16-12. BOCM ASSEMBLY - REPLACE (Contd)
REMOVE BOOM ASSEMBLY (8) FROM VEHICLE
Center of gravity for boom assembly is
approximately 9 feet from rear end of boom
To prevent damage to lines (10) and
electrical cable (1) during step 5a, place
wood boards between underside of outer
boom section and slings.
Reposition hoist and slings to center of gravity for
boom assembly (8).Carefully raise boom assembly
(8) until weight of boom is removed from boom pivot
Remove capscrew (17) and locknut (18) securing
boom pivot pin (16) to vehicle frame. Discard
Shims (19) may fall out as pivot pins (16) are removed.
Remove boom pivot pin (16) from boom assembly
(8) and vehicle frame.
Remove shims (19) from between boom assembly
(8) and vehicle frame. Note quantity and position of
shims (19) for use during installation.
Repeat steps 7b through 7d for other boom pivot