· A Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) has been implemented on selected D7G Tractors. The major differ-
ences between a non-SLEP and SLEP tractor are as follows:
A non-SLEP tractor is equipped with a folded core radiator and a fixed engine cooling fan.
A SLEP tractor is equipped with a modular radiator and a reversible engine cooling fan.
· Information in this manual covers both non-SLEP and SLEP tractors.
Type of Manual. This manual is for use in performing Field Maintenance on the Model D7G Tractor.
Equipment Name and Model Number. Tractor, Full Tracked, Low Speed: Diesel Engine Driven, Medium Drawbar
Pull, Caterpillar Model D7G.
Tractor with Ripper NSN 2410-01-223-0350 (EIC: EAZ)
Tractor with Winch NSN 2410-01-223-7261 (EIC: EBM)
Tractor with Ripper and Winterized Cab NSN 2410-01-253-2118
Tractor with Winch and Winterized Cab NSN 2410-01-253-2117 (EIC: EBV)
Purpose of Equipment.
The D7G Tractor is used to doze soil and rocks and for clearing land of small trees and brush.
Tractors equipped with rear-mounted rippers are designed for dozing and also used for ripping soil, rocks, asphalt and
Tractors with rear-mounted winches are designed for dozing and are also equipped for all types of winching opera-
When equipped with a Mine Clearing/Armor Protection (MCAP) Kit, the tractor is capable of clearing both surface-
laid and buried anti-tank (AT) and anti-personnel (AP) land mines, to a depth of 12 in. (30.5 cm) each pass.
MAINTENANCE FORMS, RECORDS, AND REPORTS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for the equipment will be those prescribed by DA Pam 738-750,
Functional User's Manual for the Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS), as contained in the Maintenance Man-
REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIRS)
If your machine needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can tell us what you
don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an SF Form 368, Prod-
uct Quality Deficiency Report. Mail it to us at: Commander, U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN:
AMSTA-AC-NML, Rock Island, Illinois 61299-7630. We'll send you a reply.