Bell and Nose Halves
Douglas Wheel halves come in two different shapes, commonly referred to as a “BELL” and a “NOSE”.
Each completed wheel must contain at least one NOSE half for ease of tire mounting.
Following each part number will be a description that might look like this:
8X8 3B+5N 4/110 .125 10MM
|*8*X8 3B+5N 4/110 .125 10MM||This 8 refers to the wheel diameter, measured from the tire bead seat.|
|8X*8* 3B+5N 4/110 .125 10MM||This 8 refers to the wheel width, measured from the inside bead to inside bead.|
|8X8 *3B*+5N 4/110 .125 10MM||This 3B refers to the width of the inside half of the wheel, in this case in a BELL shape.|
|8X8 3B+*5N* 4/110 .125 10MM||This 5N refers to the width of the outside half of the wheel, in this case in a NOSE shape.|
|8X8 3B+5N 4/110 .125 10MM||This 4/110 refers to the bolt pattern. It has 4 bolt holes, equally spaced around a 110 millimeter diameter circle.|
|8X8 3B+5N 4/110 .125 10MM||This .125 refers to the thickness of the material used in the wheels, in this case .125 in. thick.|
|8X8 3B+5N 4/110 .125 10MM||This 10MM refers to the size of the bolt hole, in this case 10 millimeters.|
• BEADLOCK TORQUE SPECS:
8”-14” wheels = 5.5-7.5 FOOT lbs/65-90 INCH lbs
15”-17” wheels = 15-25 FOOT lbs/180-300 INCH lbs