Gary, there should also be a ring that over the lug studs between the wheel
and the lug nuts. This will distribute the torque over a greater area. I
have a 51 and a 54 two ton and have different inside diameters. One of my
wheels, somebody took a torch to it to make the small ID fit where a large
ID should be.
Gary Perry wrote:
> To; Bob or anyone, I have a 50 2-ton COE and was removing wheels
> today and found some of them had a larger center hole and didn't
> fit on rear hub tight. I want to use the old wheels and tires off my
> 54 and they also are larger. I wasn't aware there were different size
> wheels and hubs on AD trucks of this size. Am I OK to use larger
> wheels if they don't rest on hubs? They are 10-lug and lugs are
> holding all the weight. I believe these are Huck brakes, did size
> change when they went to Bendix?
> Speaking of brakes, read Bob's article (too short) on Huck brakes
> and he didn't mention a thing about where to get the hardware, as in
> the "washer"-clips that hold all the links together. Sometines they
> break. I have same type on trans mount parking brake, much larger
> and can't seem to find those either. I tried regular c-clips and others
> but they don't have enough "meat" on them to stick out past the
> shaft diameter once you get center right size. Is there a source
> for these?
> Thanx, "G"
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