Chevrolet Impala Factory OEM Steel Rims
The term “factory OEM” steel rims means that your Chevrolet Impala came from the factory equipped with a set of steel wheels. They are original equipment to your vehicle and designed for your Chevrolet Impala. Factory steel wheels cost far less to manufacture than aluminum wheels, which makes them the accessory of choice for many auto manufacturers.
Chevrolet Impala Steel Rim Accessories
Not only do we carry replacement factory OEM steel rims, but you will also find steel rim accessories like hubcaps, wheel covers and chrome wheel skins to add eye-appeal to your Chevrolet Impala steel rims. To dress up steel rims, wheel covers and hubcaps are utilized to cover the face of the steel rim, making the rims more appealing, and giving them the look of aluminum rims. Other products that we carry, like chrome wheel skins, also dress up your Chevrolet steel rims for much less than purchasing a new set of aluminum rims. Wheel skins press easily on to the face of the rim and give your Chevrolet steel rims an entirely new appearance.
Chevrolet Impala Used Factory Steel Rims
Used factory OEM steel rims make a great alternative to purchasing a new factory OEM steel rim or even a factory remanufactured steel rim for your Chevrolet Impala. Used steel rims have been spun to ensure they are straight and true. If straight, they are put on the shelf to be sold “as is”. They are a good rim but may have some minor cosmetic damage such as scuffs or scratches. They are far less expensive than a new Chevrolet Impala rim and will even save you over remanufactured rims.
Chevrolet Impala Replica Steel Rims
Having a difficult time finding a replacement factory steel rim for your Chevrolet Impala? Consider purchasing a replica steel rim instead. Replica steel rims are wheels that have been manufactured for us because the factory wheels are difficult to find for remanufacturing. Chevrolet replica steel rims are similar to Chevrolet factory steel rims in every respect, except they will not have the original equipment stampings on the back of the rim.
Durable, Tough Chevrolet Impala Steel Rims
Steel rims for your Chevrolet Impala have many benefits. They are a heavier, more durable rim, which makes them excellent to drive on in areas that receive a lot of snow. They will add weight which will help your Chevrolet Impala drive through heavy snow and slush. Utilizing a full-size steel rim as a spare replaces the unsafe donut spare your Chevrolet Impala may already carry. Driving on a full-sized spare is much safer as you can drive your Chevrolet Impala at road speed, and it will be the same size as the other three wheels. The donut spare is not the same size and cannot be driven on at the normal road speeds on highways.
When to Use Steel Rims for your Chevrolet Impala
Off-roading has become a very popular sport over the last several years. Steel rims are a great accessory for these types of vehicles, as well as heavier work trucks. They are more durable than aluminum rims for off road vehicles or work trucks and can handle the abuse better than alloy rims. In winter time, aluminum rims are very prone to the effects of road salts, and they are not very heavy. Chevrolet Impala steel rims are much heavier and can plow through snow much easier. Plus you don’t have to worry about road salts eating away at the finish like you do with Chevrolet aluminum rims.
Steel Rims vs. Aluminum Alloy Rims
There are many differences between steel rim and aluminum alloy rims. Aluminum alloy rims for your Chevrolet Impala, for instance, come in a wide variety of styles and finishes. Chevrolet Impala steel rims are more limited in their appearances and usually come black, although there are some in the industry that are chrome or silver. Chevrolet aluminum alloy rims are lighter-weight while Chevrolet steel rims are much heavier. If you are looking for a cost savings, then steel rims are what you need for your Chevrolet Impala. Chevrolet Impala aluminum alloy rims are much more expensive and can cost several hundred dollars to several thousand dollars per rim. Road salts can eat away at an aluminum rim’s finish, ruining the clear coat and paint job. Chevrolet steel rims also make excellent snow rims.
Customer Support / Warranty
Wheels and Caps’ Customer Support team is here to answer any questions you may have regarding steel wheels or the warranty. Our Customer Support team has extensive experience in the automotive industry, and will answer your questions quickly and thoroughly. The only warranty a replica, remanufactured or used steel wheel carries is that it is warrantied to be straight. We will be happy to replace it if you receive a bent steel remanufactured wheel. Customer Support can be reached through the website. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST. If we receive your question after 5 p.m., you will receive a reply the next business day.