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IMG_3909 IMG_3908 IMG_3906 IMG_3859 IMG_3858 IMG_3857 IMG00192-20101110-2257 IMG_3000 IMG_2999 EngineTimingFineTuning24Feb10 ChassisTiming9-Jan-10 005 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 007 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 005 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 003 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 002 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 005 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 004 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 002 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 006 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 005
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ExhibitPlus ChassisTiming9-Jan-10 005
9-Jan-2010 Timing the engine. Using dual dial-indicators on the front and rear of the crosshead guide bar, we are confident we know when front dead center and back dead center events are occuring. This allows us to adjust the eccentric crank to the correct position. We have already centered and set the Valve spool and Pistons at this point.

IMG_3909 IMG_3908 IMG_3906 IMG_3859 IMG_3858 IMG_3857 IMG00192-20101110-2257 IMG_3000 IMG_2999 EngineTimingFineTuning24Feb10 ChassisTiming9-Jan-10 005 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 007 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 005 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 003 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 002 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 005 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 004 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 002 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 006 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 005
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