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BIAS TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUBBER RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE FIG
5. Stand tire (1) up and lubricate tire bead (3) with tire soap. NOTE It may be necessary to remove the handle assembly on runflat compressor P/N 528236 before inserting runflat into tire. 6. Insert runflat (2), compressor side first, as far as possible into tire (1). 7. Lay tire (1) flat on protruding runflat side. Loosen compressor (4). Runflat (2) should insert itself inside tire (1). If not, repeat steps 5 through 7 and/or use a tire spoon to assist in installation. NOTE If required, clean and lubricate bearing assembly on runflat compressor P/N 528236 after removal. 8. Loosen runflat compressor (4) and remove from tire (1). 9. Apply one 11-ounce tube of gel lubricant (5) around inside of tire (1) at crown area (6). 10. Evenly spread gel lubricant (5) 4-5 in. (10-13 cm) wide on the tire crown (6). NOTE •  Ensure longer lip of runflat faces inner rim of tire. •  Ensure runflat spacer butts up against flat side of runflat. 11. Install runflat spacer (7) inside tire (1) and position on valve side of tire (1). 12. Lubricate O-ring seal (8) with tire soap and install O-ring seal (8) on first ledge of inner rim half (9). Make sure O-ring seal (8) is not twisted and is uniformly positioned 1 in. (25.4 mm) below studs (10). Do not overstretch O-ring seal (8). 13. Lubricate tire bead (3) and rim bead seat areas with tire soap. 8-4.1.   BIAS TIRE, WHEEL, AND RUBBER RUNFLAT MAINTENANCE(Cont'd) TM 9-2320-280-20-2 8-14.8 Change 2 4-5 in. (10-13 cm)

 


 

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