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Holabuster Mar 20, 8:11pm - #421710 
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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.
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CelicaGTizzle Mar 20, 8:14pm - #421711 

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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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Happy Birthday jordon Mar 20, 8:20pm - #421712 

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the silver part around the rim. heres my rim...
1953532632-my rim.jpg
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trikdcelica Mar 20, 8:49pm - #421713 

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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
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Virgilson Mar 20, 8:52pm - #421714 

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here is a lip on some Tenzo Passion 5's
1953532669-big_passion-5_black.jpg
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CARBON_SYPHER Mar 21, 6:11am - #421715 
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damn...black with polished lip looks good! i will always love that look! thumbsup

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Holabuster Mar 21, 9:25am - #421716 
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Thanks a lot for the quick and thorough answer.
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DJ_NorthStar Mar 21, 6:59pm - #421717 
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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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