SoCal Wheels, Inc is a Southern California based corporation. We
primarily buy and sell used and take-off original equipment wheels
The company was started in 1996 by Chris Granger to manufacture,
and distribute custom wheel and automotive front end measuring
equipment, as well as buy and sell used and trade in wheels and
The original name of the company was Granger Performance
Technologies. Incorporated in 2005 doing business as GPTech,Inc.
The name was changed to SoCal Wheels, Inc. in 2010 to better
reflect our focus in the wheel and tire industry.
Although we no longer manufacture measuring equipment, Chris is
still an expert in measuring special applications and fitments for
any kind of automotive wheel and tire combination.
We purchase our inventory from car dealers, wheel and tire shops
and private individuals. We inspect them, clean them and resell
them to the industry and general public via our website and local
Chris has been in the wheel business since 1986, and has been
involved in manufacturing, import and export, local wholesale and
spent 11 years as a manager of a large custom wheel and tire shop.
Chris added another career in 1999 and now pursues his passion as a
professional Jet pilot, while wholesaling/consulting in the wheel
and tire industry.
He was joined in 2005 by his brother-in-law, Mike who brought his
expertise in internet sales to create what SoCal Wheels, Inc is
today. An internet based retailer of automotive wheels and tires.