hub, excludes moisture and foreign matter.
M269. The brake drum is at-
tached to the hub through a dished brake drum adapter.
The adapter is secured to the hub by 10 cap screws
and lockwashers and to the drum by 10 bolts and lock
the oil slinger to the adapter and one of them retains
the inspection hole cover.
The slinger is a metal plate
with a hole in the center, which protects the brake lin-
brake lining clearance to be checked. A hub cap and
over the center of the hub, excludes moisture and for-
12. Wheels and Tires
Two offset disk-type wheels are mounted to each
hub. The inside wheel is mounted with the convex side otward,
and the outer wheel with the concave side outward.
wheel is mounted on the wheel studs in the hub (fig. 19) and
secured by capnuts. The outer wheel is mounted on the capnuts
and secured by wheel nuts. Wheels have removable split lock-
rings to secure the tires to the wheel rims.
Tires are equipped with tubes and continuous flaps. Tire infla-
tion is as follows:
a. T h e
mounted on a bracket to the outer side of the right chassis frame
beam, forward of the suspension.
b. A m e t a l cable is wound on the spare wheel and tire carrier
operating shaft to lift the tire to carrying position.
is mounted horizontally in the main member of the tire carrier
and is rotated by the wheel nut wrench. A ratchet and pawl hold
the shaft against undesired rotation.