PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT
General. This paragraph provides information for personnel processing vehicles for shipment. Most tasks
associated with shipment may have been performed by unit maintenance prior to delivery. If this vehicle is to be
transported to a loading site, the following preparation may be necessary
Tools and Special Requirements. Except for spare tire removal (para. 3-11), the organization responsible
for processing will provide tools and containers for stowage. Stowage of parts removed will be on vehicles or in suitable
containers as specified by contracting agent. Exposed exhaust and intake pipes must be covered when vehicles are not
Minimum Reducible Height.
On the M923/A1/A2, M925/A1/A2, M927/A1/A2, and M928/A1/A2 cargo trucks, the minimum reducible
height is referenced on data plate located on right side of instrument panel (para. 2-28). All portions of the vehicle above
this point must be removed or lowered. These may include any or all of the following:
Rear view mirrors (task d.).
Windshield (para. 2-21).
Cab top (para. 2-21). For hard cab tops, refer to unit maintenance.
Air intake extension (task f.).
Davit and boom (task g.).
Exhaust pipe extension (task e.).
Spare tire (M923A1/A2, M925AVA2, M927A1/A2, M928AVA2) (para. 3-11).
Tarpaulin and bow kit (para. 2-42). Stow flat on bed of truck.
Side and front racks (M927/A1/A2 and M928/A1/A2) (para. 2-23).