If transporting by air, or delivering by air drop
(LVAD or LAPES), see page 1-44 for air
transport preparation instructions and refer to
the appropriate Army approved bulletins that
outline air transport rigging and tie-down
Block the trailer or rail car
wheels before loading. Carefully back the
machine on the trailer or rail car.
Lower the bowl, move transmission control lever to
NEUTRAL and set parking brake.
Attach articulation collars to steer cylinders. See
page 1-3, note J.
Open the three air reservoir drains. Allow the air and
water to drain. Close the drains.
Block the wheels and secure the machine with tie-
downs. Use as many of the tie-down locations as
Cover the exhaust opening to prevent turbocharger
"windmilling" in transit.
Cover the seat to protect the cushion.
Turn the disconnect switch off and remove the key.
Lock all possible compartments.
10. In freezing weather, make certain that the cooling
system is protected with antifreeze to the lowest
expected ambient temperature or is drained completely.
11. Check state and local laws governing weight, width
and length of load.
CHECK TRAVEL ROUTE FOR OVERPASS
CLEARANCES. MAKE SURE THERE WILL
BE ADEQUATE CLEARANCE.