3-24. TILT CYLINDER ASSEMBLIES MAINTENANCE (CONT)
REASSEMBLY (SHEET 2 OF 2)
Install smaller bore piston (4) and packing assembly (5) on rod (16). Put
ring (6) in place next to piston then install piston (3) next to ring.
Clean any lubricating oil from threads of capscrew (1) and internal threads
on rod (16). Apply retaining compound to threads of capscrew.
Install washer (2) and capscrew (1) to secure piston assembly.
Tighten capscrew to 1000 to 1200 lb-ft. Use torque wrench
multiplier as necessary.
Remove rod (16) from vise.
In following step, dont
overtighten vise. Overtightening
will distort cylinder tube (19).
Put cylinder tube (19) in vise.
Lubricate cylinder tube (19) inside wall
and piston assembly (3 thru 6) using
clean lubricating oil.
Start rod (16) straight into cylinder
Screw gland (14) into cylinder tube
(19). Dont tighten gland.
Push rod (16) farther into cylinder
tube (19) using soft hammer or steel
rod inserted through rod eye.
Install gland (14) into cylinder tube
(19) until gland comes in contact
with cylinder tube. Using spanner
wrench, tighten gland to 200 to 300
aa. Install tilt cylinder assemblies
(refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).