PROPELLER SHAFTS AND UNIVERSAL JOINTS - CONTINUED
Place shaft (1) in vise with yoke (2)
facing up and down.
When replacing universal joints, mixing new and used parts will cause rapid wear.
Universal cross (3)
Tip forward, and place in yoke (2)
letting universal cross (3) rest in yoke
Two universal joint
a. Place cap (5) into yoke upper finger
(6), and tap sharply into place with
(4) and (5)
hammer and wood block.
b. Place cap (4) into yoke lower finger
(7), and tap sharply into place with
hammer and wood block, evenly guiding
universal cross (3) into bearing
caps (4) and (5).
Two new locking
a. Put locking plates (8) onto yoke (2).
plates (8) and
b. Screw in, and tighten screws (9)
four screws (9)
using 9/16-inch socket and handle.
c. Bend locking plate tabs (10) against
screws (9) using punch and tapping
lightly with hammer.
Tip universal cross (3) forward, and slide
shaft yoke (2) into mating yoke (11)
letting shaft yoke rest on mating yoke.