5-9. SKID FRAME REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, Appendix B, Section III,
Lock Washers (10), Appendix H, item 8
Lock Washers (16), Appendix H, item 9
Lifting Device (Two Ton Capacity)
Adhesive Remover, Appendix E, Section II, item 1
Rags, Appendix E, Section II, item 2
Remove cylinders (para 4-11).
Adhesive, Appendix E, Section II, item 3
Remove regulators (para 4-16).
General Safety Instructions
Remove hose reel assembly (para 4-19).
Remove lift bar (para 4-21).
Remove dry chemical tank (para 4-22).
Frame can swing while suspended from a lifting device
causing injury to personnel and/or damage to
Remove AFFF tank (para 4-24).
Set parking brakes and lower jacks (para 4-29).
Remove rods (para 4-22 and 4-24).
Remove slide buttons, pads, and bushings (para 4-25).
Disassemble equipment only to extent necessary for repair.
Removal (See figure 5-5.)
Remove two nuts (1), lock washers (2), screws (3), and keepers (4).
Remove 10 nuts (5), lock washers (6), flat washers (7), screws (8), and hold down clamps (9).
Frame can swing while suspended from a lifting device causing injury to personnel and/or
damage to equipment
Using lifting device, lift skid frame (10) off trailer (11) and lower to floor or ground.
Repair Is limited to welding only. See TM 9-237, Welding Theory and Application.