3.4 INSTALLATION OF KIT COMPONENTS
The following sections describe the installation of the Kit components and reinstallation of
selected items removed during the installation process. The Kit components should be installed
in the order presented. This will ensure that components are properly aligned when fastened
THE EDGES OF THE METAL ARMOR PANELS HAVE BEEN DE-BURRED.
HOWEVER, PROTECTIVE GLOVES SHOULD BE WORN BY THE
INSTALLATION TEAM TO PREVENT PERSONAL INJURY.
THE PLS SIDE APPLIQUE ARMOR COMPONENTS ARE HEAVY ITEMS
THAT REQUIRE MORE THAN ONE PERSON AND / OR APPROPRIATE
MATERIAL-HANDLING EQUIPMENT (HOIST, FORKLIFT, ETC.) FOR
HANDLING. THE WEIGHTS OF THE COMPONENTS BEING INSTALLED
ARE SUFFICIENT TO CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY. CARE MUST BE TAKEN
DURING INSTALLATION TO PREVENT INJURY.
HOISTING OPERATIONS HAVE INHERENT HAZARDS THAT CANNOT BE
MECHANICALLY SAFE-GUARDED. PERSONNEL ARE REQUIRED TO
WEAR HARD HATS AND SAFETY SHOES DURING INSTALLATION TO
PREVENT PERSONAL INJURY.
Adjust the installed kit components, as necessary, prior to securing / tightening
the attachment hardware.
3.4.1 Install Armor Kit, Side Applique, PLS, P/N 113301-1
a) Locate and lay out all items listed in the parts list for the Side Applique Armor Kit,
P/N 113301-1, and the Fastener Kit, P/N 113397-1 (see Section 2.2).
Discard all removed fastener hardware unless the Instructions specifically direct
that an item be retained. Fastener hardware lengths are critical to the