13-3. TIRE REPLACEMENT (CONT)
Install tire (3) on wheel (6).
Position wheel (6) flat on floor with
dismountable side facing up.
Lubricate tire bead with soap and water
Position tire (3) on wheel (6).
If flange becomes cocked, installing
flange will be difficult.
Force flange (7) down towards center of
rim (8) base.
Hold flange (7) down and install
preformed packing (11) on rim (8).
Align prying notch (10) of lock ring (9)
opposite of valve stem (2).
Install lock ring (9) by positioning end
without prying notch in gutter of rim
Using lock ring tire iron, pry lock ring
(9) over edge of rim (8).
Work progressively around rim (8)
prying with tire iron, stepping on lock
ring (9) and forcing ring down into
gutter of rim (8) until completely
Use care when assembling rim
components to avoid dislodging
Allow flange (7) to come up over preformed packing and on lock ring (9).