b. Medium Wrecker (M816) and Tractor Wrecker (M819) (Contd).
KEY ITEM AND FUNCTION
Shipper brace retaining bracket
stores shipper brace assemblies (2)
when not in use.
Shipper brace assemblies support
shipper and boom during heavy rear
lifts and cross-country operations,
Storage space for boom jacks (8)
when not in use (M816 only).
Frame tube provides storage for
outriggers (5) when not in use.
Outriggers provide stabilization
when handling heavy loads with crane.
Outrigger handles raise and lower
Boom jack base plates are attached
to boom jacks (8) when in use, and
stored in this location when not in
use (M816 only).
Boom jacks are extended as required
for heavy rear or side lifts.
Tie bars add stability to boom jacks
(8). Tie bars are secured by boom