M978 Tanker Maintenance Instructions (Cont)
Do not tear or otherwise damage coupling gaskets
during installation. If coupling gaskets are
damaged, piping connection will leak.
Do not pinch or pull coupling gaskets off-center
while installing coupling halves. If coupling
gaskets are damaged or moved out of position,
piping connections will leak.
There are two types of handles. The newest type of handle
Install coupling gaskets (1 and 2) on pipes (3 and 4).
Hold V3 suction line valve (5) in place and position
coupling gaskets (1 and 2) over connections of valve
and pipes (3 and 4).
Hold V3 suction line valve (5) in place
and install two coupling halves (6) on
coupling gasket (1) with two screws (7)
and nuts (8).