Dismantling the engine
Preparing to bench test the Volvo 2003
Engineer Peter Norris
Replacing an old hatch Vent
Restoration of the large fore hatch. Removed and sent to Eagle Boat Windows www.eagleboatwindows.co.uk for dismantling and reglazing in 12mm acrylic.
Reinstallation of the engine in to the ship
New intake seacock, skin fitting & strainer and so easy to operate
So after removal of the cylinder head and heat exchanger assemblies. The valves and valve seats were recut and lapped in. The cylinder head surface ground. Fuel injectors cleaned and tested. New gaskets for the head. Cleaned heat exchanger and flushed all water ways. Refit heat exchanger with new thermostat. Sea water pump seals replaced. Starter motor cleaned and tested and brand new spare now on board. Front engine mountings replaced. Engine painted.
Calorifier hoses replaced. Two new prop shaft cutlass bearings. Replaced cracked and old fuel and exhaust hoses & calorifier pressure valve………………………..
Polishing the Top Sides
Dawn and Dick (Larkman).
Fred Larkman in a theatrical pose..
Anchored for the night The Rocks R Deben
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