05/21/2008 12:01 AM
9003 APR 08
4-9-08 to 4-30-08
Recent Images on Top ....
Ceiling stripped and cleaned
After a lot of the equipment and panels have been removed we are now
Starting to find more corrosion but
nothing we can't handle
Drivers compartment 5, Bad wiring ,
Main Heating core, Plumbing still in
mostly good condition
Rear over engine compartment
Fuel tank 5, still fighting us but we
will get it ..
All parts inspected for quality,Washed,
bead blasted and painted
Corrosion from toilet leakage
Sewage Macerator pump on top of fuel tank.
Bleed fittings Beneath fuel tank
Ceiling in very good shape ..
some rust on a few braces but not bad ..
Wood rotted in ceiling next to escape hatch, but can be replaced .
disassembling the fender
wells, some deterioration but nothing we can't handle ..
Bathroom disassembly, again some
deterioration but nothing we are not prepared to handle ..
Air Brake and Throttle pedal
Throttle pedal was seized so bad we unfortunately had to cut it
loose, but this can be repaired ..
Air Brake applicator pedal in good condition
Note the older broken and missing piece at the bottom of the base ..
This can be replaced or repaired . Customers preference
Nipple that had to be removed but can be reattached
Plumbing II and walls seem to be
in good condition
Driver area disassembly
Crack located and examined "
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External View, see external
Here you can see the fatigue crack, the opposite wall is damaged to
but it's minor compared to this one .
Don't worry this is repairable . While we are in there we can also
re-strengthen the wall so as to never have this problem again .
Driver area III pedal
Driver area II pedal linkage
Plumbing Looks very good ..That's' a good thing
Floor up over bays
Removing and cataloging floor parts
Continue to strip down the floor and catalog parts .
Air tanks under floor
Cleaning and painting rear
end, prepping to rebuild hubs, bearings , bushings , shoes and brake
rebuilding brake diaphragms, also heard back from Transaxle .
Transmission is worn badly, but can be rebuilt .
Removing old flooring and prepping and stripping cross struts
differential ready to send out
to be rebuilt ..
Removing floor to rebuild
new again ..This seems to be the only major damage we have seen so
Some loss of flaking rust but not too much to clean up and reuse
Rear engine compartment
bulk head .
Old Floor needing to be replaced
End differential prepped sending differential out .Axles seem to
be in good condition.
Rear end before we remove the spider gears ( chunk). note the
ID tag ...This is good! ...
Floor Bolts or deck screws
Slowly we take a part so we can document each piece for later
Pieces of ceiling in the engine compartment
Engine wiring department .
Prepping rear engine area .
Burnt and bad wiring
Right angle drive for the
Cooling Fan clutch and hardware
Starting back to work ..
Now cataloging all parts
Engine-8V71 - 275-318 HP,
Transmission, Rear End and Radiator, ready to send out
to be rebuilt
A/C Blower Motors
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