(2) Rotate locking pin (1) at the front section of dropside and remove from slot. Grab
the top of' dropside, pull back and allow it to slowly swing down. Do not allow dropside to fall
If truck is moved with sides lowered, be sure
that the cargo is secured properly. Because
normal ground clearance has been reduced.
move the truck slowly and steer clear of
objects on the ground.
f. Removing the Dropsides and Tailgate.
To prevent the dropeside or tailgate from
falling down and causing serious injury, have
a crew member support one end, while
removing attaching hardware, and assist in
lowering it during removal.
(1) Remove cotter pins (4) and washers from hinge pins (3).
(2) Remove hinge pins (3) and lower dropsides or tailate
g. Installing the Dropside, Tailgate and Side Racks.
Because the dropsides are interchangeable, check to be sure that the amber reflector
is located at the front of the body and the red reflector (2) is located at the rear of
body, when installing the dropsides.
Install the dropside, tailgate and side lacks in reverse older of remover as described