PYLON RACK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION
a. Wipe pylon rack and mounting area with a clean rag.
a. Check pylon rack and mounting area for cracks. (para 16.1).
b. Check pylon hollow pin for damage (para 16.1).
c. Check mounting area around pivot point (para 16.1).
d. Check bonding cable for fraying and /or cuts. No more than 25 percent of original cable can be frayed or
e. Check bonding cable for damaged or missing heat shrink between terminal ends and sleeve. None
allowed. Install or replace heat shrink (TM 55-1500-323-24).
f. Check pylon rack and mounting area for corrosion (para 1.49).
g. Check pylon rack inserts, bushings, and bearings for visible damage (para 16.1).
h. Check connectors P511, P512, and P513 for backshell screw torques. Torque should be 8 INCH-
POUNDS. Use torque wrench.
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