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If you're ready to take your 4x4 adventures to the next level, the right wheel and tyre combination is key. Wheel and Tyre Packages 4x4: Your Guide to the Perfect Setup

we're passionate about helping you find the perfect package to conquer any terrain and give your trusty off-roader a stylish edge.

Upgrade Your 4x4: The Benefits of Wheel and Tyre Packages

Choosing the right wheel and tyre package for your 4x4 depends on your needs. Here's what we take into account when helping our customers make a choice:

  • Your Terrain: Where do you love to explore? Rocky trails, muddy tracks, sandy beaches? Your main stomping ground will influence both tyree type and wheel choices.
  • Driving Habits: Are you a weekend warrior or a daily off-road commuter? Frequent use might steer you towards more heavy-duty tyres and durable wheels.
  • Customization: Are you looking for a sleek upgrade or pure functionality? We'll factor in your style preferences when showing you our wheel options.
  • Budget: We understand the investment – we'll help you find options that strike the right balance between performance and price.

Buy Wheel And Tyre Packages Online in Australia

Save time and effort by building your wheel and tyre package online.  We have an extensive online presence to help you explore options from the comfort of your home.

Wheels Catalogue

We stock a wide range of wheel styles and brands, from rugged steel off-road classics to sleek alloys for those who want their 4x4 to turn heads in the city and out on the trails.

4X4 Wheel & Tyre Package

Our 4x4 wheel and tyre packages offer the convenience of getting everything you need in a single purchase. These packages are carefully curated with compatibility in mind, ensuring a perfect fit and saving you the headache of sourcing components individually.

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Build Your Dream 4x4: Wheels, Tyres, and Expert Advice

Need inspiration? Contact us to show you some of our most popular 4x4 packages, including options for popular makes like Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, Jeep Wrangler, and many more.

Questions? We've Got Answers!

We understand that choosing wheels and tyres can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions about 4x4 setup.

  • What should I consider when buying 4x4 tyres? Terrain (mud, sand, rock etc.), tread pattern, durability, load rating, and noise level are all important factors.
  • What is the difference between tyres and wheels? Tyres are the rubber that makes contact with the road; wheels are the metal components that tyres are mounted on.
  • Can I run 2 different size tyres on a 4x4? Generally no; this can damage your 4WD system. Stick with the same size for all four tyres.
  • Can I replace just one tyre on a 4WD? It's highly recommended to replace at least two tyres at a time (on the same axle) and ideally all four to maintain even tread depth and traction.
  • Can you run different size tyres on a 4-wheel drive? Not unless specifically allowed by the vehicle manufacturer. Mismatched tyres can damage your 4WD system.
  • Do tyres come with rims? Not usually. Wheel and tyre packages offer the convenience of buying them together.
  • Can you put a different tyre size on the same rim? Within limits, yes. We can help determine what's compatible with your existing rims.
  • Which alloy wheel has more advantage, 15' or 16 inches? Both have pros and cons; larger wheels offer potential for larger brakes, but smaller wheels may be better for off-roading with more sidewall flex.
  • Can I replace 17-inch wheels with 18-inch? It depends on your vehicle. You'll need to ensure the larger wheel clears the brakes and fits within the wheel well. Let our experts advise you.

Absolutely! Here are answers to the remaining questions, keeping Alpha Tyres & Wheels in mind:

Can I replace 16-inch wheels with 17-inch? Possibly! This depends on the specifics of your vehicle. You'll need to ensure the larger wheels and tyres clear your brakes, don't rub against bodywork, and that the overall tyre diameter remains within acceptable limits for your speedometer and gearing. Our team can help you figure this out.

What is the difference between wheels and rims? Technically, the rim is the outer edge of the wheel where the tyre bead sits. Colloquially, however, people often use "wheels" and "rims" interchangeably.

What weighs more, tyre or rim? It varies! Heavy-duty tyres with thick tread can easily outweigh alloy wheels. Lighter-weight racing wheels might be heavier than a standard road tyre. We can help you compare weights on specific options.

How does wheel size affect a car's fuel economy? Larger, heavier wheels often reduce fuel economy slightly due to increased rotational mass. The effect is usually less pronounced on powerful 4x4s.

Are alloy wheels good for a car?
Alloy wheels often offer weight savings and improved heat dissipation (good for brake performance). They come in a wide array of styles, but may be more prone to damage on rough terrain compared to steel wheels.

Can you put 16-inch tyres on your car instead of 17-inch tyres? This depends on whether a 16-inch wheel will clear your brakes, and if the overall tyre diameter of the 16-inch setup is appropriate for your car. We're happy to help you calculate compatibility.

What's the difference between 18 and 17-inch wheels? Mainly the diameter! 18-inch wheels offer a more aggressive look and often allow for larger brakes. However, they tend to have a thinner tyre sidewall, potentially lowering off-road comfort.

Can we change a 17-inch tyre of EcoSport with a 16-inch tyre? This depends on whether a 16-inch wheel will clear the brakes of your specific EcoSport model and whether the overall tyre diameter is compatible. Consult us for guidance!

Can I replace 14-inch wheels with 15 inches? Potentially, but check brake clearance and tyre diameter as with other swaps.

Are car wheels perfectly round? Very close, but not perfectly! Manufacturing tolerances allow for slight imperfections. High-quality wheels tend to be closer to perfectly round, which aids in a smoother ride and even tyre wear.

How to store vehicle tyres in the garage, with or without rims? Ideally, store them standing up or stacked on their sides. If mounted on rims, slightly deflating them and laying them flat is acceptable. Avoid hanging tyres, keeping them in direct sunlight, or exposing them to chemicals.

What does 5.5 J mean on wheels? The "J" refers to a type of rim flange profile, while 5.5 indicates the wheel's width in inches.

Why do wheels on cars have holes in them? Several reasons: weight savings, brake cooling, visual appeal, and access to the valve stem.

Can you drive with mismatched wheels and tyres? Not recommended! Mismatched sizes can negatively affect handling, stability, and may damage your vehicle's drivetrain.

Is a 17' wheel better or a 16-inch one? "Better" depends on your priorities. 17-inch wheels may offer sharper handling on the road, while 16-inch wheels can provide a cushier ride and more sidewall protection off-road.

Are 18-inch wheels okay for off-roading? Yes, but with consideration. They offer less sidewall flex than smaller wheels, increasing the risk of damage on rough trails. However, they can also accommodate larger brakes for improved on-road performance.

What are the best tyres for a 4WD? No single answer! All-terrain (AT) tyres offer a great balance for mixed on and off-road use. Mud-terrain (MT) tyres provide maximum grip in harsh off-road conditions, but can be noisy on the road.

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I hope this is helpful! Let me know if you'd like any of the answers elaborated upon or tailored further to Alpha Tyres & Wheels' specific offerings.

Ready to Upgrade?

Visit us in-store at Alpha Tyres & Wheels in Kilsyth, or explore our online catalog. Get in touch, and let's build the ultimate wheel and tyre package for your 4x4 adventures!

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