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Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from the coupler with a 1-1/8" and 13/16" wrench. Unthread the high-pressure gland from the coupler. Unthread the collet from the swivel shaft.
  • Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from the coupler with a 1-1/8" and 13/16" wrench.

  • Unthread the high-pressure gland from the coupler.

  • Unthread the collet from the swivel shaft.

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Remove the high-pressure gland from the swivel shaft. Clean the high-pressure gland and the collet of all Blue Goop. Loosen the high-pressure gland from the seal half of the swivel housing with a 13/16" wrench.
  • Remove the high-pressure gland from the swivel shaft.

  • Clean the high-pressure gland and the collet of all Blue Goop.

  • Loosen the high-pressure gland from the seal half of the swivel housing with a 13/16" wrench.

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Unthread the high-pressure gland from the seal half of the swivel housing. Clean the high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop. Loosen the bearing half from the seal half of the swivel housing with an adjustable wrench and a 1-1/8" wrench.
  • Unthread the high-pressure gland from the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Clean the high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop.

  • Loosen the bearing half from the seal half of the swivel housing with an adjustable wrench and a 1-1/8" wrench.

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Unthread the bearing half from the seal half of the swivel housing. Pull the swivel shaft out of the back-up bearing. Remove the thrust bearing and the thrust washers from the swivel shaft.
  • Unthread the bearing half from the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Pull the swivel shaft out of the back-up bearing.

  • Remove the thrust bearing and the thrust washers from the swivel shaft.

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Remove the O-ring from the groove of the swivel shaft. Clean the swivel shaft of all lithium grease and Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or similar cleaning agent. Remove the O-ring from the outside groove of the bearing half of the swivel housing.
  • Remove the O-ring from the groove of the swivel shaft.

  • Clean the swivel shaft of all lithium grease and Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or similar cleaning agent.

  • Remove the O-ring from the outside groove of the bearing half of the swivel housing.

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Remove the metal capped wiper from the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing with a pick. Do not scratch or damage the bearing half of the swivel housing with the pick. Use a .450" gauge pin to press the swivel bearing out of the bearing half of the swivel housing.
  • Remove the metal capped wiper from the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing with a pick.

    • Do not scratch or damage the bearing half of the swivel housing with the pick.

  • Use a .450" gauge pin to press the swivel bearing out of the bearing half of the swivel housing.

  • Clean the bearing half of the swivel housing with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

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Remove the bearing back-up from the seal half of the swivel housing. Remove the O-ring from the seal half of the swivel housing. Use a pick to remove the high-pressure seal inside the seal half of the swivel housing.
  • Remove the bearing back-up from the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Remove the O-ring from the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Use a pick to remove the high-pressure seal inside the seal half of the swivel housing.

    • Do not scratch or damage the ID of the seal half of the swivel housing with the pick.

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Clean the seal half of the swivel housing of all blue goop with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent. Apply a layer of high vacuum grease into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing. Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the high-pressure seal.
  • Clean the seal half of the swivel housing of all blue goop with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

  • Apply a layer of high vacuum grease into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the high-pressure seal.

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Put the high-pressure seal (O-ring side first) into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing. Apply a layer of O-ring lube to the medium sized O-ring. Put the O-ring onto the threads of the seal half of the swivel housing and push to the base of the seal half.
  • Put the high-pressure seal (O-ring side first) into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Apply a layer of O-ring lube to the medium sized O-ring.

  • Put the O-ring onto the threads of the seal half of the swivel housing and push to the base of the seal half.

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Apply blue goop to the external threads on the seal half of the swivel housing. Put the new back-up bearing (with cupped side down) on top of the seal half of the swivel housing. Apply O-ring lube to the smallest O-ring.
  • Apply blue goop to the external threads on the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Put the new back-up bearing (with cupped side down) on top of the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Apply O-ring lube to the smallest O-ring.

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Put the smallest O-ring onto the swivel shaft groove. Apply a layer of lithium grease to the base of the swivel shaft. Slide the first thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.
  • Put the smallest O-ring onto the swivel shaft groove.

  • Apply a layer of lithium grease to the base of the swivel shaft.

  • Slide the first thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.

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Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer. Slide the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft. Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the thrust bearing.
  • Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer.

  • Slide the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft.

  • Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the thrust bearing.

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Slide the second thrust washer onto the swivel shaft. Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the second thrust washer. Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the non-threaded side of the swivel shaft.
  • Slide the second thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.

  • Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the second thrust washer.

  • Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the non-threaded side of the swivel shaft.

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Put the short end of the swivel shaft into the back-up bearing. Put the swivel bearing into the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing. Press the swivel bearing down into the cavity using a .575" gauge pin (if necessary, also use an arbor press).
  • Put the short end of the swivel shaft into the back-up bearing.

  • Put the swivel bearing into the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing.

  • Press the swivel bearing down into the cavity using a .575" gauge pin (if necessary, also use an arbor press).

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Make sure the swivel bearing is flush with the top of the cavity. Using an arbor press, press the metal cased wiper into the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing (with the rubber-side down). Using a .575" gauge pin, press wiper  down with an arbor press until wiper bottoms out
  • Make sure the swivel bearing is flush with the top of the cavity.

  • Using an arbor press, press the metal cased wiper into the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing (with the rubber-side down).

  • Using a .575" gauge pin, press wiper down with an arbor press until wiper bottoms out

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Make sure the wiper sits just below the top of the cavity. Put the seal half into the bearing half of the swivel housing. Thread the bearing half onto the seal half of the swivel housing.
  • Make sure the wiper sits just below the top of the cavity.

  • Put the seal half into the bearing half of the swivel housing.

  • Thread the bearing half onto the seal half of the swivel housing.

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Tighten the bearing half of the swivel housing using a 1-1/8" wrench and a large adjustable wrench on the seal half of the swivel housing. Roll the dust protecting O-ring over the bearing half of the assembly. Roll the dust protecting O-ring until it rests in the cavity of the swivel housing so it is covering the two small holes.
  • Tighten the bearing half of the swivel housing using a 1-1/8" wrench and a large adjustable wrench on the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Roll the dust protecting O-ring over the bearing half of the assembly.

  • Roll the dust protecting O-ring until it rests in the cavity of the swivel housing so it is covering the two small holes.

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Apply Blue Goop to the threads of the swivel shaft. Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland threads. Put the high-pressure gland onto the swivel shaft with the threads up.
  • Apply Blue Goop to the threads of the swivel shaft.

  • Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland threads.

  • Put the high-pressure gland onto the swivel shaft with the threads up.

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Thread the 3/8" collet onto the swivel shaft. Apply Blue Goop to the threads of the high-pressure gland nut. Thread the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel housing.
  • Thread the 3/8" collet onto the swivel shaft.

  • Apply Blue Goop to the threads of the high-pressure gland nut.

  • Thread the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel housing.

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Tighten the high-pressure gland into the swivel housing with a 13/16" wrench.
  • Tighten the high-pressure gland into the swivel housing with a 13/16" wrench.

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Adam Dumas

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