h. Gaskets. Remove all traces of previous gasket and sealant before installing new gasket. Coat both sides of gasket
with sealant to provide added sealing.
2-42. GENERAL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
a. Preparation. When unpacking items, remove all packing material, barrier paper, tape, plastic bags, protective caps
and protective grease coatings. Handle and store removed components carefully.
Use sealing compound sparingly and only on threads. Do not apply compound to hose connections.
Failure to comply may result in damage to equipment.
b. Sealing Compounds. Use sealing compounds as required in each maintenance task.
c. Torquing. Tighten nuts, bolts, screws, and fittings as required in Appendix F or in each maintenance task.
d. Identification Tags. Put hoses, tubes, lines, and electrical wiring in place by matching identification tags and
markings on equipment.
e. Hoses, Air Lines and Wiring. After installing hoses, air lines and wiring, ensure that they do not contact moving
parts or components edges. Secure in place, out of way with cable ties and cushion clamps.
f. Data Plate Installation.
Install data plate on vehicle with rivets.
g. Blind Rivet Nut Installation.
Install blind rivet nut on vehicle using blind rivet tool kit.
2-43. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT INTRODUCTION
a. This section gives instructions for making the vehicle ready for shipment or storage.
b. Refer to AR 750-1 for detailed administrative storage instructions.
c. Refer to TB 9-2300-422-20 for security procedures.