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shall be located in the cab and shall be of the interrupted cycle, deadman type. The speed of the
engine shall be controlled automatically for proper operation of the body hydraulic system. A
neutral interlock shall be installed to prevent advancing the throttle from the body controls unless
the vehicle automatic transmission is in neutral.
3.5.6 Lubrication. All moving parts of the vehicle normally requiring lubrication shall be
provided with a means for lubricating. Pressure grease fittings shall be of the hydraulic type
with a surface check ball.
3.6 Servicing and adjusting. Prior to acceptance of the vehicle by the Government the
contractor shall service and adjust each vehicle for operational use, including at least the
following: alinement of lights; adjustment of the engine and brake systems; filling and charging
of the battery; alinement of front wheels; inflation of all tires; complete lubrication of the chassis
engine, and running gear with grades of lubricants recommended for the ambient air temperature
at the delivery point; servicing of cooling system with a solution of ethylene glycol type
antifreeze and water in equal parts by volume; and servicing of windshield washer reservoir with
water and appropriate additives.
3.7 Workmanship. Defective parts and assemblies which have been repaired or modified
to overcome deficiencies shall not be furnished. All workmanship on the vehicle chassis-cab and
on the body shall be in accordance with the highest standards of the vehicle and body
manufacturing industries.
3.7.1 Metal fabrication. Metal used in the fabrication of the vehicle shall be free from
kinks and sharp bends. The straightening of material shall be done by methods that will not
cause injury to the metal. Shearing and cutting shall be done neatly and accurately in accordance
with the standards specified in 3.7. Corners shall be square and true. All bends of a major
character shall be made in a manner to insure uniformity of size and shape.
3.7.2 Bolted connections. Washers and lockwashers shall be provided and all bolts, nuts,
and screws shall be tight. Bolt holes shall be accurately punched or drilled and shall be
3.7.3 Welding. The surfaces of parts to be welded shall be free from rust, paint, grease,
and other foreign matter. Welds shall transmit stress without permanent deformation or failures
when the parts connected by the welds are subjected to proof and service loadings.

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