BLADE (MOLDBOARD) ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - CONTINUED
CLEANING AND INSPECTION
Clean and inspect all parts in accordance with WP 0020 00.
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide adequate support and use assistance during
procedure. Ensure that any lifting device used is in good condition and of suitable load capacity. Keep
clear of heavy parts supported only by lifting device. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or
death to personnel.
Use grade 8 3/4-in. bolts and nuts to attach link brackets. Tighten nuts to 265 lb-ft (359 Nm). Failure to
follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel.
Blade assembly weighs 1,500 lb (680 kg).
Install two link brackets on blade assembly (2).
With assistance, attach sling to two link brackets on
blade assembly (2).
Use sling to install blade assembly (2) on circle (20).
Attach chain to bracket (18) and end of cylinder rod
Start engine (TM 5-3805-261-10).
Operate blade sideshift control to retract cylinder rod
(19) and blade assembly (2) up to link bracket nearest
to circle (20).
Remove one side of sling and one of two link brackets
from side of blade assembly (2) nearest to circle (20).
Remove chain from bracket (18) and end of cylinder