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  1. Loosen the high-pressure gland nut from swivel collar with 5/8" and 3/4" wrench.
    • 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.

  2. Remove the swivel collar from the swivel housing.
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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 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.

    • 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.

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

    • Apply Blue Goop to the swivel shaft threads.

    • 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.

    • 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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