off its contribution to the get-every-efficiency debate: Evolve Hybrid Wheels.

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HRE carbon fiber wheels for all your customizing desires

HRE has brought some pretty excellent wheels to market in the past, such as the retro-tastic Vintage Series, bridging old and new in fantastic fashion. The wheel-maker's latest offering is the Carbon Series CF2 Concept, now on display at SEMA.

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Chevrolet Camaro rolling on 32s is a Hot Wheels come to life

Some would say that the Chevrolet Camaro already looks like a Hot Wheels car come to life when fitted with the factory installed 20- or 21-inch alloy wheels. But others – including the folks in this video, apparently – would say that those wheels simply aren't large enough. Twenty-fours? Still too small. Twenty-sixes? You're getting warmer.

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Watch HRE make one of its Vintage Series wheels

We're smitten with the Vintage Series three-piece wheels from HRE. The hardware is about as cool as it gets in our opinion, and you can bet we'd rock a set if we had a vehicle worthy of the rollers. If you've ever wondered how the company goes about putting the wheels together, you're in luck. HRE and StanceWorks have collaborated on a

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