THE TIRE AND RIM ASSOCIATION, INC.
(Application for copies of Tire and Rim Association publications should be addressed to The
Tire and Rim Association, Inc., 3200 W. Market Street, Akron, OH 44313.)
* (Non-Government standards and other publications are normally available from the
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* 2.3 Order of precedence. In the event of a conflict between the text of this document and the
references cited herein, the text of this document takes precedence. Nothing in this document,
however, supersedes applicable laws and regulations unless a specific exemption has been
* 3.1 Standard vehicle and accessories. Except as specified in 3.1.1 through 18.104.22.168, the
vehicle, components, assemblies, and accessories to be delivered under the contract shall be
standard or optional items, which meet or exceed the requirements of this specification. Except
as specified in 3.1.1 through 22.214.171.124, no removal, substitution or alteration of the chassis
manufacturer's standard or optional chassis model components shall be made. All chassis items
shall be as represented in the chassis manufacturer's technical data book. Special bodies or
mounted equipment shall be as represented in the body and equipment manufacturer's technical
data. Technical data shall be limited to specifications and technical material identical to that
furnished to the authorized company representatives for selection of vehicle models and
components, and shall be available to the engineering offices of the procuring activity, prior to
delivery of the items. The chassis model furnished shall be not older than the chassis
manufacturer's current model on the date of invitation for bids.
3.1.1 Special requirements. In addition to the standard vehicle and components specified in
3.1, the vehicle shall be furnished with special equipment as specified herein.
126.96.36.199 Painting and marking. Treatment, painting, marking and data plates shall be in
accordance with MIL-STD-1223. The exterior color and the identification markings shall be in
accordance with the requirements of MIL-STD-1223 for the military service identified by the
procuring activity (see 6.2).
188.8.131.52 Rustproofing. When specified (see 6.2), the vehicle shall be rustproofed in
accordance with FED-STD-297. When specified (see 6.2), tropical rustproofing in accordance
with FED-STD-297 shall be furnished.