16-19. 6K FORK SIDESHIFT CYLINDERS REPAIR (CONT)
Remove setscrew (8) from inner
piston (4) face.
Remove three piston rings (9) from
inner piston (4).
Unsafe torching practices can cause
serious injury from fire, explosions,
or harmful agents. Protective
clothing and goggles must be worn;
adequate protective equipment used
and a suitable fire extinguisher kept
Heat inner piston (4) with acetylene
torch to approximately 300 - 400°F
(148 - 204°C). Use a strap wrench to
remove inner piston from rod (1)
Remove inner gland (2) rod (1).
Do not nick or scratch seal groove of gland during removal of backup ring. Failure to
follow this precaution will cause part damage.
Remove preformed packing (10) and backup ring (11) from outer diameter of inner gland (2).
Discard preformed packing.
Note direction that lip of seal is facing before removal to aid in installation.
Remove seal (12) and rod wiper (13) from inner diameter of inner gland (2).