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Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 2002-02-26
Personnel: S.C., E.D., E.L. & T.S.
Temperature: 44

 

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:
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
Inspect right rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: OK
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: 20 degree pull-At approx. 6000 lbs of force the tow bar deformed downward. Further testing was terminated.
Inspect left rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: The manufacturer does not recommend towing from the rear, therefore, a rear test was not performed.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments:
General comments of any other structure deformation or failure:
The 20 degree up pull was completed to the full test load of 16320 lbs with no damage or deformation noted. Further testing was terminated during the 20 degree down pull at approx. 6000 lbs of force when the tow bar deformed downward.