2-14. TARP FRAME ASSEMBLY (CONT)
Welding procedures specified may cause injury if safety precautions are
not followed. Wear protective clothing and eye wear while performing
welding operations. Serious injury could result.
Repair by welding, bending, and cutting metal parts. File sharp edges until smooth. Repair by
replacing damaged hardware and component parts.
If frame assembly is damaged beyond repair, replace with new frame components.
Components are heavy and may be awkward to handle. Use correct
lifting procedures, lifting devices, and/or assistance from other
personnel to avoid injury.
1. Use lifting device or correct lifting procedure and place rear frame (1) into position on trailer
Install 12 bolts (28), flatwashers (29) and lockwashers (27) and 8 nuts (30).
Secure platform anchor assembly (7) onto rear frame (1) using bolts (9) and lockwashers (8).
Position brace (6) on trailer (26) and rear frame (1) and install bolts (5), spacer (4), lockwashers
(3), nuts (2), bolts (10), lockwashers (15) and nuts (16). Repeat procedure for brace on opposite side of
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If shims were found under front frame (11) during disassembly, replace
them as you found them.
Use lifting device and place front frame (11) into position on trailer (26).
Install 12 bolts (18), flatwashers (20), lockwashers (19) and nuts (21).
Install fire extinguisher and bracket on front frame. Refer to paragraph 2-59.
Position brace (25) on trailer (26) and front frame (11) and install bolt (17), spacer (14),
lockwasher (13), nut (12), bolt (24), lockwasher (23), and nut (22). Repeat this procedure for brace on
opposite side of frame.