2-18. OV-1 AIRCRAFT RIGID SEAT SURVIVAL KIT (RSSK)-Continued
(d) Replace support conduits and latch spacer assembly (figure 2-38, details D and B).
(e) Replace housing latch assembly. To prevent housing warp and binding of moving parts, alternately tighten
opposite screws until properly seated (figure 2-38, detail B).
(f) Replace left housing assembly using same procedures as for right housing assembly. The spring in left
housing assembly should allow enough slack for assembly.
(g) Using proper tools, replace retainer conduit and bracket (figure 2-37, detail C).
(h) Properly attach quick release handle assembly harness to canopy release harness (figure 2-36, Sheet 1).
(i) After RSSK container is properly reassembled, properly engage hinges and ensure that upper and lower
container mate properly. Use inspection window to check container locks for proper adjustment. Check
quick release handle assembly for proper operation (figure 2-36, Sheet 1).
The folding and packing Instructions for the OV-1 aircraft RSSK Hot, Cold, and
Overwater survival kits are the same as the nonrigid seat survival kit. Refer to figure
2-30, 2-40, and 2-41 for components arrangement.
(j) Using proper tools, loosen both cable safety nuts to make adjustments to container locks (figure 2-35). Turn
cable adjuster away from safety nut to loosen container locks and turn cable adjuster toward safety nut to
tighten container locks. Lock cable adjuster by tightening safety nut.
(k) Replace fastener tape pile using standard shop practices.
(I) Replace cushion seat as necessary.
(m) Replace thigh support pads as necessary.