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Old 06-13-2012, 11:02 PM   #1
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This Might be STUPID ?
Wat is the Proper Word for this ? Is it a Wheel or a Rim ? The rim is the outter part of the Wheel ? So if U don't Have a Wheel ? U don't Have a Rim ?
Now They Do Make a Wheel less Rim !!

So Please tell me !! Is it a Wheel or a Rim ???
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Old 06-14-2012, 04:21 AM   #2
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I think its a generational thing, Lost... back in the dinosaur days when I was young, we called them all Wheels..
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rim ....means something totally different to me.....
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Lol!!
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rim (rm)
n.
1. The usually curved or circular border or edge of an object. See Synonyms at border.
2. The circular outer part of a wheel, furthest from the axle.
3. A circular metal structure around which a wheel tire is fitted.

wheel (hwl, wl)
n.
1. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
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Default Wheels or Rims ?

I'm glad thats all cleared up ? So if U Have a Rim ? U Have a Wheel ? Except for Wheeless Rims ?
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Rim: The steel part of the wheel.
Wheel: Rim + Tire
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Default Wheels or Rims?

Wat if U Have Aluminum Wheels ? Then their not Steel ? Wheels Don't Come With Tires ?
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clear as day ,right?
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This Might be STUPID ?
Wat is the Proper Word for this ? Is it a Wheel or a Rim ? The rim is the outter part of the Wheel ? So if U don't Have a Wheel ? U don't Have a Rim ?
Now They Do Make a Wheel less Rim !!

So Please tell me !! Is it a Wheel or a Rim ???
Is what a wheel or rim? Your basic question is stupid without a picture of what you want defined and that is why you are confused.....You have not a clue as to what you are talking about
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