volt cable from towing vehicular receptacle and
W h e n a new or reconditioned generator set is re-
p l a c e it on trailer frame.
c h e c k s a n d s e r v i c e s ( a , b, o r c b e l o w ) a s a p p r o -
from back brace lockpin hole, and lower back
brace assembly. Remove landing leg lockpin from
a. Diesel Engine Generator Set. P e r f o r m
l a n d i n g leg storage bracket; lower landing leg to
inspection and servicing procedures described in
v e r t i c a l position, and replace landing leg lockpin.
TM 5-6115-239-10 (Model 4070) or TM 5-6115-
S w i n g back brace assembly forward, aline lockpin
2 4 7 - 1 5 (Model 54400) for the 45KW units, or TM
holes of landing leg and back brace, and lock in
p l a c e with the back brace lockpin. Rotate landing
b. M54A2 Cargo Truck. P e r f o r m
leg operating handle to extend landing leg inner
service and break-in procedures as described in
tube and foot to the ground until trailer chassis
weight is removed from pintle of towing vehicle.
The height of trailer chassis lunette should be
Trailer. P e r f o r m
s u f f i c i e n t to allow for uncoupling from the towing
liminary service and break-in procedures as de-
(6) Remove lockpins holding rear landing
legs in place. Drop legs to vertical position and
a. Siting. Location
l a n d i n g legs until foot touches ground,
d e p e n d upon the tactical situation and local con-
siderations. The site should be firm, dry ground
w i t h a maximum slope of 15 degrees. To minimize
and away from trailer chassis.
(8) Adjust length of front and rear landing
t i o n system and danger of fire due to presence of
l e g assemblies until trailer chassis is level.
fuel oil, locate generator sets at the maximum dis-
bracket (fig. 1-2 (2), remove lockpins, and lower
b y the power cables (supplied by using command).
By using additional 100-foot cables, this allows
for an approximate distance of 200 to 300 feet
c. Installation of M54A2 Cargo Truck (PU-
( 1 ) Site cargo truck as described in a above,
parallel to and within approximately 15 feet of
(1) Site generator trailer as described in a
generator trailer, and with the two distribution
b o x e s (fig. 1-1 ) adjacent to each other.
(2) Unhook safety chains from towing ve-
l a d d e r to tailgate.
hicle and hook chains on trailer frame tiedown
(3) Remove cargo truck tarpaulin and sup-
porting bows. Store bows in brackets at front of
t r u c k , and store tarpaulin in a clean dry location.
emergency air lines at rear of towing vehicle.
U n c o u p l e inter vehicular lines from towing vehicle
a n d fit the vehicle protective dummy couplings to
v e h i c l e air couplings. Fit the inter vehicular lines
When the generator sets are to be operated for
l o n g intervals, frequent refilling of the fuel tanks
t o dummy couplings on trailer frame.