but not more than 4 inches forward, of the rearmost part of the vehicle. Two trailer safety chain
attachment devices, one adjacent to each side of the pintle, shall be provided. Each attachment
device shall provide an ultimate strength at least equal to the GVW of the truck furnished. The
attachment devices shall be capable of accommodating a standard grab hook (2-3/16 inches
wide, 47/64 inch thick and 31/64-inch throat width) for a 3/8-inch chain. The lighting receptacle,
conforming to SAE J560 with its conductors connected and color-coded as specified therein,
shall be mounted in a readily accessible location near the pintle.
* 220.127.116.11 Drain plugs. Drain plugs installed in the manual transmission and in the rear axle
shall be of the permanent magnet type.
* 18.104.22.168 Silicone brake fluid. When specified (see 6.2), and if available as the manufacturer's
standard or optional brake fluid, brake fluid conforming to MIL-B-46176 shall be provided in the
hydraulic brake system. A tag shall be placed near the master cylinder stating "CAUTION:
USE SILICONE BRAKE FLUID ONLY, MIL-B-46176."
* 22.214.171.124 Hydraulic fluid identification plate. A corrosion resistant metal identification plate
shall be installed near the dump system hydraulic fluid filler cap and shall identify the type of
hydraulic fluid to be used.
3.2 General design.
3.2.1 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. The vehicle and furnished accessories shall
comply with all Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards in effect on the date of manufacture.
3.2.2 Air pollution control. The vehicle shall comply with the EPA Regulations governing
Control of Air Pollution from New Motor Vehicles and New Motor Vehicle Engines in effect on
the date of manufacture. In addition, vehicles destined for California shall comply with State of
California regulations governing air pollution control in effect on the date of manufacture.
3.2.3 Sound level. The interior sound level shall conform to Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Regulation 393.94. The vehicle exterior sound level shall conform to the EPA Noise Emission
Standards for Transportation Equipment, Medium and Heavy Trucks.
3.2.4 Curb weight. The curb weight shall include the weight of the chassis and cab, with all
attachments, accessories and equipment; the body; and a full complement of fuel, lubricants and