Section I. GENERAL PREPARATION OF TRUCK FOR SHIPMENT
a. This section provides instructions on preserving and otherwise protecting CUCV Series
trucks in preparation for shipment.
b. Protection for trucks and accompanying equipment must be sufficient to protect the
materiel against deterioration and physical damage.
Dry cleaning solvent P-D-680 is toxic and flammable. Always wear
protective goggles and gloves and use only in a well-ventilated area. Avoid
contact with skin, eyes, and clothes and DO NOT breathe vapors, DO NOT
use near open flame or excessive heat. The solvents flash point is
100°F-138°F (38°C-59°C). If you become dizzy while using cleaning
solvent, immediately get fresh air and medical help. If solvent contacts
eyes, immediately wash your eyes with water and get medical aid.
Do not use liquids under pressure for cleaning interior of truck.
Prior to application of preservatives, surfaces must be cleaned to
ensure removal of corrosion, soil, grease, or other acid and alkali
a. Interior of Truck. Remove all dirt and other foreign matter from all painted metal
surfaces of the truck by scrubbing with cloths soaked in dry cleaning solvent (Item 15, Appendix C).
DO NOT apply solvent to electrical equipment, vinyl, or rubber parts of any nature. Notify your
supervisor for cleaning of electrical equipment. Use warm water and mild soap for cleaning vinyl. Dry
vinyl thoroughly. Apply preservative compound (Item 38, Appendix C) to vinyl and rubber.
b. Exterior of Truck. Clean exterior surfaces of the truck to ensure removal of all dirt and
foreign matter. After cleaning, immediately dry parts to remove excess cleaning solutions or residual
moisture. Let parts air dry or wipe with clean, dry, lint-free cloths. (See MIL P-116).