13-3. TIRE REPLACEMENT (CONT)
Remove lock ring (9) by inserting lock
ring tire iron, curved side up, into prying
notch (10) on lock ring and gutter of rim
Pry lock ring (9) out enough to insert
flat tire iron adjacent to lock ring tire
iron, between lock ring and base of rim
Work both tire irons progressively
around rim (8) until lock ring (9) is
With lock ring (9) removed, hold flange
(7) down to remove preformed packing
(11) from rim (8). Discard preformed
If flange becomes cocked on rim, removal
will be difficult.
Slide flange (7) off rim (8) by lifting
flange of flange straight up.