Never install radial tire on eight bolt wheel. Damage to equipment
may result causing injury to personnel.
Before installing tire on inner rim half, inspect tire sidewalls for a
paint dot. Paint dots are often painted on tires to indicate the tires
light spot, for balancing purposes. If paint dot is present, position tire
on rim halves so that paint dot is aligned with insert hole on outer rim
Center runflat (2) and runflat spacer (5) in tire (1). Carefully lower tire (1) over inner rim
half (11). Check to ensure O-ring seal (10) has not been disturbed.
Ensure runflat (2) and runflat spacer (5) are not binding on flat portion of inner rim half (11).
Runflat (2) and runflat spacer (5) should clear inner rim half (11).
Install valve core (13) in valve bore (14).
Perform step 17 only if valve bore and insert were removed.
Install insert (15), O-ring (16), and locknut (17) on outer rim (9). Apply sealing compound to valve
bore (14) and install valve bore (14) on insert (15). Tighten locknut (17) to 40-60 lb-in. (5-7 Nm).
Tighten valve bore (14) to 25-30 lb-ft (34-41 Nm).
Install outer rim half (9) on inner rim half (11).
Tighten locknuts gradually to avoid bent and broken studs, or
damage to wheel components.
Install outer rim half (9) to inner rim half (11) with twelve locknuts (8).
8-5. RADIAL TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUBBER RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE (ALL EXCEPT M1123
AND A2 VEHICLES) (Contd)