EQUALIZING BEAM SUSPENSION (HENDRICKSON)
Support beam in press. Using a piece of
standard tubing (which will contact the bushing
sleeve) as an adapter, press the bushing from
the beam. See Figure 7.
Figure 7 - Removing Equalizer Beam End Bushing
Apply a thin coat of IH-251H-EP multi-purpose
high pressure lithium grease to outer diameter of
Install sheave puller over bushing and compress
rubber until puller jaws will seat on the end of the
bushing sleeve. Refer to Figure 8.
Figure 8 - Installing Equalizer Beam End Bushing
Continue pressing until bushing is centered in
Center sockets in beam end bore with socket
split as shown in View A, Figure 9.
counterbored prior to installing the washers and
bolts. Use a 28.57mm (1-1/8") cutter and
counterbore to a depth of 2.38mm (3/32"). (Tool
can be obtained from Owatonna Tool Co., Ref.
Insert four 25.4mm (1") hardened flat washers
top and bottom on both ends of the beam as
shown in View B, Figure 9.
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