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2 OEM wheel rim options

Vehicle inspection requirements manual reference
Safety concern

The fitting of non-approved wheel rims can cause component overloading.

Inspection

The fitting of different wheels to OEM requires heavy vehicle specialist certification unless they are approved by the vehicle manufacturer.

The following vehicle makes and models distributed by the Motor Industry Association of New Zealand and sold through its franchise dealer network have been confirmed as having optional OEM wheel rims.

Vehicles fitted with wheel rims meeting the specified requirements do no not require heavy vehicle specialist certification.

Motor Truck Distributors (NZ) Ltd advises that the heavy motor vehicle marques listed below that have 22.5 inch, disc wheel rims have the following OEM rim width options for single tired axles:

Make

Rim type

Rim brand name

Rim diameter

Rim width

Mack Truck

Steel

Mack

22.5”

8.25”

9.00”

11.75”

12.25” (Mack Truck only)

Alloy

Alcoa

Renault Truck

Steel

Renault

Alloy

Truck Speedline

Volvo Bus and Volvo Truck

Steel

Volvo

Alloy

Alcoa

The fitting of the above wheel rims does not alter the manufacture’s original axle rating.

CablePrice (NZ) Ltd advises that the heavy motor vehicle makes listed below that have disc wheel rims have the following OEM approved rim options:

Make Rim type Rim brand name Rim diameter Rim width
Scania Truck & Scania Bus Steel Scania 22.5" 7.50"
8.25"
9.00"
11.75"
Alloy Alcoa 22.5" 8.25"
9.00"
11.75"
Scania 4x4 & 6x6 models Steel Scania 22.5" 7.50"
8.25"
9.00"
11.75"
TRS Tyre & Wheel Ltd 22.5" 14.00"
20" 11.00"
13.00"
Alloy Alcoa 22.5" 8.25"
9.00"
11.75"

The fitting of the above wheel rims does not alter the manufacturer's original axle ratings.

Hino Distributors (NZ) Ltd. advises that the heavy motor vehicle makes listed below that have disc wheel rims have the following OEM approved rim options:

Make

Rim Type

Rim Brand Name

Rim Diameter

Rim Width

FS1K, FS1E, SS1E, SH1E

GH8J, FM8J

GH1A, FM1A

Steel

Toppy

22.5”

11.75”

Steel

Jansta

22.5”

11.75”

Alloy

Alcoa

22.5”

11.75”

The fitting of the above wheel rims does not alter the manufacturer's original axle ratings.

Penske Commercial Vehicles NZ advises that the heavy motor vehicle makes listed below that have 22.5 inch, disc wheel rims have the following OEM rim options for single tyred axles:

Make Rim type Rim brand name Rim diameter Rim width
MAN Truck and Bus Steel MAN 22.5" 7.50"
8.25"
Alloy Alcoa 9.00"
11.75"

The fitting of the above wheel rims does not alter the manufacturer's original axle ratings.

Mercedes-Benz NZ advises that the heavy motor vehicle makes listed below have the following OEM-approved wheels:

Make

Rim Type

Rim brand name

Rim diameter

Rim width

Mercedes-Benz (MB)

Alloy

Alcoa

19'5

6.75"

Steel

MB

20"

11"

Steel

MB

22.5"

8.25"

9.00"

11.75"

Alloy

Alcoa

8.25"

9.00"

11.75"

The fitting of the above wheel rims does not alter the manufacturer's original axle ratings.

Southpac Trucks Ltd advises that the heavy motor vehicle makes listed below that have disc wheel rims have the following OEM approved rim options:

Make

Rim Type

Rim Brand Name

Rim Diameter

Rim Width

DAF

Steel

DAF

22.5"

8.25"

Alloy

Alcoa

11.5"

 AlloyAlcoa11.75"

Kenworth

Steel

KW

22.5"

8.25"

Steel

KW

9.00"

Alloy

Alcoa

8.25"

Alloy

Alcoa

9.00"

Alloy

Alcoa

12.25"

The fitting of the above wheel rims does not alter the manufacturer's original axle ratings.

Page amended 11 November 2013 (see amendment details)

Page updated 7 August 2020 (see details)