2-14. COUPLING DOLLY SET WITH SHELTER TO TOWING VEHICLE (Cont).
Method 2. Applies only to M832 SN J089-001 thru 159 and JO1 7-160 thru 350
l Raise shelter into position, making sure support struts are locked in place.
l Add or release air in air springs to aline shock absorber with markings. Do not exceed 180 psi (1 103
Release handbrakes (para 2-2).
Check operation of lights and brakes
2-15. TOWING DOLLY SET WITH SHELTER.
Refer to FM 21-305 for further information on safe driving practices.
a. Driving. Keep in mind overall length of towing vehicle and dolly set when passing other vehicles,
turning, and backing.
b. Turning. When turning comers, remember that dolly set wheels turn inside turning radius of towing
vehicle. Make right turn by driving towing vehicle approximately halfway into intersection and then cutting sharply to
the right. This will keep dolly set wheels off the curb. Keep vehicle close enough to edge of road to prevent following
vehicles from attempting to pass on right.
c. Stopping. During normal operation, stepping on brake pedal will stop both towing vehicle and dolly
set. Apply brakes gradually and smoothly.
d. Parking. When parking for extended periods, both towing vehicle and dolly set handbrakes should be
(1) Have an assistant guide you while backing. Adjust rearview mirrors before backing.
(2) When towing vehicle and dolly set are in straight line, rear of dolly set will move opposite to
direction front towing vehicle wheels are turned. When towing vehicle wheels are turned to right, rear of dolly set will
move to left. When towing vehicle wheels are turned to left, rear of dolly set will move to right.
(3) To decrease angle of turn, gradually turn towing vehicle wheels in direction dolly set is turning.
This will gradually decrease angle until towing vehicle and dolly set are in straight line.
2-16. UNCOUPLING DOLLY SET WITH SHELTER FROM TOWING VEHICLE.
Apply handbrakes (para 2-2).
b. Close air valves on towing vehicle, open
draincock on dolly set air tank reservior, and disconnect
emergency and service air hoses (1). Install emergency
and service air hoses to dummy couplings on drawbar.