WHEELS AND TIRES
10-12. TIRE AND TUBE MAINTENANCE (M916 THRU M920) (Continued).
Mismatched tires will make truck handle poorly and
may cause accidents. All tires on an axle should have
the same diameter, ± 1/8 inch (3.2 mm) when replac-
ing a tire, measure it and the other tires on the axle to
be sure that the distances from top to bottom do not
vary by more than 1/4 inch (6.4 mm). Use a depth
gage to measure tires.
9. Tire (1), tube (6),
a. Place tube in tire.
rim (2), and inner
b. Place liner over tube.
c. Lubricate both beads of
tire with soap solution.
d. Place valve stem (7)
Rim should be laying
through hole in rim.
with outer side on top.