5-26. GOOSENECK HYDRAULIC CYLINDER (CONT)
Chip off slag and, using a pneumatic grinder, remove all weld spatter and excess buildup. Grind off all weld metal
that is higher than lock bar. Grind/dress both starts and stops of each tack weld.
Remove burn cloth from piston rod (3) and remove piston from vise and clean parts to remove any
residue/contaminant collected on seals, gaskets, or packings. If necessary, apply petroleum jelly to cleaned
Antiseize compound must be applied only to upper half of threads on stuffing box.
Do not allow compound to contact seal surfaces or damage to equipment may
Apply hydraulic fluid to inner bore of cylinder (4). Apply antiseize compound to upper half of threads on stuffing
box (2). Thread stuffing box (2) into cylinder (4).
Apply thread locking compound to setscrew (1) and install to lock stuffing box (2) in cylinder (4).
Apply thread locking compound to two setscrews (7). Install two bushings (8) in cylinder end (4) and piston rod
(3) and secure with setscrews (7).
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit, item 16, appx. B
Torque wrench, 0-170 lb-ft, item 14, appx. B
Thread locking compound, item 21, appx. E