TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
WHEELS, RIMS, TIRES
Turn tool so it is perpendicular to rim and pry off
second bead (Fig. 33).
Hold the second bead in the well by standing on tire.
When necessary, push a section of the bead into
rim well and anchor with a vise-grip pliers by
pinching the plier onto the rim flange (snub side
toward tire). Using spoon end of the tire iron with
stop toward rim, work progressively around the
Inspect the rim to insure that bead seats are clean
bead, using small bites until bead slips over flange
and smooth. Then place rim on the floor with wide
onto the rim base. If necessary, insert a second tire
side down and lubricate first bead of tire and upper
iron and lubricate the last 15.3 cm (6") of bead
bead seat of rim (Fig. 34).
before completing mounting (Fig,. 36).
Push the first bead into well of rim and onto rim as
far as possible. Using straight end of tool (with
stop resting on rim flange), take small bites to
work remaining section of first bead onto rim (Fig.