ai. Use an accurate hydrometer to check engine coolant. Make sure coolant has proper mixture for expected temperature
(Refer to table 21-1).
Perform following steps to load and secure vehicle on RAIL FLATCAR.
aj. Set tie-down blocks along the flatcar in position to accommodate ATLAS vehicle. The minimum distance from vehicle
to end of flatcar is two feet (61 cm).
ak. Place poly foam tire protective material in position to accommodate vehicle.
al. Drive vehicle onto flatcar and secure vehicle to flatcar.
am.With 6K carriage stowed and "locked" onto 10K carriage, lower boom and level forks so 6K forks are approximately 4
in (102 mm) off deck of flatcar.
an. Wire rope or chain 6K carriage to 10K carriage, being sure not to scratch finish on fork shaft or fork sideshift cylinder
ao. Apply parking brake. Place transmission in Neutral.
ap. Secure vehicle to flatcar as shown on illustration on the following page.
aq. Shut down engine.
ar. Tape boom angle indicator arm to angle indicator plate. Do not apply tape to CARC paint.
at. Tie wrap 6K fork sideshift hoses to 6K brackrest. Ensure hoses are not chafing against any sharp edges.
au. Secure exhaust fuel shipping tag to engine run control in cab.
av. Use banding material to secure upper half of operator's cab door closed. Use care to avoid scratching paint with