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  • center rim taper — See drop center rim taper semi drop center rim taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • base rim taper — See flat base rim taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • flat base rim taper — An obsolete form of rim with no taper at either bead seat …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • drop center rim taper — A passenger rim where both bead seats are tapered 5° or a tubeless truck rim where both bead seats are tapered 15° …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • advanced rim taper — A rim where both bead seats are tapered 5° …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • intermediate rim taper — A rim with one tapered bead seat of 5° at the fixed flange …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • semi-drop center rim taper — A rim where both bead seats are tapered 5° …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Taper — may refer to: * Fishing rod tapers, a measure of the flexibility of a fishing rod * In geometry, or in the casual description of a shaper or object, a gradual thinning or narrowing towards one end * Machine taper, in machinery and engineering *… …   Wikipedia

  • taper — A gradual narrowing in size of a long round object toward one end. See advanced rim taper base rim taper bead seat taper center rim taper drop center rim taper flat base rim taper intermediate rim taper rim bead seat taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • rim — [1] The outer edge of a dented area in a body panel that is heat shrunk towards the center of the dent. [2] On a bicycle, the metal or wooden hoop of a wheel that holds the tire and tube and the outer ends of the spokes. [3] On a truck, the metal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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