5-1. SKID ASSEMBLY - REPLACE.
This Task Covers:
Tools and Test Equipment Required
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive (Appendix B, Section III, Item 1).
Common Tool Kit #1 (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2).
Nut, self-locking (Appendix H, Section II, Item 11).
Unit shut down and cool
Enclosure removed (para. 4-13).
Chock wheels on trailer when working on unit; trailer could roll and cause
Personnel must stand clear when unit is lifted. Chains could snap or the load
could shift causing the unit to fall.
Make sure lifting rings are tight before attaching chains.
Inspect chains and hooks for defects; repair If necessary.
Removal. (Refer to Figure 5-1).
Remove six bolts (1), six beveled washers (2), from skid assembly (3), six self-locking nuts (4) from trailer (5).
Discard six self-locking nuts.
Attach and secure chains to lifting rings (6).
Attach and secure other ends of chains to lifting device.
Slowly lift skid assembly (3) off trailer (5). Place skid assembly (3) on firm level surface.
Lift skid assembly (3) with lifting device. Position and set skid assembly (3) onto trailer (5).
Insert six bolts (1), through beveled washers (2), skid assembly (3) and trailer (5). Attach six self-locking nuts (4)
to bolts (1).
Remove chains from lifting rings (6).