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Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? #421710 Mar 20, 7:11pm Mar 20, 7:11pm
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Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel?
http://www.spyeng.com/product_info.php?cPath=25_31_32&products_id=291

I'm looking specifically at these rims. What is the lip of a wheel? Thanks.

Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: Holabuster] #421711 Mar 20, 7:14pm Mar 20, 7:14pm
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The lips is the outer circle on the wheel that has a polished look to it... You can see it much better on a darker color wheel. If you have ever seen a black wheel that has a polished part near the wheel, well that polished part is part of the lip...


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Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: CelicaGTizzle] #421712 Mar 20, 7:20pm Mar 20, 7:20pm
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the silver part around the rim. heres my rim...

1953532632-my rim.jpg
Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: jordon] #421713 Mar 20, 7:49pm Mar 20, 7:49pm
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look at the racinghart cx rims and you'll know exactly what a lip is. it's got a wide lip. you can also find it on the apr gt300 widebody celica. thumbsup

Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: trikdcelica] #421714 Mar 20, 7:52pm Mar 20, 7:52pm
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here is a lip on some Tenzo Passion 5's

1953532669-big_passion-5_black.jpg
Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: Virgilson] #421715 Mar 21, 5:11am Mar 21, 5:11am
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damn...black with polished lip looks good! i will always love that look! thumbsup


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Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: Holabuster] #421716 Mar 21, 8:25am Mar 21, 8:25am
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Thanks a lot for the quick and thorough answer.

Re: Noob Question: What is the lip of a wheel? [Re: CARBON_SYPHER] #421717 Mar 21, 5:59pm Mar 21, 5:59pm
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Originally Posted by CARBON_SYPHER
damn...black with polished lip looks good! i will always love that look! thumbsup

same here

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