c. Installation of Bows. The front bow assembly (10) and rear bow
assembly (13) contain turnbuttons (8); the front bow assembly (10) has shorter legs.
Install bows (10), (11), and (13) into bow retainers (15).
d. Installation of Troop Area Enclosure.
Troop seats and two-man crew area soft top must be installed prior
to installation of bows and troop area enclosure.
To prevent canvas noise and damage, tiedowns can be added to the
canvas at the commander's discretion; refer to unit maintenance.
(1) Install troop area soft top (12) over B-pillar (16), front bow (10),
intermediate bows (11), and rear bow (13).
(2) Fasten eyelets (9) to turnbuttons (8) on B-pillar (16), front bow (10), and
rear bow (13).
(3) Fit troop area soft top (12) evenly to ensure tight fit and secure by
installing grommets (18) over footman loops (19). Attach straps (14) to footman
loops (19) and pull straps (14) tight.
(4) Secure front flap (7) of troop area soft top (12) to two-man crew area soft