A debate on another car forum is going on in regards to what defines a hub centric wheel. We know that most if not all vehicles today have the center bores of their wheels machined precisely to the diameter of the hub however its unclear as to whether or not the purpose of a hub centric wheel is merely to center the wheel for balancing purposes or to actually relieve stress from the studs and bear the weight of the vehicle or to do both.
Some feel that the wheels do not bear load and that the studs are the ones taking the grunt of it all.
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