demountable rim

demountable rim
A two piece rim found on trucks. The main part of the rim remains on the axle while a side piece and a locking ring is removable. In this way the whole rim is not removed from the vehicle like a passenger car's rim and wheel. Also called a "detachable rim"

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  • 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

  • Demountable — De*mount a*ble, [See {De }; {Mount}.] Capable of being dismounted; said of a form of rim, for an automobile wheel, which can be removed with its tire from the wheel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demountable flange — A side ring or side and lock ring combination that retains the tire on the rim. It is removable to permit tire mounting or removal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • detachable rim — A wheel rim which is bolted to the wheel center or spider and can be disassembled for replacing the rubber tire. It is found on trucks and some quads. It is also called a demountable rim …   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

  • 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

  • semi-drop center rim — (SDC) A rim having a demountable flange, for use on light commercial application. A slight depression in the center of the rim facilitates tire mounting and removal …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • split rim — A rim which is made of two or three pieces and uses a demountable flange …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • flange — [1] A projecting rim or collar on an object for keeping it in place. [2] The parts of a hub shell to which spokes are attached and which secure the tire on the rim base. [3] The circle of metal inside the teeth on a chainring. Also see B flange… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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