CARGO BED COVER (CBC), TYPE IV, 5 T CARGO TRUCK, MTV, AND MTV TRAILER
LOWERING THE CBC ONTO THE VEHICLE BED
Once the mounting plate assembly (1) has been completely installed on the bottom of the Cargo Bed
Cover (2), the CBC can be carefully lowered onto the vehicle bed (3).
It is important to ensure that the CBC and mounting plate combination is
level when lowered into position on the vehicle bed or the tie down post
assemblies may bind as they are lowered into the vehicle bed pockets.
Since the weight of the CBC is not distributed evenly, the CBC may tilt
toward the rear when lifted with the hoisting sling. To compensate for this
condition and to ensure that the CBC is level, additional weight such as
two 50 pound sandbags or other weight should be placed toward the
front edge of the roof.
To secure the CBC and mounting plate combination to the vehicle bed of the MTV, lift the CBC (currently
supported by blocks), using the hoisting sling (4) and slowly lower it into position on the bed (3) of the
MTV. Be sure that the CBC is level as it is suspended in the air.
Align the four tiedown post assemblies (5) into the four corresponding pockets (6) in the vehicle bed (3).
Once all four tiedown posts (5) are engaged in the pockets (6) in the vehicle bed (3), lower the CBC all
the way to the surface of the vehicle bed.
Do not secure the tiedown post assemblies at this time.