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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 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 004 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 003 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 001 ValveStuffAdjustments25Nov09 002 ValveStuffAdjustments25Nov09 001 ValveGasketingSideRodRelief18Nov09 003
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ExhibitPlus PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 004
Chocolate syrup on the hands? No just old fashioned steam oil which has been spread on the piston and valve cylinder walls, also worked into the cast iron rings for installation. The ring gaps have been positioned 180 degrees from each other. Thanks to a generous chamfer on the liners, the pistons and valve spools slip right in.

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 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 004 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 003 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 001 ValveStuffAdjustments25Nov09 002 ValveStuffAdjustments25Nov09 001 ValveGasketingSideRodRelief18Nov09 003
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