c. Assembly of the MLC 70 Bridge - CONT
(26) Cables, Cable Beam, and Hardware Connections.
(a) Align equalizer plate (1) with center hole of cable beam (2). Insert pin (3) through equalizer
plate and cable beam with handle to top as shown. Insert cotter key (4) through pin (3).
Place equalizer plate (1) between flanges of scissoring cable connectors (5). Align holes in
(b) Install two quadrant cable retaining pins (6) through scissoring cables (5) and equalizer
(c) Install two cotter keys (7) through retaining pins (6) securing assembly. Flare ends of cotter
keys (7) to reduce the chance of loss.
(27) Tie Rods, Nuts, Washers, and Ramp Spacers.
(a) Install one flat washer (2) and one nut (1) on end of threaded rod (3). Slide threaded rod (3)
through either end of tie rod housing (4) or (5).
(b) Install ramp spacer (6) before
installing end of threaded rod (3)
through center area of housing as
(c) Install second flat washer (2) and
nut (1) on exposed end of threaded
(d) Tighten two nuts (1).
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