disc wheel

disc wheel
[1] A wheel constructed of stamped steel.
[2] A rim and metal disc that have been welded together. The disc is usually offset from the centerline of the rim to allow for dual tire mounting and to provide sufficient clearance between the duals. Disc wheels are attached to the hub with either single nuts or double cap nuts.
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  • disc wheel — /ˈdɪsk wil/ (say disk weel) noun a spokeless vehicular wheel, especially on motor cars, having a heavy, circular disc of pressed steel mounted on the hub and supporting the tyre rim on its outer edge …  

  • solid disc wheel — See plain disc wheel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • disc wheel type — A type of dual mounting wheels where the discs are offset from the centerline of the rim to provide clearance between the tires. They are held in place by double cap nuts, inner cap nuts, and outer cap nuts …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • wheel — A circular device, thin in relation to its face area, usually able to rotate about a central axle or pivot, with a durable but elastic rim or with regular teeth cut on the rim and for lightness often supported by spokes joined to the hub instead… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • wheel type — The styling of the wheel disc: e.g., disc wheel with holes, plain disc wheel, styled disc wheel with ribs, disc wheel with flange openings, spoke wheel, rim type. See disc wheel type motor wheel type …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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