Section I. GENERAL INFORMATION
Type of Manual. This manual contains maintenance instructions, at the
direct support and general support levels, for the D7G Tractor.
Model Numbers and Equipment Names. D7G Tractor, Full Tracked, Low speed:
Diesel Engine-Driven, Medium-Drawbar Pull. Equipped with rollover protective
structure (ROPS) and Semi-U (straight) tilt type blade. Available in four
ripper and winterized cab
winch and winterized cab
Purpose of Equipment.
and for clearing land of small trees and brush.
(1) Tractors equipped with ripper are designed for dozing and also for ripping
soil, rocks, asphalt, and concrete.
(2) Tractors equipped with winch are designed for dozing and also for all
types of winching operations.
1-2. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS
Department of the Army forms and procedures used for equipment maintenance will be
those prescribed by DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
1-3. EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT REPORT AND MAINTENANCE DIGEST (EIR MD)
The quarterly Equipment Improvement Report and Maintenance Digest, TB 43-0001-39
series, contains valuable information on the equipment covered in this manual. The
information in the TB 43-0001-39 series is compiled from some of the Equipment
Improvement Reports that you prepared on the vehicles covered in this manual. Many
of these articles result from comments, suggestions, and improvement recommendations
that you submitted to the EIR program. The TB 43-0001-39 series contains
information on equipment improvements, minor alterations, proposed Modification Work
Orders (MWO's), warranties (if applicable), actions taken on some of your DA Forms
2028-2 (Recommended Changes to Publications), and advance information on proposed
changes that may affect this manual. The information will help you in doing your
job better and will help in keeping you advised of the latest changes to this
manual. Also refer to DA PAM 25-30 Consolidated Index of Army Publications and
Blank Forms, and Appendix A, References of this manual.