Block disabled vehicle wheels be-
fore beginning lift-tow operations.
(3) For lift-tow operations:
(a) Attach whiffletree (2) to lifting
shackles (3) of disabled vehicle.
(b) Lower crane block and hook (1)
and insert hook through center hole of
(c) Remove towbar adjustment pins
(8) and slide out leg extensions (7).
(d) Attach clamps (6) to each leg
extension (7) and secure in place with
linking pin (10) and attached safety pin (11).
(e) Loosen tension adjusting nut (5)
atop each clamp (6).
(e.1) Remove two screws (15) and
lockwashers (16) from clamps (14) and
move brake line (13) away from axle (12).
(f) Position clamp (6) against front axle (12) of disabled vehicle and wrap clamp
chain (4) around axle and back up through clamp. Lock in place by turning tension
adjusting nut (5) with wrench until securely tightened.
(g) Repeat step f. above with second clamp in position against axle (12) on
opposite side of forward differential.
If necessary, adjust length of towbar while performing step h.
(h) After both clamps (6) are tightly secured to disabled vehicle, slide leg
extensions (7) back into towbar and secure in place with adjustment pins (8) and
retaining pins (9).
Make sure safety pin has been properly installed and secured in pintle
before proceeding with mission. Failure to comply may result in injury to
personnel or damage to equipment.
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