Rim Tapes

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tyres, Brakes & Suspension' started by Baron_Samedi, Apr 23, 2010.

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    Just saw these on the bay :doh:

    Are they functional or pure decoration for chav-mobiles?
     
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    Sounds like somthing from a Sex Shop
     
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    More BS from BS.:bannana::bannana::bannana:
     
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    Just saw what on ebay...??? Can't seem to see a link on the post.
     
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    Rim Tapes are normally used in the well of the wheel to cover the ends of the Spokes on Spoked /Wire Wheels. they are there to protect the Inner Tube from rubbing on the ends of the Spokes and puncturing.
     
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    Believe me, you don't need to see them - I just wondered if they protect or repel :D
     
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    From you I'll take that as a compliment. Another might regard your comment a suggestion to leave this forum.
     
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    +1 but I think these ones cover the edge of the tyre where the wheel joins.
     
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    I think (having seen them) that they are to decorate the rim...to give a go-faster stripe on the edge of the wheel just inside the outer rim. They'd work well on a black wheel.
     
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