to reach the trailer ground stud following the genera-
(35) Lower side panel skirts into proper posi-
tor and trailer frame. Install anti-rotation clips, caps-
tion. Tighten capscrews on keepers.
crews, and fiber washers in mounting holes in skid
(36) Ensure inlet door, discharge door, and con-
base. Run the ground wire along the skid base to-
trol panel access door, and access doors are closed.
wards the front of the trailer. Lower the side skirts
and secure the skirts with the skirt clips.
(37) Reconnect battery cables.
When bottom panel tray assembly is
installed, generator set will require
the ground wire along the generator and trailer frames
1-inch ground clearance. Stones, debris,
to the trailer ground stud. Connect the ground wire to
or other material may damage bottom
the trailer ground stud.
tray assembly. Generator set may not be
skidded with bottom panel tray installed.
Install washers and nuts to secure genera-
Remove acoustic suppression kit from generator
set by reversing installation procedures.
d. If generator set is to be trailer mounted, the fol-
Do not overtighten nuts. Tighten nuts to
lowing must be performed.
5 ft-lb torque (6.80 N.m), and install jam
Raise side panel skirts. Connect a copper
ground wire to the ground stud. Securely tighten the
Remove hex nuts, capscrews, and locking
nut onto the ground stud. Lock-tight or a second nut
pins from trailer platform.
tightened onto the ground stud may be used to ensure
Position trailer brackets, and install caps-
that the nut does not loosen from vibration after
crews, hex nuts, and locking pins on trailer brackets.
installation. The ground wire should be long enough
6 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1995 - 388-421/02429