Spicer Speciality Axle Division - Technical Publications
REFITTING DRIVE HEAD INTO AXLE
Note :- Part Nos. marked thus * refer to FH55
Fit U.J. oil seal housing lockscrews (114*) and tighten to 72 - 80 lbs. ft. (98 - 108 Nm.)
then fit U.J. oil seal housing locknuts and tighten to secure.
Place two 1/8 " thick packing pieces between top and bottom swivels (74 & 142*) to keep
Fit oil seal protection sleeve (tool no. E422 ) onto end of drive shaft (102*)
then feed swivel / hub unit into position on axle casing. Remove oil seal protection
sleeve (tool no. E422).
Fit locknuts (113*) then apply loctite "nutlock 242" to axle casing setscrew threads (110*)
and fit into position . Tighten nuts to 190 - 210lbs.ft. (258 - 285Nm.) and setscrews
to 169 - 187lbs.ft.(229 -254 Nm.).
Remove packing pieces and eye bolt then refit top cap setscrew and washer tighten
setscrews to 72 - 80lbs.ft. (98 - 108 Nm.).
Refit sun gear spacer (60*), sun gear (61*) and circlip (62*).
Replace planet carrier "O ring" (64*) and fit planet carrier into position.securing with
setscrews and washers (65 & 66*).
Reconnect slack adjuster to air cylinder push rod in its original position.
Reconnect ball socket assembly to bottom steering lever, fit ball socket washer and nut.
Then tighten nut to 100 lbs.ft.(136Nm.).
Ball pin and ball pin tapers in bottom steering lever must be clean, dry and
free from oil prior to assembly.
Fit ball pin split pin to secure ball socket assembly.
if split pin slot and hole do not line up ,adjust up to next slot.
IE :- minimum ball pin nit torque 100 lbs.ft
maximum ball pin nut torque 170 lbs. ft.
Repeat above operations for other hub end.
Manual No. 1785 Issue A
Spicer Speciality Axle Division