FUEL TANK (RIGHT) REPLACEMENT (Sheet 6 of 15)
20. Using 1/2 inch socket, or 1/2 inch wrench,
remove four screws and washers (AH) securing
mount (AJ) and bracket (AK) to hull.
Fuel tank is fabricated of aluminum
and is therefore subject to damage
from sharp objects. Use utmost care
during handling. Do not force fuel
tank with poles or bars as damage
several fuel tank openings may be
exposed. Close these openings to
prevent entry of foreign matter.
21. Using three persons, pivot fuel tank toward
center of hull while slowly moving fuel tank
rearward until rear end of fuel tank clears curve
Flat lower front section of fuel tank must be held horizontal while under turret floor to avoid binding.
Go on to Sheet 7 TA130504