Figure 5-4. Lifting Generator Set.
When lifting generator set, use lifting equipment with a minimum lifting capa-
city of 5000 lb. Do not stand under generator while it is being lifted. Do not
permit generator set to swing. Failure to observe these precautions can cause
injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
(1) Attach lifting equipment with a minimum lifting capacity of 5000 lb (1, figure 5-4) to lifting
eyes (2) on top edges of generator set (3). Insert a rope (4) through each of four tiedown
rings (5) on generator set.
(2) With one person at each rope to steady and guide generator set (3), lift generator set and
carefully lower it onto trailer.
Two center mounting screws on each side can be reached through cutouts in
trailer frame under each fender. The two shorter mounting screws (5, figure
5-3) are installed at the front corner positions.
(3) Insert six screws (4, figure 5-3) and two screws (5) with beveled washers (6) down
through generator set skids into trailer.
(4) Working under trailer install one Iockwasher (7) and one nut (8) on each screw (4)