TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
WHEELS, RIMS ,TIRES
Insert tube and flap into tire and partially inflate to
Continue hammering around rim while holding ring
round out tube. Apply approved rubber lubricant to
with foot until entire ring is seated (Fig. 48).
inside and outside surfaces of both beads and also
to the portion of tube and flap that appears
between bead say rim flat on floor with valve slot
up. Align valve with rim valve, place tire on rim and
insert valve through valve slot.
Place side-ring on bead of tire. Insert tapered end
of lock-ring between side-ring and rim base (Fig.
Place tire assembly into safety cage and inflate to
a maximum of 10 psi using extension hose with
gauge and clip-on chuck. Inspect beads, side-ring
and lock-ring for proper seating.
deflate tire to prevent tube from buckling.
Reinflate to recommended pressure.
Fasten lock-ring by holding at one end of split with
foot and hammering end of ring into place with rim
mallet (Fig. 47).