RADIAL TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUNFLAT REPAIR (Cont).
Lubricate O-ring seal (5) with detergent and install O-ring seal (5) in first ledge of inner rim half (4). Make sure O-
ring seal (5) is not twisted and is uniformly positioned 1 in. (25.4 mm) below studs (24). Do not overstretch O-ring
Lubricate tire bead (20) and rmun bead seat areas with detergent.
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 half.
Center runflat (13) and runflat spacer (7) in tire (6). Carefully lower tire (6) over inner rim half(4) Check to ensure
O-ring seal (5) has not been disturbed.
Ensure runflat (13) and runflat spacer (7) are not binding on flat portion of inner rim half (4). Runflat (13) and
runflat spacer (7) should clear inner rim half (4).
Install valve core (8) in valve bore (9).
Perform step 17 only if valve bore and insert were removed.
Install insert (10), O-ring (11), and locknut (12) on outer rim (1). Apply sealing compound to valve bore (9) and
install valve bore (9) on insert (10). Tighten locknut (12) to 40 to 60 lb-in. (5 to 7 Nom). Tighten valve bore (9) to
25 to 30 lb-ft (34 to 41 Norm).
Tighten locknuts gradually to avoid bent and broken studs or damage to wheel components
Secure outer rim half (1) to inner rim half (4) with 12 locknuts (2).