nut (A-19) on center bolt. Tighten nut securely and
Aline nine leaves and install two
peen end of bolt.
clip spacers (A-20) with two 7/16 x 5 1/32 hex-head
bolts (A-12) and 7/16-inch hex nuts (A-11). Peen
ends of bolts. Heat and bend ends of leaf clips (A-6)
enough to hold leaves in alinement without restricting
free movement of leaves.
(1) Lubricate spring bearing plate (D, fig, 57) in accord-
ance with lubrication order (fig. 32). Insert end of
spring, with larger leaf down, into spring guide bracket
spring, with center bolt over recess in spring seat, and
press or drive into place, making sure head of center
bolt is in recess and spring is seated.
n u t fits into recess in saddle and saddle seats on spring.
Position U-bolts (M) over saddle and through holes
Install two l-inch lockwashers
in spring seat (K).
(Y) and two l-inch hex nuts (Z) on each U-bolt (M),
and tighten. Tighten two 1 1/4 x 5 5/8 hex-head bolts
(3) Revolve rear-rear axle so ends of spring will enter
opening in spring guide bracket. Adjustment of
under the axle will facilitate this operation.
(5) Install flexible air or hydraulic lines on axle and/or
brake air chambers.
87. Spring Bearing Plates and Spring Guide Bracket Side
N o t e . The
a. Spring Bearing Plates.
(1) G e n e r a l .
be removed if worn or damaged, at the time of spring
removal or axle removal.
(2) R e m o v a l . Remove spring
(par. 85b). Remove four hex nuts (F) and lockwasher
(E) from four hex-head bolts (B) which secure spring