Articulated frame steering system turns short,
has long wheel base for loading stability. Hinge point is mid-way
between front and rear axles, so rear wheels track the front.
All tires are traction type (L-2), nylon, tubeless,
20.5 x 25., and are rated at 12 ply.
Tires are inflated to 50
psi (3,45 kpa).
Sufficient clearance is provided to mount the L-2
type tires without removal of any components.
The loader has a 24 volt electrical starting
and lighting system with necessary fuses and circuit breakers.
All control switches are located on the dash within reach of the
The system has a negative ground circuit.
The loader is equipped with a Delco-Remy engine
driven alternator and compatible regulator self-contained. The
alternator is 24 volts with 50 amp rating.
The loader is equipped with waterproof gauges and
The gauges are illuminated by rear lighting and
identified on the instrument panel.
The following instruments
are on the panel:
Air pressure gauge - light (EMS system)
Service meter gauge
Engine oil pressure gauge
Water temperature gauge -
- light (EMS system)
light (EMS system)
Ammeter gauge - light (EMS system)
Torque converter oil temperature gauge - light (EMS system)
Two (2) 12 volt batteries are installed in series to
provide 24 volts for the starting system. Batteries are located
in the rear bumper on each side of the machine.
can be performed easily and quickly from ground level.
Oil Sampling Valves:
An oil sampling valve will be supplied on
the engine and transmission for use in the Army Oil Analysis
Samples should be taken IAW TB 43-0210.
markings above the valves identify the locations of the valve and
the component from which oil is being sampled.
The 2 1/2 cubic yard Scoop Loader is to
be used by engineer construction units equipped with Commercial
Construction Equipment (CCE).
This Scoop Loader will be used to
excavate and load consolidated earth, blast rock, loose or
decomposed rock, sand, aggregate and loose.. soil from stock piles
into dump trucks, concrete mobile mixers, hoppers and aggregate