OPERATION OF CARGO TRUCKS
General. M923/A1/A2 and M925/A1/A2 cargo trucks have 7 x 14 ft (2.1 x 4.3 m) cargo beds. M927/A1/A2
and M928/A1/A2 cargo trucks have 7 x 20 ft (2.1 x 6.1 m) beds. All can be equipped with bow and tarp kit.
Lowering and Raising Tailgate.
On dropside trucks, make sure forward end of dropsides are secured before lowering tailgate. Failure to
do this may result in injury or death.
(1) On fixed-side vehicles, remove hooks (2) from retainer slots on both sides of tailgate (1). On dropside
trucks, turn locking handles (3) on both sides of tailgate (1) counterclockwise to loosen. Grasp ring (4) and turn T-bolt (7)
900. Remove locking handles (3).
Lower top of tailgate (1).
Do not drop tailgate (1).
Reverse steps 1 and 2 to
raise tailgate (1).
Lowering and Raising Troop Seats.
To lower troop seats (15), pull troop seat supports (10) forward 45 degrees, release latches (9), and lower
Adjust troop seat supports (10) to contact both side and floor of vehicle.
On dropside trucks, install troopseat locking rods (11) in hole (14) near tailgate (1). Locking rod (11) can be
shortened or lengthened. To adjust locking rod (11):
Loosen locknut (12).
Turn end (13) clockwise to shorten; counterclockwise to lengthen.
Tighten locknut (12).