10-105. C PILLAR REINFORCEMENT BRACKETS INSTALLATION
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Two brackets (Appendix D, Fig. D-89)
Two locknuts (Appendix G, Item 95)
Soft top removed as required (TM 9-2320-280-10).
Eight rivets (Appendix G, Item 200)
l The following procedure can be performed to prevent fatigue
cracking of the C pillar mount brackets. Installation is at
s For instructions on replacement of rivets, refer to para. 10-66.
Using 0.187-inch drill bit, remove rivet (5) from wheelhousing (4).
Scribe two reference lines (3) on C pillar (2).
Align reinforcement bracket (1) with reference lines (3) on C pillar (2).
Scribe hole location (5) on wheelhousing (4) onto reinforcement bracket (1).
Using reinforcement bracket as template, drill four 0.187-inch diameter holes through reinforcement
bracket (1) and C pillar (2). Remove bracket (1).
Using 0.281-inch drill bit, enlarge hole (5) in wheelhousing (4).
Using hole location marked in step 4, drill 0.281-inch diameter hole in reinforcement bracket (1).
Spot paint reinforcement bracket (refer to TM 43-0139).