a) remove wheel assemblies, bearings and
Bend the tabs of the plate (lock) from bolts (1)
that hold the axle in the frame.
Loosen bolts (1) approximately .25 in. (6.4
mm). Do not remove these bolts.
Install tooling (A) and pull axle (2) loose.
Remove tooling (A), bolts (1), the plate (lock),
plate and shims from inside the frame.
Remove the axle from inside the frame.
Remove the axle from the frame. The weight of
the axle is 50 lb. (23 kg).
Put the axle (1) in position in the water
Install the plate and bolts that hold the axle in
Install tooling (A) on the end of axle (1).
Hit the axle with a hammer until the bolts that
hold the axle can not be tightened more at a
torque of 200 to 220 Ib.ft. (270 to 295 Nm).
Remove the bolts and plate that hold the axle in
Add enough shims behind the plate that holds
the axle to get a minimum distance from the
end of the axle to the plate of .125 in. (3.18
Install the shims, plate, plate (lock) and bolts to
hold the axle. Tighten the bolts to a torque of
200 to 220 lb.ft. (270 to 295 Nm).
a) install wheel assemblies, bearings and seals