TELESCOPIC TUBE AND SLIDE PINS REPLACEMENT (Contd)
Removal and installation of right and left telescopic tubes and slide
pins are performed the same way. Left forward side is shown.
1. Remove two snaprings (7), washers (8), and pin (9) from telescopic tube bracket (2) and end of
hydraulic cylinder (5) and swing end of cylinder (5) down.
Use care when removing telescopic tube from transverse quarter.
Slide pins are under spring pressure and will fly out of transverse
quarter as telescopic tube is removed. Failure to comply may result
in injury to personnel.
Assistant will help with step 2.
Slowly slide telescopic tube (1) off transverse girder (6) and remove five slide pins (3) and three
springs (4) from girder (6).
Apply a light coat of grease to slide pins, springs, and pin at
Assistant will help with step 1.
Install three springs (4) and five slide pins (3) on transverse girder (6) and compress springs (4) and
slide pins (3) as telescopic tube (1) is slid on transverse girder (6).
Lift end of hydraulic cylinder (5) and install end of cylinder (5) on telescopic tube bracket (2) with
pin (9), two washers (7), and snaprings (8).
Install bridge halves on bridge pallet. Refer to WP 0018 00.