Volunteer’s View – June 8th 2019

Last Saturday at Barrow Hill, Pete and Mick were fitting retaining bolts inside power unit 451 and fitting an oil pump. Pete wishes he’d fit it before the phasing gearbox went back on! It was very awkward to get to the studs! Thanks.

The body side grab handles were sorted out, fixings found and a start was made fitting them to the interior of 55015. Thanks Mike and Steve.

I worked with Steve on the cooling module hatches and special fastenings. There is a big task to get everything fitted and all the 1/4 turn fasteners working. Steve now has the spare fasteners and knows what to do. The few damaged roof drain adaptors will be replaced with newly fabricated ones at the same time.

Young Alex was busy painting ETH just jumper boxes in orange. He’s getting good with the paint brushes. Thanks!

All in all, another successful day in clearing lingering issues and moving things forward. Thanks all.

Also, over the past couple of weeks Mike has been dealing with Trent Instruments who have overhauled and supplied new gauges for 55015. Thanks for a first class job and see the attached photo. New ammeters are on the way!

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