Wear welding mask, gloves, and apron when welding or
using cutting torch. Failure to wear adequate
protective clothing may result in serious injury.
not attach welding ground clamps to u-bolts, springs
or axles except at designated weld points. These parts
should be protected from weld spatter.
Be certain all axle seats fit the axle properly. If
necessary, grind the axle seats to insure that both
seats fit properly and are horizontal and parallel.
(4) Tack weld seats in place (fig. 5-4). Be certain axle seats are still
level, parallel, properly located and aligned.
(5) Weld axle seats to axle using 3/8 inch fillet welds on front and rear of
axle seats. Welds are per Class 2, MIL-STD 1261.
Front Axle Installation.
(2) Raise front axle into position.