J1143_199402 TOWED VEHICLE/TOW EQUIPMENT ATTACHMENT TEST PROCEDURE—PASSENGER CARS, VANS, AND LIGHT-DUTY TRUCKS

Revised

02/01/1994

Features
Issuing Committee
Scope
Content
This SAE Recommended Practice provides a means to observe and evaluate a towed vehicle under a variety of road conditions to determine its behavior. The drivetrain should be evaluated by conducting SAE J1144.
Rationale
Content
The following revisions have been made to this SAE Recommended Practice:
  1. a
    Revised clearance from bottom of tire to ground for wheel-lift equipment from 102 mm (4 in) to 255 mm (10 in).
  2. b
    Added instructions to increase tire-ground clearance at the vehicle hookup point by the same amount of height added when using wheel dollies on the trailing end.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/J1143_199402
Pages
9
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, TOWED VEHICLE/TOW EQUIPMENT ATTACHMENT TEST PROCEDURE—PASSENGER CARS, VANS, AND LIGHT-DUTY TRUCKS, SAE Standard J1143_199402, Revised February 1994, Issued July 1976, https://doi.org/10.4271/J1143_199402.
Additional Details
Publisher
Published
Feb 1, 1994
Product Code
J1143_199402
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Revised
Language
English