INSTALL TUNNEL FORWARD CONNECTING LINKS
Do not install connecting link unless it
is same length as link being replaced.
If length is not same, connecting
link can cause flight controls to be
All bolts installed in flight control
system are self-retaining impedance
bolts. During installation of connecting
links, make sure all bolts used are
Procedure is same to install left or
right forward connecting links except
as noted. Right forward end aft sta.
129.5 and aft end at sta. 163 are
Position forward connecting link (1) in second
stage bellcrank (2). If link is not marked and one
end has a black band, install with band forward.
Install bolt (3), two washers (4 and 5), and nut
(6). Torque nut to 60 to 90 inch-pounds. Install
cotter pin (7).
Check bolt (3). Bolt shall not rotate with torque
less than 10 inch-pounds. Bolt shall have no
axial looseness. If bolt rotates or is loose, add
washer under nut, then repeat step 2.