Section II. MANUFACTURING ILLUSTRATIONS (Con't)
G-3. WRENCH, LUGNUT, ALTERED
a. Cut 1 1/8 in. off hex end of lugnut wrench.
b. Weld a 3/4 in. piece of tubing to hex piece cut off from lugnut wrench.
c. Weld remaining end of tubing to lugnut wrench.
Section III. MANUFACTURING INSTRUCTIONS
a. General. No definite rules are established for repair and reinforcements required on frame members that are
bent, cracked, or broken. If damage is extensive, return semitrailer to a higher maintenance level.
b. Reinforcement of Main Frame Rails and Gooseneck
1. Use 108 x 1/2-inch alloy steel to fabricate two main frame rail upper buildup plates.
2. Use 12 x 8 1/2 x 1/2-inch alloy steel to fabricate four gooseneck upper gussets
3. Use 12 x 5 x 1/2-inch alloy steel to fabricate two gusset cover plates.
Ramp Outer Rear Clip Angle
a. Minor Alterations
1. Weld two support angles on each side of semitrailer. Use continuous 3/16-inch weld fillet on both sides of
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