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Image 1/3: Unthread the high-pressure gland from the swivel nut. Image 2/3: Loosen high-pressure gland from base of swivel housing with a 1-1/8" and 5/8" wrench. Image 3/3: Loosen high-pressure gland from base of swivel housing with a 1-1/8" and 5/8" wrench.
  • Loosen high-pressure gland from swivel nut with a 5/8" and 11/16" wrench.

  • Unthread the high-pressure gland from the swivel nut.

  • Loosen high-pressure gland from base of swivel housing with a 1-1/8" and 5/8" wrench.

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Image 1/3: Loosen the bearing half of the swivel housing from the seal half of housing with two 1-1/8" wrenches. Image 2/3: Unthread the bearing half of the swivel housing from the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Unthread the bearing half of the swivel housing from the seal half of the swivel housing.
  • Unthread the high-pressure gland from the base of the swivel housing.

  • Loosen the bearing half of the swivel housing from the seal half of housing with two 1-1/8" wrenches.

  • Unthread the bearing half of the swivel housing from the seal half of the swivel housing.

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Image 1/3: Unthread the swivel nut from the swivel shaft. Image 2/3: Remove the thrust washers and the thrust bearing from the swivel shaft. Image 3/3: Remove the thrust washers and the thrust bearing from the swivel shaft.
  • Loosen the swivel nut from the swivel shaft with a 3/4" and 11/16" wrench.

  • Unthread the swivel nut from the swivel shaft.

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

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Image 1/3: Clean the swivel nut of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent. Image 2/3: Remove the wiper from the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with a pick. Image 3/3: Remove the wiper from the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with a pick.
  • Clean the swivel of all Blue Goop and lithium grease with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

  • Clean the swivel nut of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

  • Remove the wiper from the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with a pick.

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Image 1/3: Remove the O-ring from the outside of the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Remove the back-up bearing from the seal half of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: If the back-up sticks in the housing, thread included 4-40 x 1.25 SHCS in to the back-up to remove from the housing.
  • Clean all Blue Goop from the bearing half of the swivel housing with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

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

  • Remove the back-up bearing from the seal half of the swivel housing.

    • If the back-up sticks in the housing, thread included 4-40 x 1.25 SHCS in to the back-up to remove from the housing.

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Image 1/3: Be sure to not scratch the ID of the housing with a pick. Image 2/3: Clean the seal half of the swivel housing of all Blue Goop and any extra lubricants with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent. Image 3/3: Apply [http://www.accustream.com/all-products/11447.html|high vacuum grease] to the high-pressure seal.
  • Remove the high-pressure seal from the inside of the seal half of the swivel housing with a pick.

    • Be sure to not scratch the ID of the housing with a pick.

  • Clean the seal half of the swivel housing of all Blue Goop and any extra lubricants with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

  • Apply high vacuum grease to the high-pressure seal.

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Image 1/3: Place the back-up bearing into the seal half of the swivel housing with the small stepped end down. Image 2/3: Apply a layer of O-ring lube to the O-ring. Image 3/3: Apply a layer of O-ring lube to the O-ring.
  • Put high-pressure seal, with the O-ring first, into the bore of the seal half of the swivel housing using a dowel.

  • Place the back-up bearing into the seal half of the swivel housing with the small stepped end down.

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

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Image 1/3: Apply lithium grease to the base of the swivel shaft. Image 2/3: Place the first thrust washer onto the swivel shaft. Image 3/3: Place the first thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.
  • Place the O-ring onto the seal half of the swivel housing in the groove.

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

  • Place the first thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.

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Image 1/3: Place the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft. Image 2/3: Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust bearing. Image 3/3: Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust bearing.
  • Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer.

  • Place the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft.

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

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Image 1/3: Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer. Image 2/3: Put the wiper into the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with the tapered end down. Image 3/3: Put the wiper into the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with the tapered end down.
  • Put the second thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.

  • Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer.

  • Put the wiper into the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with the tapered end down.

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Image 1/3: Put swivel shaft ,threads first, through bottom (thread side) of bearing half of swivel housing Image 2/3: Thread swivel nut onto swivel shaft Image 3/3: Thread swivel nut onto swivel shaft
  • Apply Blue Goop to threads of swivel shaft

  • Put swivel shaft ,threads first, through bottom (thread side) of bearing half of swivel housing

  • Thread swivel nut onto swivel shaft

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Image 1/3: Apply Blue Goop to threads of bearing half of swivel housing Image 2/3: Apply high vacuum grease to stem of swivel shaft Image 3/3: Apply high vacuum grease to stem of swivel shaft
  • Tighten swivel nut to swivel shaft

  • Apply Blue Goop to threads of bearing half of swivel housing

  • Apply high vacuum grease to stem of swivel shaft

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Image 1/3: Tighten bearing half of swivel housing to seal half of swivel housing with two 1-1/8" wrenches. Image 2/3: Clean high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop. Image 3/3: Clean high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop.
  • Thread bearing half of swivel housing into seal half of swivel housing.

  • Tighten bearing half of swivel housing to seal half of swivel housing with two 1-1/8" wrenches.

  • Clean high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop.

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Image 1/3: Thread high-pressure gland into seal half of swivel housing. Image 2/3: Tighten high-pressure gland into seal half of swivel housing with 1-1/8" and 5/8" wrench. Image 3/3: Tighten high-pressure gland into seal half of swivel housing with 1-1/8" and 5/8" wrench.
  • Apply Blue Goop to threads of high-pressure gland.

  • Thread high-pressure gland into seal half of swivel housing.

  • Tighten high-pressure gland into seal half of swivel housing with 1-1/8" and 5/8" wrench.

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Image 1/3: Apply Blue Goop to threads of high-pressure gland. Image 2/3: Thread high-pressure gland into swivel nut. Image 3/3: Thread high-pressure gland into swivel nut.
  • Clean high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol

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

  • Thread high-pressure gland into swivel nut.

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  • Tighten high-pressure gland into swivel nut with 5/8" and 11/16" wrenches.

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