Lacks Wheel Trim Systems has announced that its Chromtec® lightweight composite wheels will be featured on a 2016 full-size pickup truck.
Shipments have begun. Lacks will provide two new 20-inch versions of its innovative Chromtec composite wheel technology for this 2016 truck program. The wheels are the first application of Lacks’ next-generation Chromtec technology and they are the first-ever, fuel-efficient wheels designed specifically for a truck.
According to the company, benefits of Chromtec wheels include: ·
- Up to 4 lb. per wheel lighter than the previous wheels used on this platform
- Up to 10 lb. per wheel lighter than competitors 20 inch wheels
- A world class finish, design flexibility and proven durability.
“Our composite wheels allow this OEM to feature the lightest weight, high-volume, 20 inch wheels in the full-size truck market,” said James Ardern, General Manager, Lacks Wheel Trim Systems.