4-87. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT (Con't).
(4) Level B Preservation.
If semitrailer has been hauling diesel fuel (Item 11, Appendix E), add stabilizer
additive (Item 20, Appendix E) per manufacturer's instructions to diesel fuel
remaining in tank.
Close all valves and sump drain. Close manhole and bolt closed through padlock
Cover lenses of semitrailer lights with greaseproof barrier material (Item 2, Appen-
Cover electrical receptacles with masking tape (Item 26 Appendix E) or with plastic
caps which will afford the same degree of protection.
Secure dust caps to front port and rear vapor collection adapter by wrapping tie-
straps through loops.
Ensure that ground rod, gage stick, and both transfer hoses are stowed in their stow-
age tubes. Secure tube doors closed with bolt and nut. Peen bolt end to deter pilfer-
Wrap reducer spools inside cabinet with paperboard (Item 17, Appendix E). This will
ensure a snug fit when reducers are mounted. Mount reducers on spools.
the securing lockpins in mounting bracket holes. Wrap grabhandles in paperboard
Wrap fire extinguishers with their covers in paperboard (Item 17, Appendix E) and
tape (Item 25, Appendix E). Place each fire extinguisher in a separate shipping box
conforming to PPP-B-636, Grade W5c, and secure with tape (Item 25, Appendix E).
Stow boxes inside cabinet.
Wrap remaining Basic Issue Items (chock blocks, jacking block, and lug wrench) in
paperboard (Item 17, Appendix E), tape (Item 25, Appendix E), and stow inside cab-
Bolt cabinet door closed. Peen bolt end to deter pilferage.
(10) Ensure that ground boards are securely stowed in mounting brackets with handles
downward. Strap handles to landing leg knee braces.
g. MARKING. Provide any necessary identification and precautionary markings in accordance
h. SHIPMENT OF ARMY DOCUMENTS. Prepare all Army shipping documents accompanying
semitrailer in accordance with DA Pam 738-750.