CHAPTER 2. CARE, MAINTENANCE, AND INSPECTION (Con't)
SECTION III. UNIT MAINTENANCE (Con't)
2-28. FLAT BASE RIM TUBE TIRE MAINTENANCE (MULTIPIECE RIMS)(Con't).
a. DEMOUNTING (Con't)
3. Two-piece Continuous Side Ring with Split Base
(a) Insert tapered end of lockring tire iron (4) into
breaking notch near rim split and push downward
toward center, partially offsetting rim ends (7).
(b) Insert lockring tire iron (4) in second rim notch and
push downward toward center of rim, working
continuous side ring from rim.
4. Continuous Flat Side Ring with Continuous Rim
(a) Insert tapered tire tool between bossed points on rim
(8). Push side ring downward at a point opposite
embossed points and work side ring upward by pushing
downward on tire iron. Side ring should disengage from
(b) Continue to work side ring until free from rim.
5. Flange and Split Lockring.
(a) Insert tire tool into notch near split in lockring and
work lockring from gutter in rim base.
(b) Progressively work lockring around rim base until it
is completely separated from base.
(c) Remove flange from rim
6. All Flat Base Rims.
(a) Install valve stem cap and push valve stem into rim.
(b) Turn tire and wheel assembly over and lift rim from tire.
(c) Remove tire flap and tube from tire.