What holds a tire?

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A tire is mounted on a rim.

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What holds the tire in place?

The tire is held in place from the air pressure expanding and pressing the edge onto the rim, and nothing but friction holds it. ( if you meant the rubber not the wheel.)

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Will a tire work just the same when missing the rim?

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