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  • 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

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

  • rim taper — The slope of the rim. See advanced rim taper base rim taper center rim taper drop center rim taper flat base rim taper intermediate rim taper semi drop center rim taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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

  • 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

  • center — To place something in a central place in relation to other items. Also see after bottom dead center after top dead center before bottom dead center before top dead center before upper dead center bottom dead center dead center diagnostic center …   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

  • flat base rim — A truck rim with no center depression. A demountable flange (consisting of 1 or 2 piece side/lock ring) permits the removal of the tire and holds it in place after installation. Also see flat base rim taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • multi-piece rim — A rim type incorporating at least one demountable bead seat and/or rim flange to allow tire mounting. The opposite is a one piece rim. The bead seats of all multi piece rims (except flat base rims) have a 5° taper; rims incorporating the semi… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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