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Static Towing Test Data Form

Date: 2002-07-13
Personnel: D.F., B.R, C.G.& B.R.
Temperature: 82

 

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: 20 degree righ pull- tow hook bent out approximately 1/4" at full static test load of 34200 lbs
Check the torque of all bolts attaching tow eye and surrounding structure.
Comments: 20 degree righ pull- tow hook bent out approximately 1/8" at full static test load of 34200 lbs
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:
20 degree up and 20 degree down pulls were completed to the full static test load of 34200 lbs with no deformation or damage. 20 degree right pull produced deformation of both tow hooks as noted above. Further testing terminated.