Ill. REMOVING TIRES FROM FLAT BASE WHEELS AND RIMS
A. Chuck the assembly with the lock ring side turned
B . Swing boom back and position the press wheel so
away from the chuck. Install the standard arm (part
t h a t it will clear the rim flange by approximately ".
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Check to be sure that the tire is c o m p l e t e l y d e f l a t e d .
socket. (Be sure that the arm is turned so that round
shaft on end is pointing away from the tire. This
positions the press wheel at the correct angle in
relation to the tire.)
D. While continuously rotating the tire, intermittently
C. PulI back on the rotation (red) control lever to
a p p l y pressure with the press wheel until the bead is
rotate the tire down toward the press wheel. C a u t i o n :
pushed away from the flange. (As the press wheel is
f o r c e d against the bead, it will tend to travel toward
the end of the press wheel shaft. This can be cor-
rected by pulling back on the boom control lever,
f o r c i n g the press wheel against the collar on the arm.
This procedure should also be used if the press wheel
s t a r t s to climb up on the sidewall of the tire.)
E. After the bead has been pushed back, stop the
F. Back the press wheel away from the tire and swing
the boom down far enough to al low the operator to re-
m a c h i n e and remove the lock ring with tire irons.
move the press wheel and arm.