c. Cleaning, inspection, and repair.
c. Removal of rear wheels.
(1) Clean all parts in dry-cleaning solvent (SD)
(1) Raise truck so rear wheels are off ground.
except sealed bearings.
(2) Completely deflate tire on wheel to be removed.
(2) Inspect threaded parts for damage. Inspect all
bearings for wear.
If practicable, repair damaged
(3) Remove wheel mounting nuts and draw wheel
threads with a tap or thread chaser.
free of truck.
d. Assembly. Reverse procedure in b. above.
d. Installation of rear wheels. Reverse c. above.
e. Installation. Reverse procedure in a. above.
e. Front (drive) tire removal.
f. Adjustment. Adjust tie rods, drag link and power
(1) Remove drive wheel.
(2) Fully deflate tires on drive wheel removed.
6-17. WHEEL ASSEMBLIES, TIRES AND TUBES.
(3) Remove clamp nuts and clamps and separate
drum and wheel from spacer and rim and the tire
a. Removal of drive wheels.
assemblies (Figure 6-4).
(1) Raise front of truck so drive wheels clear floor.
(4) Using service equipment designed for this
operation, remove rim ring from rim. Pull rim free, and
(2) Remove wheel bolts (Figure 6-1) and draw dual
remove flap and tube from tire.
wheel, tires and drum from drive axle.
f. Installation. Reverse e. above. Inflate tires to 85 psi.
Rotate rim while mounting to insure that rim is square
Removal may be easier if weight of wheel
with wheel. Torque clamp nuts to 170 to 180 ft lbs.
is supported by a wheeled floor jack or
b. Installation of drive wheels. Reverse a. above.
Figure 6-4. Drive Wheel Disassembly