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Commercial Transportation : Wheels : Bus/Motorcoach : Hub piloted mounting system

Hub piloted mounting system

  • Cap nuts clamp the wheel (see red arrows below)
  • Hub centers the wheel
  • Same stud and cap nut used for entire vehicle (no inner cap nuts)



Single wheel, hub piloted
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View wide base wheel (super single) detailed cross section



Dual wheel, hub piloted
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