Forged Wheel Terminology

3-Piece Exploded View

  • In a 3-piece forged wheel, there is the center disk, outer barrel, and inner barrel. The pieces are put together with assembly bolts to form a single, complete wheel.
  • The outer barrel is most commonly called the lip or the outer hoop.
  • The inner barrel is also referred to as the inner hoop.

 Step Lip vs Reverse Lip vs Standard Lip