A dust shield, used to prevent damage to the radiator and the engine compartment, consists of a solid steel plate which
completely covers the underside portion of the frame where it arches over the steering roll. Air for the radiator, fan, and
engine is drawn in through the large openings in the top cover (3) of the steering roll.
157. Braces and Brackets
If braces or brackets become loose, damaged, brok en, or cracked, they must be removed and repaired.
Cut off the brace or bracket with a welding torch.
Clean and paint the weld.
Weld the breaks or cracks in the bracket or brace; replace if badly damaged.
Make sure that the new bracket or brace fits snugly in its proper place.
Secure the bracket or brace in its mounting place with clamps and tack-weld to the frame.
Remove the clamps and weld the bracket or brace to the frame.
Clean and paint the weld and check for proper alinement.
158. Compression Roll Housing
a. General. The compression roll housing (23) is of all-welded construction and is attached to the frame by screws
(7), lockwashers (6), and plain washers (5). The sprinkler tank is welded to the housing, and the fuel tank is strap
mounted to the sprinkler tank.
Disconnect all linkages and wiring on the bottom part of the compression roll housing assembly. Tag all
linkages and wires to facilitate installation; make sure that the tags are attached securely to all linkages
Drain the fuel tank and disconnect the file line from the fuel tank.
Drain the sprinkler tank and disconnect the sprinkler hoses. Remove the sprinkler tank caps (1).
Unscrew and remove the long mounting screws (17), lockwashers (16), and plain washers (15) attaching
the lifting hooks (21) to the compression roll housing (23) and roller frame.
Unscrew and remove the short screws (18), lockwashers (19), and plain washers (20) attaching the lifting
hooks (21) to the compression roll housing (23) and roller frame.