Figure 5-4. Lifting Generator Set.
When lifting generator set, use lifting equipment with a minimum lifting capacity 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
(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 cleats (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 lockwasher (7) and one nut (8) on each screw (4) and (5).
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