REPLACE SHOCK ABSORBER BRACKET BUSHINGS
Removal and installation of bushings
is same for forward or aft rotor blades.
Remove only one bushing at a time.
An installed bushing is required to
align the reamer when enlarging the
bore for the removed bushing.
REMOVE LOWER BUSHING
Position yoke (7) over upper plate (8) of lag
The flange side of both bushings is
on the upper surface of the bracket
Align hole in yoke (7) with bushings (1 and 2).
Install rod (5), with nut (6) installed, through hole
in yoke and bushings.
Thread pusher/puller (3) on rod (5) with the small
diameter pitot (9) facing bushing (2). Seat pitot
in bushing (2).
Hold nut (6) and turn rod (5) counterclockwise.
Use two wrenches. Turn rod (5) until bushing (2)
is out of lower bracket plate (10).
Remove pusher/puller (3), bushing (2), rod (5)
with nut (6), and yoke (7).