Adjust the tailgate chain as needed to control the opening. Adjust the chain equally on both sides.
Lift the chain out of the slot on the upper chain latch (view A, fig. 2-12).
Tighten the chain as necessary (view B, fig. 2-12).
Slide the chain link into the slot on the upper chain latch (view C, fig. 2-12).
Remove the chain from the slot on the lower chain latch. Pull it tight (view D, fig. 2-12). Press it back into
the slot on the lower chain latch. Make sure chains hang even on both sides (view E, fig. 2-12).
Start the engine and engage the PTO in accordance with TM 9-2320-273-10.
Move the T-handle control lever (fig. 2-9) to the UP position. Raise the dump body 2-3 ft., then release the T-
handle and place the lever in the N (neutral) position.
You can gage e height you are raising the bed by observing the bed through the side view minor
and by observing the rod.
Remove the safety loop from the tailgate control lever (fig. 2-1). Pull the lever all the way to the "tailgate open"
position (fig. 2-7). This releases the jaws holding the bottom pins of the tailgate (fig. 2-8). Material should begin
to spill out under the tailgate.