INTERIOR CABINET INSTALLATION GUIDELINES
Section I. INTRODUCTION
This appendix provides guidelines for installation and mounting of storage cabinets, workbenches, or desks in
A. Various civilian companies will assist units with prefabricated storage systems. These companies will do an
on cite survey looking at what you intend to store and transport and will provide you with various solutions
depending on the units intended use of the M129A4 Semitrailer. They will provide units with a written
estimate for the storage system and perform installation if required.
B. This procedure was written to provide assistance to the individuals performing cabinet installations in the
M129A4 Semitrailer or a replacement van body. Instructions should be read in their entirety, prior to pro-
ceeding with the cabinet installation effort.
A. PLANNING STAGE
1. Determine which cabinets, workbenches, or desks are to be installed into a particular semitrailer body.
Ensure sufficient space is available.
2. Leave 1 foot (.3048 M) of free space be left open from the front wall of the trailer, for ventilation purposes.
3. Leave 2 feet (.6096 M) of free space be left from the rear wall, for access to the ventilation fan and electric
panels. Additional wall or ceiling space may be needed to accommodate heating/air conditioning ductwork,
(if installed). It is generally easier to install cabinets, if the same brand name of cabinets is used for an entire
Minimum 2 feet of free space
Minimum of 1 foot of free space
Spacers (when needed)
Do not drill through the M129A4 semitrailer's side walls or floor. Restrict drilling
and fasteners to the tapping plates and inner wall only.