16-13. INTERMEDIATE BOOM REPLACEMENT/REPAIR
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Compound, Sealing (Item 40, Appendix B)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Tags (Item 55, Appendix B)
(Item 23, Appendix D)
Shop Equipment, Automotive Maintenance and
Repair, Field Maintenance Basic, Less Power
(Item 18, Appendix D)
Container, 5 gal (19 l) capacity
Cap and Plug Set (Item 1, Appendix D)
Lifting Device, 1 ton (907.18 kg) capacity
Boom level (TM 10-3930-673-10)
Inner boom removed (Para 16-12)
Intermediate boom weighs 955 lbs (433.18 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to removal or
installation to prevent possible injury to personnel.
Ensure that rope used during inner boom removal (Para 16-12) is placed in intermediate boom and
fastened at each end.
Position another forklift vehicle in front of and facing vehicle.
Using lifting straps, secure front of intermediate boom to carriage of other forklift vehicle.
Using other forklift, slightly raise intermediate boom to gain access to bottom wear pads on inside of outer