1-5. ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
Storage information is given in TM 740-90-1, Administrative Storage.
Section II EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-6. PURPOSE OF EQUIPMENT.
Used for on-road line hauling of loads up to a gross vehicle weight rating of 50,000 Ibs
(22,680 Kg), 30,000 Ibs (13,608 Kg) on fifth wheel.
Used for transporting light equipment, both on and off the road, up to a gross vehicle
weight rating of 56,000 Ibs (25,402 Kg), 28,000 Ibs (12,700 Kg) on fifth wheel.
A heavy-duty, 20-ton dump truck used to haul aggregate and similar materials. Capable
of operating both on and off the road, up to a gross vehicle weight rating of 75,000 Ibs.
Hauls 15.2 cu yds (11.62 cu m) heaped, and 19.6 cu yds (14.98 cu m) with 12 inch
Used with a mounted bituminous distributor to spread 375 gallons (1,419.52 liters) of
bitumen per minute at a road speed of 1.5 miles per hour (2.41 K/H).
Used with a mounted concrete mixer to mix and spread concrete at a maximum rate
of 40 cu ft per minute. Can transport sufficient cement, sand, coarse aggregate and
water to mix 8 cu yds (6.12 cu m) on-site.
Used to transport medium equipment both on and off the road, up to a gross vehicle
rating of 75,000 Ibs (34,020 Kg), 40,000 Ibs (18,144 Kg) on fifth wheel.
1-7. CAPABILITIES AND FEATURES.
Interchangeable frame components (Exception: Frames for Types II and III chassis have
an added 3/8-inch outer channel.)
Commercial-type replacement parts for entire vehicle, available through national net-
work of dealers and vendors.
Commercial operating components that require no special maintenance procedures and
a minimum of special tools:
Six-cylinder, in-line, four-stroke, four-cycle turbocharged diesel engine.
Semi-automatic, centrifugal clutch transmission with 16 forward and 2 reverse
Transfer case for front wheel drive (M916 thru M920).
Pusher axle for weight distribution (M917, M919, and M920).
Rear tandem axle.
Power Takeoff (PTO) for power to drive accessories (M916 thru M920).
Winch (M916 and M920).