4-143. TIRES AND RIMS - Continued
(2) Mount wheel or inner dual wheel over studs.
Adjust height of wheel lift truck, so damage
does not occur to threads on studs.
(3) Snug up nuts alternately in sequence shown.
DO NOT tighten them fully until they have
Insufficient mounting torque can allow wheel
movement and breakage at low mileage. Exces-
sive mounting torque can cause stud breakage,
bolt hole chamfer burns and disc cracks in the bolt
(4) Tighten nuts fully, using the same alternating
sequence. Torque nuts to 450-500 ft-lbs
(5) Repeat steps 2-4 for outer dual wheel.
After the first 50 to 100 miles (80 to 160 km) of service, recheck
torque on wheel nuts, including inner cap nuts on duals. When
inner cap nuts are retighten, be sure to first loosen outer cap
nuts several turns, tighten inner cap nuts and retighten outer cap
nuts. Reset to recommended torque levels.
(6) Raise truck with hydraulic jack and remove jack stands.
(7) Lower jack until truck is supported on its tires. Remove jack and chocks.
(1) Connect batteries (see para 4-114).