(4) Secure the hydraulic operating valve
overall profile of the snow removal unit
controls in a neutral position
Air Cleaners. Drain the air cleaner and seal
(2) Disassembled items shall be packed
with the publications in the toolbox if
all openings that permit the direct entry of water. Use
possible. Otherwise, items will be
type III, class 1, waterproof pressure-sensitive adhesive
packed in a suitable container and
tape conforming to PPP-T-60.
k. Exterior Surfaces. Coat exposed machined
secured to the snow removal unit to
ferrous metal surfaces with preservative (P-6)
conforming with Specification MILC-11796, class E. If
If packing is required to
preservative is not available, cup grease may be used.
Marking. Shall conform to MIL-STD129.
against damage during shipment,
m. Windshield Wipers, Blades and Mirrors.
refer to TM 38-230 for guidance in
Shall be removed, packaged together and placed in the
toolbox to prevent pilferage.
n. Batteries and Cables. Batteries shall be
264. Loading Equipment for Shipment
secured in the battery compartment. Batteries shall be
a. Using suitable hoisting equipment, attach a
filled and fully charged. Cables shall be disconnected,
hook or sling to the lifting eye. When winching the snow
vent holes sealed, and all terminals wrapped and
removal unit on a flatcar or truck, attach the sling or hood
secured with type III, class 1, pressure-sensitive tape
to the towing eyes.
conforming to Specification PPP-T-60.
b. Secure the snow removal unit with blocks,
o. Pneumatic Tires. Tires shall be inflated to
wedged tightly against the carrier wheels, and fasten
their normal required operating pressure.
securely to the carrier.
p. Air Receivers. Remove the pipe plugs from
c. Thread a wire cable through the lifting and
tanks and spray the tank interior with type P-10, grade 2,
tiedown eyes and secure to tiedown brackets on the
sides of the transporting vehicle to prevent movement in
L-21260 and reinstall. Open draincock to allow excess
Caution: Be careful when using hoisting
equipment or working around cable or chain under
q. Disassembly, Disassembled Parts, and
extreme tension. Do not swing the snow unit back
Basic Issue Items.
and forth when it is suspended in the air. Lower
(1) Disassembly shall be limited to the
snow removal unit gently to the bed of the carrier.
removal of parts and projecting
components that tend to increase the
Section II. LIMITED STORAGE
lubricant. Operate the engines at a fast idle until
265. Preparation of Equipment for Storage
lubricant has been circulated throughout the system.
The crankcase will then be drained and the drain plug
Fuel Tank: Tanks will be drained and
sprayed or fogged with type P-10, grade 2, engine
preservative oil, MIL-L-21260.
Cooling System, Mobile.
g. Lubrication System.
Check level of