Rim is the metal assembly that holds the tire and is also attached to the wheel hub.
- The rim is made up of a steel plate wherein the ends are welded together to form a cylindrical sleeve
- It holds and seals the tire; There are several rim profiles and depends on the tire and vehicle mode.
- The rim supports the tire shape. Overly wide rims may potentially lead to vehicle vibration while
- Overly narrow rims may cause tire distortion during fast cornering