TRACK AND SUSPENSION
SECTION II. Track
8-4. TRACK, PARTIALLY THROWN
Quick, sharp turns sometimes result in a partially thrown track. Tracks can be replaced
without resorting to breaking track. A shorter method using wedging material to cam
the track into place can be utilized.
q 2 soldiers
q 25 minutes
q Pry bar
q Block of
1. Loosen track adjuster to relieve track tension.
2. Remove the skirts.
3. Place wedging material between the top of roadwheel and track. Hold the objects in
place with a rod or pole.
4. Move the vehicle slowly so the wedge will move with the roadwheel to lift the track
off of the roadwheeL The wedge should be large enough to lift the track center guide