4-56. WHEEL/TIRE ASSEMBLY REPAIR (THREE-PIECE WHEEL) (CONT).
Install grommet (18) on rim spud (15).
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing
compounds can burn easily, can
give off harmful vapors and are
harmful to skin and clothing. To
avoid injury or death, keep away
from open fire and use in a well-
ventilated area. If adhesive,
solvent, or sealing compound
gets on skin or clothing, wash
immediately with soap and
Apply sealing compound to first two threads of rim spud (15).
Install rim spud (15) in wheel (13) with nut (17). Tighten nut to 15 to 17 lb-ft (20 to 23 N.m).
Coat preformed packing (16) with tire lubricant.
Install preformed packing (16) on stem (4).
Apply sealing compound to first two threads of nut (14).
Install stem (4) into rim spud (15) and tighten nut (14) to 70 to 80 lb-in (8 to 9 N.m).
Install valve core (5) into stem (4).
Install adapter (3) on stem (4).
Wheel weighs 110 lbs (50 kg).
Use suitable lifting device to lift
wheel assembly and prevent
possible injury to personnel.
(10) Using a lifting device, position wheel (13) on
wooden stand with flange side facing down.
Never use silicone, solvents, or
petroleum based lubricants on
tire bead or tire bead seat areas.
Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
(11) Lubricate tire bead (9) and bead seat areas of
wheel (13) with tire lubricant, making sure
excess lubricant does not run down into tire (6).
Position tire (6) on wheel (13).