Sec. 6-Fig. 100 (Rev.-9-1977)
(Drawing Redrawn 9-1977)
TRUCK, 4 X 4 OR 6 X 6, ARTICULATED, GOER TYPE VEHICLES-25,000 TO 40,000 LBS.-FLAT CARS
Item No. of Pcs.
Brake Wheel Clearance. See Fig. 2, Sec. 1.
Wood blocks, see Sketch 1. On 4x4 trucks, locate blocks against front and back of each wheel.
On 6x6 trucks, locate blocks against front and back of front wheels and against front of
intermediate wheels and back of rear wheels. Secure each to car floor with six 60-D nails
through heel of block. Toe-nail each block to car floor with two 40-D nails through each side.
Substitute if desired Alternate Item "B", per Sketch 1. Secure each Alternate Item "B" to car
floor with eight 40-D nails through heel of block. Toe-nail each block to car floor with two 40-D
nails through each side.
4 on 4x4 trucks
Wood blocks, see Sketch 2. Locate one block against inside of each wheel. Secure to car floor
6 on 6x6 trucks
with two 60-D nails through heel of each block. Toe-nail each block to car floor with two 40-D
nails through outside edge. Substitute if desired Alternate Item "C", per Sketch 2.
1 ea. Item "C"
Suitable protective material to prevent chafing such as burlap, waterproof paper, etc. Locate
bottom portion underneath Item "C", with top portion to extend two inches above Item "C".
½ inch, 6 x 19 IWRO wire rope. Locate from tie-down device on vehicle to stake pocket in a
complete loop at approximately a 45 degree angle. Secure wire rope with four M2 inch cable
clips. A Y2 inch thimble must be used at each stake pocket and vehicle tie-down point.
Secure thimbles to cable with one 1/2 inch cable clip.
See General Rules 1, 2, 8, 4, 5, 7, 9, 14, 15, 19, 19-A, and 19-B for further details.