B o d y (see
o f Dump
diameter of 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm).
cleaning will not be used.
a. Wash the interior of structures through drilled
access holes to remove mud, dirt, and rust. Use of a
14-3. Cleaning Procedures.
high pressure washer will facilitate this process. Observe
the water flushing through the rails to determine when it
b. Allow at least four hours for vehicle drying.
Additional drying time may be required if unfavorable
When cleaning, water may be discharged in
weather conditions exist. Compressed air may be used
excess of 1200 psi (8274 kPa) from high
to speed up the drying process.
pressure water equipment. Serious injury
c. Prime and paint those areas showing bare metal.
could result. Eye protection must be worn
Allow painted areas time to dry before rustproofing.
to prevent injury.
Figure 14-12. Bottom of Dump Body.