4-52. CONNECTING LINK (CONT)
Antiseize compound, item 3, appx. E
Cleaning compound solvent, item 25, appx. E
Preformed packing (5)
Cotter pin (2)
Nonmetallic seal (2)
Wood block, 12-inch x 12-inch (4)
Front and rear support legs lowered onto wood blocks supporting platform
For connecting links attached to #5 steering plate only, manually adjust
There are 10 connecting links, 2 connecting links connect the nonsteerable #1
bogies to a rigid platform mount and the remaining 8 connecting links connect
steerable bogies #2 thru #5 to their respective steering plates. To remove a
nonsteerable connecting link, perform steps 1 thru 6. To remove a steerable
connecting link, perform steps 7 thru 11.
Remove special pin (1) from slotted nut (2). Using a 3/4-inch ratchet, 1-1/8-inch socket, and 1-1/8-inch combination
wrench, remove slotted nut (2) and capscrew (3) from upper suspension arm (4) and connecting link (5).
Using a prybar, pry end of connecting link (5) up and out of linkage attaching point on upper suspension arm (4).
Remove and discard preformed packing (6).
Remove sleeve bushing (7), ring spacer (8), and preformed packing (9) from connecting link (5). Discard preformed