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ASSEMBLY OF SWIVEL JAW AND SWIVEL
Using service tool no. E545 fit dirt excluder (143) followed by swivel dirt seal (144) onto bottom swivel
Tap swivel bearing cone (145A) into position on bottom swivel (142).
Check swivel / axle casing studs (141) in bottom swivel (142) for misalignment and tightness
If required tighten to TD183/1.. Fit bottom swivel assembly into swivel jaw taking care not to damage
dirt seals (144) in the process.
Fully impregnate swivel jaw felt (84) by soaking in clean gear oil.
Fit felt retaining ring (85) and position felt assembly on outside diameter of swivel bush (75) which
projects on inside of swivel jaw (71).
Check swivel / axle casing studs (141) in top swivel (74) for misalignment and tightness
If required tighten to TD183/1.. With top swivel (74) at 90° to bottom swivel (142) feed top swivel
assembly into position in swivel jaw (71).
Ensure that top swivel (74) rotates freely.
Place two 1/8 " thick packing pieces between top and bottom swivels (74 & 142) to keep them apart.
Fit a 1/2 " - UNF eye bolt into a top cap bolt hole as shown in fig.no. 26.
This is for handling purposes.
Oil protection sleeve E422
Fig No 26
Lightly brush swivel stub oil seal lips (100) with clean gear oil.
Fit oil seal protection sleeve (tool no. E422) on to end of outer drive shaft (102).
Feed swivel assembly carefully into position on axle casing.
Remove oil seal protection sleeve when swivel assembly is in position.
Fit locknuts (113) to secure steering head assembly. Apply Loctite ` Nutlock 242' to swivel / axle casing
setscrew threads (110) and fit in position.
Tighten nuts (113) and setscrew (110) to 162 - 178 lbs. ft. (220 - 241 Nm).
Remove packing pieces between top and bottom swivels and eye bolt from top cap bolt hole.
Refit thrust button (77) into top cap (78).
Place shim pack (76) and top cap (78) into position on swivel jaw (71) and secure with top cap
setscrews (80) and washers (79) then tighten setscrews to 72 - 80 lbs. ft. (98 - 109 Nm).
If new shims are to be used fit a nominal shim pack of 0.050 " (1.27 mm)
Manual No. 1785 Issue A
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