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  • Petrol Wheels

    The prestige range of Petrol wheels combines European style with a wide range of fitment options. Superb build quality and a stunning finish make the Petrol range one of the most sought after brands for the discerning automotive enthusiast. All new wheel designs are tested to the highest quality standards prior to and during manufacture.

    PetrolWheels suit most Toyota, Holden, Ford and Mitsubishi models.

    To find out more aboutPetrolWheels find your nearest JAX Tyres store or call {$advertise_phone_number}  "1300 FOR TYRES"

    View our complete wheel range.

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  • Wheel Fitments

    Wheels up to 26mm wider than the largest optional wheel recommended by the vehicle manufacturer for the vehicle can be fitted without the need to notify the RTA. The overall diameter of the wheel and tyre combination must be no more than 15mm over the largest diameter wheel and tyre combination specified for the vehicle and not more than 15mm below the smallest diameter wheel and tyre combination specified for the vehicle.

    When fitting a larger wheel & tyre fitment the combination of the replacement fitted unit MUST stay within the mudguard.  Also when viewed directly from the top of the mudguard to the ground, with the tyre & wheel unit facing in a straight ahead position, the tyre & wheel MUST not be visible.

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  • Alloy Wheels vs Steel Wheels

    For many motorists the wheels on their car help make a statement. But apart from aesthetics, they also play an extremely important part in your safety. The wheels are the interface between your vehicle and the road, and thus anything less than the best wheels possible reduce your vehicle's optimum safety. So if you are choosing new wheels for your car it is important to know what the options are and what benefits or disadvantages may accrues from your choices.

    What is the difference between alloy and steel wheels?

    Traditionally most car wheels were made of steel. They were durable and looked presentable. But in the world of motor sport this was not enough and alloy wheels are the order of the day. Alloy wheels are different to steel wheels in a number of ways including:

    • They are made of an alloy of aluminium or magnesium, and sometimes even both
    • They tend to have greater strength compared to weight, than steel wheels
    • Alloy wheels have greater heat conduction
    • A possible problem is that alloy wheels can be more vulnerable in a fire
    • Tuning enthusiasts like them because of their look and connection with motor sport
    • Could contribute to improved vehicle handling

    Put simply alloy wheels deliver all the strength of steel wheels but with lighter weight, which in turn is always a bonus for performance.

    Why choose alloy wheels?

    For normal road drivers the benefits of alloy wheels are not significant enough to make a huge difference to the driving experience. They are a technology born out of the motor sport environment, where saving every gram in weight is precious. However for true motoring enthusiasts, they are persuasive. Good alloy wheels make a visual statement, and this is important for many people who take motoring seriously. The benefits in weight reduction can also be relevant for more performance oriented vehicles and especially those that may do a little track work from time to time. On track, lighter alloy wheels contribute to a lower unspring mass, contributing to improved handling performance.

    Choosing alloy or steel wheels

    Ultimately your choice of wheel type will depend on your individual aesthetics and your motoring aspirations. Alloy wheels tend to be more expensive so that will be a consideration for many, but if you want to have the ultimate driving experience there may be a compelling argument for it.

    To make choosing alloy wheels easy, JAX Tyres offer an easy to use Online Wheel Selector Tool, which allows you to select your vehicle and apply different wheels. You can change the colour of your vehicle and even suspension options to really give you a view of what your vehicle will look like with different alloy wheels.

    Are you looking for new alloy or steel wheels? Find options to fit your vehicle by clicking through to our Online Wheel Selector Tool. 

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  • Wheels - General
    JaxQuickfit Wheels

    As a general rule, it is recommended that you only fit wheels and tyres that are listed on the tyre placard or in the owners' handbook. These have been tested and proven for your car.

    Sometimes the range of wheels listed by the manufacturer may appear to be limited. While it is recommended that you fit only these wheels, the Transport Authority does not oppose the fitting of wheels outside the range providing they are safe for the vehicle.

    Important: The wheel track must not be increased by more than 25mm beyond the maximum specified by the vehicle manufacturer for the particular model.

    Important: If you are contemplating fitting non-original axle or suspension components you should seek the guidance of an engineering signatory as an engineering certificate will be required.

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