Using a hammer and brass drift, drive two plain bearings (3) from longitudinal strut (2).
Using an adjustable automotive wrench, unscrew, count, and document number of turns required, and separate two
machined sockets (4 and 5).
Remove lockwasher (6) and nut (7) from machined socket (5). Discard lockwasher.
Cleaning compound solvent is used to clean parts and is potentially dangerous to
personnel. Extinguish all smoking materials and do not allow sparks or open
flame near the work area. Use skin and eye protection and work in a well-
Clean all parts removed in degreaser tank with cleaning compound solvent and wire brush as necessary. Remove
any nicks, burrs, or corrosion from polished surfaces using crocus cloth.
Inspect all parts removed for broken welds, nicks, burrs, pitting, and scoring. Clean parts as required and replace
any parts found defective.
Thread nut (7) onto machined socket (5) and install lockwasher (6).
When assembling sockets together, hold the machined socket with "jam" nut and
lockwasher stationary and thread other machined socket clockwise until properly
Assemble two machined sockets (5 and 4), threading machined socket (4) the same number of turns recorded
Once both machined sockets (5 and 4) are assembled, tighten nut (7).
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