Sec. 6-Fig. 57 (Rev.-9-1977)
(Drawing Redrawn 9-1977)
CAR, ARMORED, LIGHT, 4 X 4, XM706E1 AND XM706E2-FLAT CAR
No. of Pcs.
Brake Wheel Clearance. See Fig. 2, Sec. 1.
Blocks, Sketch 1. Apply one 2 in. x 6 in. x 29 in. piece of lumber in front and behind each
wheel. Locate each piece against tire and nail to car floor with five 20-D nails.
Chock Blocks, Pattern No. 18. Locate on top of Items B with 45 degree portion against tires.
Nail heel of blocks to Items B with three 40-D nails. Toenail sides of blocks to car floor
through Items B with two 40-D nails on each side.
Suitable protective material such as waterproof paper or burlap, etc. Locate bottom portion
under Items E and, between tires and Items E so as to extend 2 inches above Items E.
Side Blocking. Each to consist of one piece of 2 in. x 6 in. x 36 in. lumber and two pieces of
2 in. x 4 in. x 36 in. lumber. Nail 2 in. x 6 in. piece to edge of bottom 2 in. x 4 in. piece
with five 12-D nails. Place against tire and nail to car floor with five 20-D nails in a staggered
pattern. Nail second 2 in. x 4 in. piece through first piece to car floor with five 20-D nails in
a like manner.
1/2 inch, 6 x 19, IWRC, wire rope, doubled. Apply from tiedown device on vehicle to stake
pocket in a complete loop at approximately a 45 degree angle. Secure cable with four Y2
inch cable clips. 1/2 inch thimbles must be used at stake pockets and if necessary at vehicle
tiedown points to protect wire rope. Secure thimbles to wire rope with one 1/2 inch cable clip.
1. Hand brakes must not be set.
See General Rules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 14, 15, 19-A, 19-B and 19-C for further details.