g. Rear tire removal.
6-18. WHEEL BEARINGS.
(1) Remove rear wheel.
a. Rear wheel bearing removal.
(1) Remove rear wheels (paragraph 6-17).
(2) Remove grease cap from wheel hub and take
Be sure tire is fully
cotter pin, nut, and washer from spindle.
proceeding with next step.
(3) Pull wheel hub and bearings, with grease
(2) Remove screws, nuts and washers (Figure 6-5)
retainers from spindle.
holding rim halves together, separate rim halves and
remove flap, tube and tire.
b. Cleaning. Clean all parts with SD. Dry and coat
unpainted surfaces with OE immediately. Relubricate
h. Rear tire installation. Reverse g. above.
per lube chart.
i. Tire and tube repair. Repair punctures of tire or tube
c. Installation and adjustment. Reverse a. above.
less than 3/8 inch in greatest dimension by application of
Install hub nut snugly, then back off not over 1/6 turn to
a patch on tube, or rubber plug in tire casing puncture.
align slot in nut with hole in spindle and insert new cotter
j. Brake drum repair. If brake drum is scored on interior
friction surface, remove it, and machine surface to next
6-19. HANDBRAKE, LEVER AND LINKAGE.
standard oversize bore which will provide smooth friction
surface. Use brake drum lathe, if available. Do not
exceed 0. 060 inch oversize bore. After truing up brake
drums install brake shoes fitted with proper oversize
(1) Remove truck floor board, and remove cotter pin
and clevis pin that attach control assembly to lever and
pin which applies brake (Figure 6-6).
Figure 6-5. Rear Wheels and Tires, Exploded View