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Old 12-12-2008, 05:15 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Christ View Post
is there any benefit to having domed caps as opposed to flat caps on your wheels?
My metro needs something domed for mechanical clearence, like most fwd cars I suspect. But the design has been around since what, WWII or earlier? RWD cars don't usually need any center clearence. It certainly is a lot more trouble to 'spin form' manufacture them in a metal spinning lathe, than to just use flat metal. <metal spinning a metal working art that is all but gone>

I agree, there must be some other reason
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