CONNECTING TO TOWED VEHICLE - Continued
If towed vehicle is not equipped with front towing eyes, ensure the distance from
the front bumper of the towed vehicle to the bumpers on the fifth wheel towing
device is approximately 12 in. (305 mm) and front tires are firmly placed against
tire stops. Distance can be adjusted by extending or retracting both boom
Figure 48. Towing Configuration
If U-bolts are not present, use rubber pads between crossmember and boom.
14. Position rubber blocks (16) between towed vehicle U-bolts (17) and boom.
15. Using remote control or hydraulic valve lever controls, BOOM EXTEND to raise boom
assembly until blocks touch U-bolts.
Figure 49. Pad Location