Figure 2-1. Generator trader, front landing leg assembly (PU-407/M, PU-699/M).
can be eliminated by obtaining fuel from an
f. U s e a n o p e n e n d w r e n c h t o a t t a c h o n e e n d
external source (such as a 55-gallon diesel fuel
o f fuel hose to engine gate valve.
drum). Connect external fuel source generator
g. Remove cap from top of 55-gallon fuel drum.
sets as follows:
I n s e r t fuel line adapter through opening in top of
drum. Press down on clamping lever to secure
a. R e m o v e t h e 2 5 - f o o t a u x i l i a r y f u e l h o s e f r o m
f u e l line adapter in place.
t h e diesel engine generator unit tool box.
h. Use an open end wrench to attach other end
b. Remove fuel line adapter from accessory box
of fuel line to coupling on fuel line adapter.
of the PU-407/M (fig. 2-2) (or from the long
i. O p e n e n g i n e g a t e v a l v e , l o c a t e d a t r e a r l e f t
accessory box of the PU-799/M).
s i d e of diesel engine, to auxiliary.
c. L o c a t e
1 5 feet from the generator set. Be sure that the
e x t e r n a l fuel source is located no lower or higher
t h a n 12 feet from base of diesel engine.
All ground connections must be me-
chanically and electrically secure. A poor
d . Insert auxiliary fuel hose through hose inlet
ground connection can cause injury or
located in skid base of diesel engine generator
death to operating personnel.
Each generator set is equipped with two 3-section
o n engine three-way gate valve. Store cap in tool
clamps. Connect ground as follows.