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Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from swivel collar with 5/8" and 3/4" wrench. Unthread the high-pressure gland nut from the swivel collar. Clean the high-pressure gland nut and the high-pressure tubing cone with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.
  • Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from swivel collar with 5/8" and 3/4" wrench.

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

  • Clean the high-pressure gland nut and the high-pressure tubing cone with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

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Remove the swivel collar from the swivel housing. Loosen the high-pressure gland from the coupling with 1-1/16" and 5/8" wrench. Unthread the high-pressure gland at the top of the swivel shaft from the coupling.
  • Remove the swivel collar from the swivel housing.

  • Loosen the high-pressure gland from the coupling with 1-1/16" and 5/8" wrench.

  • Unthread the high-pressure gland at the top of the swivel shaft from the coupling.

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Uthread the high-pressure collar from the threads of the swivel shaft. Remove the high-pressure gland and collet from the swivel shaft. Clean the high-pressure gland of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.
  • Uthread the high-pressure collar from the threads of the swivel shaft.

  • Remove the high-pressure gland and collet from the swivel shaft.

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

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Use two 3/4" wrenches to separate the bearing half and seal half of the swivel housing. Unthread bearing half from seal half of the swivel housing. Remove the swivel shaft from the bearing half of the swivel housing by pushing down through the wiper.
  • Use two 3/4" wrenches to separate the bearing half and seal half of the swivel housing.

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

  • Remove the swivel shaft from the bearing half of the swivel housing by pushing down through the wiper.

    • When removing the swivel shaft, the top thrust washer could stick to the inside top of the bearing half.

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Remove the thrust washers and the thrust bearing from the swivel shaft. Remove the bearing back-up from the seal half of the swivel housing. Remove the high pressure seal assembly from the seal half of the swivel housing with a pick.
  • Remove the thrust washers and the thrust bearing from the swivel shaft.

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

  • Remove the high pressure seal assembly from the seal half of the swivel housing with a pick.

    • Be sure to not scratch the ID of the swivel housing with a 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. Remove the O-ring from the bearing half of the swivel housing. Remove the wiper from the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing with a pick.
  • Clean the seal half of the swivel housing of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.

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

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

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Remove the swivel bearing from the bearing half of the swivel housing by pushing a .300-.360 gauge pin through the bearing half. Clean the bearing half of the swivel housing 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.
  • Remove the swivel bearing from the bearing half of the swivel housing by pushing a .300-.360 gauge pin through the bearing half.

  • Clean the bearing half of the swivel housing 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.

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Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the high-pressure seal from the kit. Put the high-pressure seal from the kit, with the O-ring down, into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing. Apply a layer of Blue Goop to the threads of the seal half of the swivel housing.
  • Apply a layer of high vacuum grease to the high-pressure seal from the kit.

  • Put the high-pressure seal from the kit, with the O-ring down, into the cavity of the seal half of the swivel housing.

  • Apply a layer of Blue Goop to the threads of the seal half of the swivel housing.

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Put the bearing back-up into the seal half  of the swivel housing on the top of the high-pressure seal with a .300-.360 gauge pin until it bottoms out. Be sure that the swivel bearing is flush with the bottom of the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing. Clean the swivel shaft of all lithium grease and Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol or a similar cleaning agent.
  • Put the bearing back-up into the seal half of the swivel housing on the top of the high-pressure seal with a .300-.360 gauge pin until it bottoms out.

  • Be sure that the swivel bearing is flush with the bottom of the cavity of the bearing half of the swivel housing.

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

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Apply lithium grease to the shelf of the swivel shaft. Put the first thrust washer from the kit onto the swivel shaft. Apply lithium grease to the top of the first thrust washer.
  • Apply lithium grease to the shelf of the swivel shaft.

  • Put the first thrust washer from the kit onto the swivel shaft.

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

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Put the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft. Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust bearing. Put the second thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.
  • Put the thrust bearing onto the swivel shaft.

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

  • Put the second thrust washer onto the swivel shaft.

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Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer. Apply high vacuum grease to the short end of the swivel shaft. Put the back-up bearing into the top of the seal half of the swivel housing.
  • Apply lithium grease to the top of the thrust washer.

  • Apply high vacuum grease to the short end of the swivel shaft.

  • Put the back-up bearing into the top of the seal half of the swivel housing.

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Put the short end of the swivel shaft into the back-up bearing until it bottoms out. Thread the bearing half of the swivel housing onto the seal half of the swivel housing. Tighten both seal half and bearing half of the swivel housing using two 3/4" wrenches.
  • Put the short end of the swivel shaft into the back-up bearing until it bottoms out.

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

  • Tighten both seal half and bearing half of the swivel housing using two 3/4" wrenches.

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Put the wiper over the swivel shaft and down into the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing. Put the O-ring over the swivel shaft and into the groove of the swivel body. Put the swivel housing into the swivel collar with the high-pressure inlet hole facing through the collar hole.
  • Put the wiper over the swivel shaft and down into the top of the bearing half of the swivel housing.

  • Put the O-ring over the swivel shaft and into the groove of the swivel body.

  • Put the swivel housing into the swivel collar with the high-pressure inlet hole facing through the collar hole.

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Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland nut threads. Thread the high-pressure gland nut into the swivel collar. Tighten the high-pressure gland nut with 3/4" and 5/8" wrench.
  • Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland nut threads.

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

  • Tighten the high-pressure gland nut with 3/4" and 5/8" wrench.

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Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland nut threads. Put the collet with the tapered side down into the high-pressure gland nut. Apply Blue Goop to the swivel shaft threads.
  • Apply Blue Goop to the high-pressure gland nut threads.

  • Put the collet with the tapered side down into the high-pressure gland nut.

  • Apply Blue Goop to the swivel shaft threads.

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Slide the high-pressure gland with the collet onto the swivel shaft. Thread on the collar to the bottom of the threads of the swivel shaft. Thread the high-pressure gland into the coupler.
  • Slide the high-pressure gland with the collet onto the swivel shaft.

  • Thread on the collar to the bottom of the threads of the swivel shaft.

  • Thread the high-pressure gland into the coupler.

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Tighten the high-pressure gland into the coupler with 1-1/16" and 5/8" wrench.
  • Tighten the high-pressure gland into the coupler with 1-1/16" and 5/8" wrench.

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Adam Dumas

Member since: 05/20/2013

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