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Volkswagen Touran Service Manual: Overview - Rim

Overview - Rim

1 -  Rim Flange
Stop for the side tire bead
2 -  Hump (H2) on Both Bead Seats
Prevents the tire from slipping off the bead seat when driving around tight curves
An extended hump (EH2) is required when using run-flat tires. Refer to → Chapter "Identification"
3 -  Bed
Makes it easier to mount the tire
A -  Rim Width
Distance between the tire contact surfaces on both rim flanges
Dimensions in inches
B -  Rim Diameter
Distance between the rim contact surfaces on the opposite tire shoulders
Dimensions in inches
C -  Offset
Distance between the vertical wheel center and the inner wheel contact surface
Dimensions in mm
D -  Pitch Circle Diameter
Circle diameter where the wheel bolt holes are located
Dimensions in mm
E -  Center Hole
Enables centering
Dimensions in mm

Identification

There are several specifications located on the rim. The following examples shows the rim identification:
Replacement parts number: 6E0 601 027 A
Size of disc wheel: 6 J x 15 6 - Rim width in inches J - Shape of rim flange 15 - Rim diameter in inches
Offset (mm): 43
Indication for hump on bead seat: EH2 Extended Hump 1)
 
1) Raised round hump on both bead seats. These ensure that when using a tire with emergency mode properties in airless condition, the tire does not slip from the bead seat. Wheels with EH2 are only necessary if tires with emergency mode properties are mounted. Refer to → Chapter "Run-Flat Tire, General Information".!
     

Composite Wheels

Composite wheels consist of various parts.
The primary components are rims and wheel discs. These components are fastened to each other with special screws and a special procedure. This ensures the wheel's function, proper seal, safety and true running. These important requirements cannot be guaranteed under shop conditions and using shop tools.
  WARNING
Composite wheels must not be disassembled or repaired!
   
Rim Information
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