TOOLS: General mechanics tool kit: automotive (5180-00-177-7033)
The following procedure involves the
side thrust pads in checking boom
width. Avoid over-adjusting the
thrust pads to a point where too
much binding exists between the
Boom damage can occur.
CHECK AND ADJUST SIDE THRUST PADS.
Extend and lower outriggers. (Refer to TM 5-
Position fully retracted boom over front of crane
and elevate boom slightly to permit complete
extension of telescoping section while allowing a
maintenance technician to access boom from a
Back out two rear side thrust pad adjusting
screws on right side of crane as shown.