ApplicationNo. 06/575011 filed on 01/30/1984
US Classes:301/37.21, With anti-theft device for wheel cover301/108.5, Central-threaded means301/37.38Central thread
ExaminersPrimary: Scherbel, David A.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesF16B 41/00 (20060101)
B60B 7/00 (20060101)
B60B 7/04 (20060101)
AbstractAn improved motor vehicle wheel center for providing a virtually continuous co-planar visual vehicular wheel design including an anti-theft feature comprising a cover plate that blocks access to the lug bolts of a wheel while sealingly preventing migration of oil and other substances from the center to the exterior thereof and which is held in place by a wedge-shaped, threadedly received central shaft member having a multi-sided faceted configuration which can only be removed in a facilitated manner by engagement and rotation through a specifically shaped conforming tool.