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Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 1991-06-21
Personnel: S.M.
Temperature: 79

 

Inspect right front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: The right and left pulls were completed. On the upward pull the tow eye pulled away from the mounting plate on the frame. The tow eye was not damaged, but the mounting plate was bent. One of the rear bolts holding this tow eye to the plate broke.
Inspect left front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
Inspect right rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: The right and left pulls were completed. On the upward pull, the tow eye pulled away from the mounting plate on the frame. The tow eye was not damaged, but the mounting plate was bent.
Inspect left rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
General comments of any other structure deformation or failure:
There was no problem with the right and left pull. The test ended with the bolt failure on the upward pull.