1 Lay track out in front of vehicle in a
6 Using drive sprocket, bring both ends of
straight line, directly ahead of and
touching first road wheel. Position track
on ground with shoe grousers facing
2 Start engine and drive slowly onto track
to a point where 11 track shoes extend
past centerline of trailing idler wheel.
3 Stop engine; leave parking brake off.
4 Place drift pin in track shoe hole on last
shoe at rear of vehicle. Lift end of track
over trailing idler wheel,
5 Start engine and move vehicle forward
slowly allowing track to rest on road
wheels, lifting up on end of track preven-
ting end from getting caught between
road wheels. When track reaches drive
sprocket, pry or lift track over sprocket.
7 Install two track connecting fixtures
across track shoes to be connected and
tighten equally until holes in ends of
track are aligned. Connect shoes with
track shoe track pin and install self-
8 Tighten two nuts on track shoe track
pin. Remove track connecting fixtures,
As soon as possible, have unit
maintenance personnel torque nuts to
160-200 ft-lb (216-270 N-m).
9 Increase track tension. Refer to page