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  1. Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from the swivel housing with 5/8" wrench.
    • 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.

  2. Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from the collar using a 5/8" wrench.
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

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Adam Dumas

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