Having experienced random loose tyres on models in the past our
single largest demand on our Vendor was addressing this issue in
their new factory. Having moulded some 80,000 wheel centres in the
past the percentage of failures was very low but accounted for
almost all our customer complaints. We have now adopted best
practice of moulding the wheel centre within the tyre. The
machined rebate on the inside of the tyre providing a positive
lock, see left.