of the rear gravel deflector is provided in the supporting brackets
attached to the bumper bar support
bolts so the deflector can always be brought into proper alignment with
CHASSIS SHEET METAL
end sheet metal assembly on conventional trucks is attached to the radiator
support at the front and to the running boards and cowl at the rear.
radiator support is attached to the frame front cross member by two bolts through a
rubber mounting. This method
of mounting prevents frame distortions being transmitted to the front
end sheet metal assembly when
passing over rough or uneven roads.
Front Fender Removal
1. Raise the hood.
2. Disconnect electrical wiring at the junction
3. Remove bolts attaching fender to running
4. Remove bolts attaching fender and fender
5. Remove bolts attaching fender to radiator
grille. The fender may now be
removed from the truck.
Replacement of the fender is the
reverse of the foregoing operations.
FRONT END SHEET METAL UNIT
all front end sheet metal, including both fenders, radiator core, support, etc.,
to facilitate engine
removal or major repair work on the front end of the truck, proceed
1. Remove the hood and radiator brace
2. Drain the radiator and disconnect all hose
3. Disconnect electrical wiring at the junction
block on each
4. Remove fender to running board bolts, and
the fender to cowl bolts on
5. Remove front bumper.
6. Remove the radiator support to frame front
7. Slide the front end sheet metal assembly
forward until the fan shroud (on 1-1/2-ton models only) clears the fan blades, then lift the
assembly off the