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Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 2002-01-17
Personnel: S.C., E.L, E.D., & T.S.
Temperature: 34

 

Inspect right front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
Inspect left front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Torques verified.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: At apprx.8000 lbs during the 20 degree upward pull, the main frame rail deformed upward. Further testing was terminated.
Inspect right rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
Inspect left rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: At apprx.8000 lbs during the 20 degree upward pull, the main frame rail deformed upward. Further testing was terminated.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: Torques verified.
General comments of any other structure deformation or failure:
Deformation of the frame rails occurred at approx. 800 lbs during the 20 degree up pull terminating further testing. The front of the test vehicle was not equipped with tow eyes or tow hooks; therefore, a front test was not performed.