9-19. TIEDOWN RING REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Locknut (a/r) (Item 10, Appendix H)
(Item 15, Appendix I)
Locknut (a/r) (Item 12, Appendix H)
There are 28 tiedown rings on flatrack. All 28 tiedown rings are removed the same way.
The flatrack has twenty-two 10,000 lb (4,540 kg) capacity tiedown rings and six 25,000 lb
(11,350 kg) capacity tiedown rings. The 25,000 lb (11,350 kg) capacity tiedown rings are
larger in size.
Note location and size of tiedown rings prior to removal to ensure the proper capacity
tiedown ring is installed in the proper location.
The 25,000 lb (11,350 kg) capacity tiedown rings are located at each end and in the center
position on each side rail.
Remove locknut (1), screw (2), U-ring (3) and D-ring (4) from flatrack (5). Discard locknut.