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Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 1994-09-29
Personnel: B.L., S.C & R.H.
Temperature: 58

 

Inspect right front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Torques verified.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: Frame rail extension bent upward
Inspect left front tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Torques verified.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: Tow eye bent upward at Apprx. 11,000 lb during the 20 degree up pull. Further testing was terminated.
Inspect right rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Bolts sheared.
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: During the 20 degree up pull, @ 11,000 lb, the tow eyes & frame rail extensions bent upward into panel and the tow hook attaching bolts sheared off. Further testing was terminated.
Inspect left rear tow eye and adjoining structure.
Comments: Tow eye bent upward at Apprx. 11,000 lb during the 20 degree up pull. 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: