EQUALIZING BEAM SUSPENSION (HENDRICKSON)
Place adapter over end of bushing, resting on
sheave puller. (See Figure 13) Press bushing
into torque rod until bushing is centered in
Figure 13 - Preparing to Press Bushing Into Torque Rod
Leaf Spring Type, Figure 14
Seat spring in spring saddle with head of spring
center bolt positioned in hole provided in saddle.
Position spring top pad over "cup" on main
Install saddle-to-top pad bolts and nuts. Run
nuts up snug, but do not tighten completely at
To properly position the spring in the saddle,
tighten the spring aligning set
Tighten aligning screw locknuts.
Tighten saddle-to-top pad bolt nuts to specified
torque (see "SPECIFICATIONS").
Using roller jack, position spring (with saddle) in
front and rear spring mounting brackets.
Align spring eye with spring pin bore in front
bracket. Install spring pin, aligning draw key slot
in pin with draw key bore in bracket.
Install draw key, lock washer and nut. Tighten
nut to specified torque (see SPECIFICATIONS").
Install lubricator fitting in spring pin and lubricate
Figure 14 - Leaf Spring Type Suspension
Rubber Cushion Type
With the drive pin bushings assembled to the
saddle and bearing caps installed, assemble the
rubber load cushion on saddle.
Apply a light coat of IH-251H-EP multi-purpose
grease to the drive pins on the frame brackets.
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