Assembly And Preparation For Use cont

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(5) Loosen two bolts (10) on each side of driver's compartment and raise bulkhead assembly (11) to provide clearance for M6 machine gun pedestal mount and lightly tighten two bolts (10) on each side.

Pedestal Mount Machine Gun

(6) Remove two bolts (12) two nuts (13) four washers (14), four lockwashers (17), two bulkhead b-ackets ( 5) and two front tiedowns (15) from bulkhead (16 ).

Machine Gun Mount

M6 machine gun pedestal mount is heavy. At least two persons should be used to lift it into the vehicle.

(7) Slide M6 machine gun pedestal mount into cargo bed (3).

NOTE

If holes in mount weldment frame (18) do not line up with holes in cargo bed (3), new holes may be drilled in mount weldment frame to a maximum of 0.75 in. (1.91 cm).

(8) Align mounting holes in mount weldment frame (18) with holes in cargo bed (3).

NOTE

If your vehicle has threaded inserts welded under the cargo bed, perform step (9). Discard self-locking nuts and lockwashers supplied with assembly kit.

If your vehicle does not have threaded inserts, go to step (10). One assistant will be needed.

(9) Attach mount weldment frame (18) to cargo bed (3) using five flatwashers (19), and five hexagon head capscrews (20). Tighten securely. Go to step (11).

2-4. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE (cont)

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Ensure vehicle is not operating and all parts are cool to the touch before proceeding.

(10) Attach mount weldment frame (18) to cargo bed (3) using five hexagon head capscrews (20), five flatwashers (19), five lockwashers (21), and five self-locking nuts (22). Tighten securely.

NOTE

If the pedestal mount is installed for extended periods, a seal may be created to prevent cartridges/cases from entering the space beneath the pedestal mount. Use sealing compound , (Item 9, appx E) and touch up with olive drab enamel paint (Item 3, appx E).

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(11) Loosen two bolts (10) on each side of driver compartment and lower bulkhead (16) until it rests evenly on mount weldment frame. Tighten two bolts (10) on each side of driver's compartment securing bulkhead in position.

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