4-29 WHEELS AND TIRES - Continued
Install valve stem (2) in rim (1) and
tighten nut (4) securely.
Place rim on wooden blocks.
Lubricate bead and rim with tire bead
lubricant (item 30, Appendix E).
(4) Place tire on top of rim. Move tire until
part of lower bead is resting between rims
Insert tire iron between wheel rim and
lower tire bead. Lever bead over rim.
Force part of top tire bead over edge of
rim. Insert tire iron between wheel rim
and top tire bead. Lever the bead over
To avoid personal injury, never stand close to tire while inflating, install in safety cage.
Inflate tire to a maximum pressure of 90 psi (620 kPa) and ensure tire bead is seated on the rim.
Adjust to the operating pressure of 70 psi (480 kPa) and fit valve cap (3).
(9) Install wheel on truck as detailed in para. 4-29.1.