4-49. WHEEL REPLACEMENT (Cont).
Slide inner wheel (2) on hub (6) and over six studs with convex side side of wheel facing out.
Install six inner capnuts (4) on studs. Alternately tighten inner capnuts on opposite sides to ensure even
tightness. Torque inner capnuts between 400-425 Ib.-ft. (542-576 Nm).
Slide outer wheel (1) on hub and over six inner wheel studs with convex side of wheel facing in and against inner
wheel. Ensure that valve stem (5) on outer wheel is 180° from valve stem of inner wheel.
Install six outer capnuts (3) and alternately tighten outer capnuts on opposite sides to ensure even tightness.
Torque outer capnuts between 325-355 Ib.-ft. (440-481 Nm).
Check capnuts for tightness. Raise semitrailer with jack, remove jackstand, and lower semitrailer to the ground.
After wheels are on the ground, check torque of capnuts again.
Ensure that tires are properly inflated (para 1-10).
Close draincock on air reservoir.
4-50. TIRE AND TUBE MAINTENANCE.
Refer to TM 9-2610-200-14 for instructions on tire and tube maintenance.