b. Towing Vehicle from Front (Front Wheels Up).
Towing operations for M1113, M1114, M1151, and M1152 vehicles
are basically the same.
Ensure that towbar is connected to towing brackets as shown in
(1) Attach towbars (2) to brackets (10) and to wrecker towing pintle.
Ensure that wrecker hoisting boom and hook are centered over the
lifting shackles. Failure to do this may result in difficult turning
during towing operations.
Ensure safety chain is connected correctly to vehicles equipped with
a front winch. Failure to do so may result in damage to front winch.
(2) Install chain assembly (8) through lifting shackles (7) and attach chain
assembly (8) to the wrecker's hoisting hook (9).
(3) Secure safety chain (5) to towed vehicle's frame and to wrecker's rear
tiedown bracket. Let safety chain (5) dip to about 1 ft (30.5 cm) from the ground.