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Image 1/3: Unthread the high-pressure gland nut from the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Clean the gland threads of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol. Image 3/3: Clean the gland threads of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.
  • Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from the swivel housing with 5/8" wrench.

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

  • Clean the gland threads of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.

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Image 1/3: Unthread the high-pressure gland nut from the collar. Image 2/3: Clean the high-pressure gland nut of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol. Image 3/3: Clean the high-pressure gland nut of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.
  • Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from the collar using a 5/8" wrench.

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

  • Clean the high-pressure gland nut of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.

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Image 1/3: Using a 5/8" wrench, loosen the thrust nut from the swivel housing. Image 2/3: Unthread the thrust nut from the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Unthread the thrust nut from the swivel housing.
  • Put the parallel swivel into a vise.

  • Using a 5/8" wrench, loosen the thrust nut from the swivel housing.

  • Unthread the thrust nut from the swivel housing.

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Image 1/3: Remove the swivel shaft from the collar by grasping with a set of pliers and pulling. Image 2/3: Slide the collar out from the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Slide the collar out from the swivel housing.
  • Clean the thrust nut of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.

  • Remove the swivel shaft from the collar by grasping with a set of pliers and pulling.

  • Slide the collar out from the swivel housing.

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Image 1/3: Clean the swivel housing of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol. Image 2/3: Clean the collar of any residue from the assembly with isopropyl alcohol. Image 3/3: Clean the collar of any residue from the assembly with isopropyl alcohol.
  • Use the included dowel to push the components out from the inside of the swivel housing.

  • Clean the swivel housing of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.

  • Clean the collar of any residue from the assembly with isopropyl alcohol.

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Image 1/3: Put the hoop with the sharp (tapered) end onto the non O-ring side of the high-pressure seal. Image 2/3: Apply [http://www.accustream.com/all-products/11447.html|high-vacuum grease] to the high-pressure seal. Image 3/3: Apply [http://www.accustream.com/all-products/11447.html|high-vacuum grease] to the high-pressure seal.
  • Put the back-up ring with the smaller face down into the non-lipped side of the swivel housing.

  • Put the hoop with the sharp (tapered) end onto the non O-ring side of the high-pressure seal.

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

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Image 1/3: Put the spacer into the swivel housing behind the high-pressure seal assembly. Image 2/3: Place the second hoop with the sharp (tapered) end onto the non O-ring side of the second high-pressure seal. Image 3/3: Place the second hoop with the sharp (tapered) end onto the non O-ring side of the second high-pressure seal.
  • Put the high-presssure seal assembly into the swivel housing, with the hoop first, behind the back-up ring.

  • Put the spacer into the swivel housing behind the high-pressure seal assembly.

  • Place the second hoop with the sharp (tapered) end onto the non O-ring side of the second high-pressure seal.

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Image 1/3: Put the second high-pressure seal assembly into the swivel housing with the O-ring first. Image 2/3: Put the second back-up ring into the  swivel housing behind the high-pressure seal assembly with the larger face down. Image 3/3: Put the second back-up ring into the  swivel housing behind the high-pressure seal assembly with the larger face down.
  • Put a high-vacuum grease onto the high-pressure seal.

  • Put the second high-pressure seal assembly into the swivel housing with the O-ring first.

  • Put the second back-up ring into the swivel housing behind the high-pressure seal assembly with the larger face down.

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Image 1/3: Apply a thin layer of high-vacuum grease to the swivel shaft. Image 2/3: Put the swivel shaft into the collar end of the assembly with the swivel shaft holes alligned with the hole in the collar. Image 3/3: Press the swivel shaft into the  assembly until it bottoms out.
  • Slide the collar onto the swivel housing so it fits into the groove.

  • Apply a thin layer of high-vacuum grease to the swivel shaft.

  • Put the swivel shaft into the collar end of the assembly with the swivel shaft holes alligned with the hole in the collar.

    • Press the swivel shaft into the assembly until it bottoms out.

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Image 1/3: Apply Blue Goop to the thrust nut threads. Image 2/3: Thread in the thrust nut into the top of the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Thread in the thrust nut into the top of the swivel housing.
  • Put the swivel housing into the vise.

  • Apply Blue Goop to the thrust nut threads.

  • Thread in the thrust nut into the top of the swivel housing.

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Image 1/3: Reapply Blue Goop to the threads of high-pressure gland nut. Image 2/3: Thread in the high-pressure gland nut into the collar housing. Image 3/3: Thread in the high-pressure gland nut into the collar housing.
  • Tighten the thrust nut into the swivel housing with a 5/8" wrench.

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

  • Thread in the high-pressure gland nut into the collar housing.

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Image 1/3: Reapply Blue Goop to the threads of the second high-pressure gland nut. Image 2/3: Thread in the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel housing. Image 3/3: Thread in the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel housing.
  • Tighten the high-pressure gland into the swivel collar using a 5/8" wrench.

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

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

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  • Tighten the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel housing with a 5/8" wrench.

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