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Image 1/3: Unthread the high-pressure gland from the coupler. Image 2/3: Unthread the collet from the swivel shaft. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Clean the high-pressure gland and the collet of all Blue Goop. Image 2/3: Loosen the high-pressure gland from the seal half of the swivel housing with a 13/16" wrench. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Clean the high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop. Image 2/3: Loosen the bearing half from the seal half of the swivel housing with an adjustable wrench and a 1-1/8" wrench. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Pull the swivel shaft out of the back-up bearing. Image 2/3: Remove the thrust bearing and the thrust washers from the swivel shaft. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Clean the swivel shaft of all lithium grease and Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or similar cleaning agent. Image 2/3: Remove the O-ring from the outside groove of the bearing half of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Do not scratch or damage the bearing half of the swivel housing with the pick. Image 2/3: Use a .450" gauge pin to press the swivel bearing out of the bearing half of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Clean the bearing half of the swivel housing with isopropyl alcohol or a  similar cleaning agent.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Remove the O-ring from the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Use a pick to remove the high-pressure seal inside the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Do not scratch or damage the ID of the seal half of the swivel housing with the pick.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Apply a layer of high vacuum grease into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the high-pressure seal. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Apply a layer of O-ring lube to the medium sized O-ring. Image 2/3: Put the O-ring onto the threads of the seal half of the swivel housing and push to the base of the seal half. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Put the new back-up bearing (with cupped side down) on top of the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Apply O-ring lube to the smallest O-ring. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Apply a layer of lithium grease to the base of the swivel shaft. Image 2/3: Slide the first thrust washer onto the swivel shaft. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Slide the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft. Image 2/3: Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the thrust bearing. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Apply a layer of lithium grease to the top of the second thrust washer. Image 2/3: Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the non-threaded side of the swivel shaft. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Put the swivel bearing into the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Press the swivel bearing down into the cavity using a .575" gauge pin (if necessary, also use an arbor press). Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: 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). Image 2/3: Using a .575" gauge pin, press wiper  down with an arbor press until wiper bottoms out Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Put the seal half into the bearing half of the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Thread the bearing half onto the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Roll the dust protecting O-ring over the bearing half of the assembly. Image 2/3: Roll the dust protecting O-ring until it rests in the cavity of the swivel housing so it is covering the two small holes. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland threads. Image 2/3: Put the high-pressure gland onto the swivel shaft with the threads up. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Apply Blue Goop to the threads of the high-pressure gland nut. Image 2/3: Thread the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel housing. Image 3/3: 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.

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