33. Remove lower hitch pin spacer with a drift pin and
hammer from top side of lower pivot. Be sure drift
engages groove on inside of spacer.
34. Remove bolt holding upper hitch pin and install pin
puller with sliding weight in center hole of upper
hitch pin. Adjust
to reduce load on
One man should
moving upper pin.
jacks under front frame as necessary
hold hoses to one side when re-
35. Lift hitch pin out and remove from pin puller.
At this time, the rear section is disconnected from
the front section for separation. Be sure all hoses
and cables are free and moved out of the way.
Tie hoses and steering cylinder rods securely, using
straps (1 for small hose bundle, 2 for large hose
Start the engine and allow air pressure to build up.
With at least one person holding the hoses clear, and
with transmission in highest gear, back the rear section
away from the front. If necessary, when on soft
ground use a lower gear. Stop two to three feet from
the front section and stop the engine. Reinstall the
hitch pins in the rear section bores. Reinstall the cock-
pit floor plate.
37. Reinstall the articulation cylinder pins in the front