seat taper

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  • bead seat taper — See rim bead seat taper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • rim bead seat taper — The narrowing of the rim width towards the rim well. The taper must be designed to lock the tire to the rim and provide a good seal; well base rims for passenger cars have a 5° taper, those for commercial vehicles have a 15° taper; flat base rims …   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

  • seat — [1] A surface upon which another part rests or seats. Example: valve seat is matched surface upon which valve face rests. [2] Minor wearing of the piston ring surface during initial use. Rings then fit or seat properly against the cylinder wall.… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • taper seat — [1] A conical seat that provides positive centering of a wheel bolt head in the wheel. The opposite of radius seat. [2] A seal without a gasket achieved by mating the conical surface of the spark plug shell and the cylinder head …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bead seat — The portion of the wheel rim below the rim flange providing radial support to the bead of the tire. See also rim bead seat taper rim bead seat safety bead seat …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Mark Taper Forum — Address 135 North Grand Avenue City Los Angeles, California Country   …   Wikipedia

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

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

  • bead — [1] The portion of a tire which fits onto the rim of the wheel. On a tubeless tire, the contact of the bead with the rim seals the air into the tire. Bead heel, bead sole, and bead toe form a foot like shape. Also see tire bead. [2] A small ball… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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