16-12. BOOM ASSEMBLY - REPLACE (Contd)
Be careful that lines (10) and electrical
cable (1) on underside of outer boom
section are not damaged when boom
assembly (8) is lowered onto supports.
Carefully remove boom assembly (8) from
vehicle frame and lower boom assembly (8) onto
Remove caps and plugs as hoses are
installed. Wipe all sealing surfaces on
hydraulic components and hoses clean
INSTALL BOOM ASSEMBLY (8) TO VEHICLE
Center of gravity for boom assembly (8)
is approximately 9 feet from rear end of
boom assembly (8).
To prevent damage to lines (10) and
electrical cable (1) during step la, place
wood boards between underside of
outer boom section and slings.
Carefully lift boom assembly (8) into position
over vehicle with hoist and sling or other suitable
lifting device. Lower boom assembly (8) as
required to align boom pivot pin holes.
Apply anti-seize compound to boom pivot pin (16) as
Position shims (19) between outer boom section
and inside surface of vehicle frame. Install
boom pivot pin (16).