Use extreme care when handling heavy parts. Lifting cables, chains, hooks, and
slings must be in good condition and of suitable capacity. Keep clear of parts
supported only by lifting device.
Provide adequate ventilation and personal protective equipment before starting
any welding operation (TM 9-237). Contact your unit/local Industrial Hygienist or
Safety Officer for assistance.
Failure to comply may result in personnel injury, death, and/or damage to
Before welding, the following components must be disconnected: engine ECU, ABS ECU,
CTIS ECU, Datalogger, and batteries (TM 9-2320-363-20-1, TM 9-2320-363-20-2,
TM 9-2320-302-20-1, or TM 9-2320-302-20-2). Failure to comply may result in damage to
If removed, install stabilizer. Refer to TM 9-237 for instructions on welding components.
Secure lower half (Figure 5, Item 3) of stabilizer to upper half (Figure 5, Item 2) and to dump body
(Figure 5, Item 1) using a suitable chain or nylon strap.
Before lifting dump body, perform a trial lift to ensure body is balanced and will lift straight
Attach suitable lift with chains at four corners of dump body (Figure 5, Item 1). Take up slack in chains with