4-862 Change 3
Keep vehicle engine running. Settling
vehicle will take up some slack in track.
AB Start vehicle engine (TM 5-2350-262-10),
and place steer selector in CB mode. Advance
track (1) over No. 1 roadwheel (2) by turning
steering wheel in opposite direction of
disconnected track. Shift transmission to first
gear, and slowly advance end of track (1) over
No. 1 roadwheel (2) until track (1) is over No.
1 roadwheel (2), and in very close relation to
other end track (1). Block track (1) (p 2-28).
AC Tie both ends of track (1) together with a
section of rope. Pull ends of track (1) together
as close as possible.
AD Unblock track (p 2-28). Drive vehicle rearward
until both ends of track (1) are midway between
ground and drive sprocket (3).
AE Connect two track connecting fixtures to ends
of track (1). Remove rope
AF Tighten track connecting fixtures until ends of
track (1) mesh. Insert driftpin to connect track