TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
WHEELS, RIMS, TIRES
MOUNTING AND DISMOUNTING TIRES
The following instructions were prepared as an aid for
mounting and dismounting tires on different types of wheels.
All standard safety precautions should be observed.
CAUTION: Before mounting radial tires make certain
that heavy duty rims or approved rims for these tires are being
used. It may be necessary to contact your wheel and rim
distributor to determine if rims are approved for radial tires.
TWO-PIECE WHEEL AND SIDE RING (Continuous Base,
The following instructions are given as an aid in
servicing the two-piece wheel and side ring.
Completely deflate tire by removing valve core. Loosen
tire bead from ring by driving the curved end of tool between
ring and bead (Fig. 20).
Insert tool into the tool slot. NOTE: Tool slot is located
between the two dimples on inside of ring. Push downward
on tool until ring is disengaged from rim gutter (Fig. 21).
Work progressively around ring until ring can be
removed. Turn tire over and loosen opposite tire bead (Fig.
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