Aluminum Front Wheel

Figure 2-23. Front Wheel - 19 Inch (1972 and Earlier)

5. Locate a long spoke in the bottom flange. Use a straight edge and sight down across the flanges. Line up straight edge with the long spoke. Insert a short spoke in the first hole to the right of the straight edge. Insert remaining short spokes in alternate holes.

6. Insert 10 long spokes in remaining holes.

7. Swing short spokes counterclockwise and long spokes clockwise crossing underneath short spokes and forming pairs.

8. Place rim over hub (either side down).

9. Insert long spokes into right (clockwise hole) of each pair of holes that angles in same direction as spoke on opposite side of rim well. See L-1 in Figures 2-20 and 2-21.

10. Insert short spokes into right (clockwise hole) of each pair on near side of rim well that angles in same direction as spoke. See S-1 in Figures 2-20 and 2-21.

Short spokes will enter 14th hole to left of clockwise long spoke hole in rim. Repeat for remaining spokes. Start nipples on spokes as they are inserted in rim until all spokes are secured.

11. Turn wheel over and repeat procedure for spokes on the other side.

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