ARMY TM 5-5420-212-23
MARINE CORPS TM 08676A-23/3
PUSH BARS SHORT, LONG, END FITTINGS
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's, Automotive (GMTK) (1, Appendix B, Section III)
Standard C-clamps, 8 inch (8, Appendix B, Section III)
Shop Equipment, Supplemental No.1 (3, Appendix B, Section III)
Shop Equipment, Common No.1 (2, Appendix B, Section III)
Pre-Treatment Primer, (14, Appendix C)
Primer Paint, (15, Appendix C)
Finish Paint, (16,17, Appendix C)
Push bar removed from truck or pallet and placed on raised, flat surface.
Thoroughly clean push bar, making sure that all foreign matter is removed.
Remove any flaking paint.
Carry out a thorough visual inspection to determine the extent of damage.
Check for cracked or distorted blocks, plates and cracked welds.
Wear protective eye goggles when chipping or grinding. Failure to do so can result in eye
injuries and loss of sight.
Push bar, short.
Remove push bar link (para. 2-24).
Remove damaged blocks (1) and/or plates (2), (4) or (5) by grinding or chipping off welds, taking
care not to damage parent metal.