INSTALL - Continued.
Place universal joint (16) in bench vise and insert
threaded rod (8) into universal joint. Line up
mating pin holes and install spring pin (19).
Thread slotted hex nut (22) onto shaft (23).
Install hand crank (7) and spring pin (20) on
threaded end of shaft (23).
Lightly lubricate outer surface of spacers (25)
with grease. Install spacers into mounting
bracket (24) and insert shaft (23) through
mounting bracket. Install shaft retainer (17) and
spring pin (15).
Install universal joint (16) and spring pin (14).
Tighten slotted hex nut (22) to take up end play.
Loosen to align nearest hole in slotted hex nut
with through bore in shaft (23). Install cotter pin
If slotted hex nut does not align with
bore for cotter pin, add a 1 in. ID flat
If slotted hex nut (22) does not align with bore for
cotter pin (21), unscrew slotted hex nut and
remove spring pins (14 and 15), universal joint
(16), and shaft retainer (17). Install flat washer
(18) onto shaft (23).
Replace shaft retainer (17), universal joint (16),
and spring pins (14 and 15). Repeat step f.
Lubricate universal joint (16) with grease until
grease can be seen at pivot joints. Apply a light
coating of grease to exposed surface of
threaded rod (8).
Screw link (12) onto threaded rod (8) several
turns. Turn hand crank (7) to align link pivot
boss with screed arm bracket (13). Ensure
lubrication fitting holes face the outside of the
Thread locking compound can cause
goggles/glasses when using. Avoid
contact with eyes. If compound
contacts eyes, flush eyes with water
and get immediate medical attention.
Apply thread locking compound
Appendix C) to threads of hex head cap screw
Install hex head cap screw (11), lockwasher
(10), and hex nut (9). Using a socket wrench
adapter tighten hex nut to 180 lb-ft (244 Nm).
m. Lubricate link (12) with grease until grease can
be seen at front face of link.
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