7-4. Drive Wheel, Reassembly and Installation
a. Reassemble and install the drive wheel in reverse
b. Install the bull gear (16) on the drive wheel (9)
numerical sequence as illustrated in figure 7-1.
with the chamfer down. Check to insure spring pins (18)
do not exceed beyond the face of the bull gear (fig. 7-4).
Figure 7-4. Spring pin installed in bull gear.
Section II. TIRES
The cushion tires used on the lift truck are a press fit on
the wheels. They have a chamfer on the end of the
inside diameter of the tire's metal insert. This chamfer
facilitates alignment of wheel and tire during pressing
7-6. Tire Removal
a. Refer to paragraph 7-2 and remove the wheel and
tire assembly from the lift truck.
b. Tire is removed during the replacement procedure
as described in paragraph 7-7.
7-7. Tire, Cleaning, Inspection and Repair
a. Check inside diameter of metal inserts of new
tires. Remove any scale or rust with sandpaper. Clean
inside of metal insert and lubricate with bearing grease
b. Place a circular ram on the press table, figure 7-
5. Length of ram must be longer than width of
the old tire to allow complete removal of old tire.
Figure 7-5. Cushion tire, removal and installation.