Chrome vs PVD: Why PVD wheels are a better choice than chrome wheels

January 14, 2015 6

Most people that aren’t in the wheel business or don’t research wheels very often have probably never heard of PVD. What does PVD stand for? PVD means Physical Vapor Deposition. It’s a powder coat that looks very similar to chrome that gives that shame shiny appearance. More and more wheel and rim manufacturers are going into the PVD finish. It gives a chrome look without the downfalls of chrome. In this article we will go into detail about why we think PVD is a better choice vs. going with a chrome wheel. Breaking down PVD vs. Chrome PVD wheels are actually lighter than chrome wheels. They can be two to three pounds lighter. The material used for powder coating PVD wheels weighs less than the […]

Boss 338 Chrome Wheels on a 1969 Buick Riviera

January 7, 2015 0

Firefighter Smitty’s 1969 Buick Riviera with Boss 338 Chrome Rims. Not only was this a fun project to work on because the car itself is in absolute flawless shape but the new wheels and tires he picked out added so much to the look of the car. We all had to come out of the shop to take some pictures and I couldn’t resist but to share this car with our followers. Here is his full setup: Wheels Staggered: Boss 338 Rims (click to view wheels) Rear: 20×10 Front: 20×8.5 Tires Toyo Proxes ST II (click to view tires) 255/40-20 275/40-20 If you have any questions at all regarding this setup or you want to get a similar setup on your vehicle, give us a call at […]