HOSE BODY - Continued
Attach slip joints to upper panel using lockbolts.
Install lockbolts that secure upper panel to the stanchion on the right hand side.
If hose bed is in position, install lockbolts to secure hose bed to support angles.
Rear Panel Assembly Repair
Remove rear panel assembly as a complete unit. If
rear panel assembly requires repair, remove
components as necessary.
If hose bed has been removed prior to front panel
assembly removal, the lockbolts that secure the
hose bed to the support angles have already been
(1) Remove lockbolts and collars that retain
the left and right hand mounting brackets
to the back of lower compartments.
(2) Remove lockbolts that secure the rear
panel to the left and right compartments.
(3) Separate rear panel from compartment
Apply sealant (item 25, Appendix B) to all metal mating surfaces, prior to installation.
To install rear panel assembly make sure mounting channels are securely attached to mounting
brackets and rear panel. Ensure support angles are also secured to rear panel.
Lift rear panel assembly so that it is positioned between compartment sides and level with hose bed.
Make sure the rear panel support angles just touch hose bed.
Secure the rear panel assembly to the left and right hand compartment boxes using lockbolts. If rear
panel is new, use compartment rear panels as a drill template.
Attach left and right mounting brackets to compartment rear panels using lockbolts.
If hose bed is in position, install lockbolts to secure hose bed to rear panel support angles.