Flatrack weighs 7,300 lbs (3,312 kg). Attach suitable lifting device prior to lifting to avoid
possible injury or death to personnel.
This task must never be performed with the walls of the flatrack lowered. Walls must
always be raised prior to performing Step (1). Failure to comply can result in too much
tension on chain causing severe injury or death to personnel.
Ensure walls are raised and pins are installed prior to performing this task. Failure to
comply could result in wall falling causing severe injury or death to personnel.
Front and rear springs and chains are removed the same way except where noted. Left and
right springs and chains are removed the same way except where noted. Left front shown.
Attach lifting device to four corners of flatrack (1).
With the aid of an assistant and using a lifting device, raise flatrack (1) and support on jackstands.
Remove two nuts (2) from threaded rods (3).
Remove two cotter pins (4), pin (5) and
chain (6) from clevis (7). Discard cotter
Pipe wrench may be used to hold
springs in Step (5).
While holding springs (8), remove four
nuts (9) and clevis (7) from springs.