BREAK/JOIN TRACK Continued
Hammering on drive pin punch or track pin may deflect particles of metal or dirt into soldiers
eyes. To prevent eye damage, protection (goggles) is necessary.
Track pin threads are easily damaged. Do not force track pin. Tap track pin lightly with
If track is difficult to join, Break Procedure Step 7 can be repeated to release more track tension.
As track pin moves through track hole, track pin will push drift pin out ahead of it.
If track shoe was added or removed, install two track fixtures across place where track is to be connected. Install track
fixture on outside of track first. Use adjustable wrench.
Move ends of track together with crowbar.
Coat the track pin with oil or grease. Install a nut flush with one end of the pin.