45163 Restoration Group

 

Latest News

February 2018

Snifting valves now fitted to the cylinders.

 

New back pressure valve fitted to the bottom of the cylinders.

 

January 2018

Refurbished back pressure valve fitted to the top of the cylinder bore, there is another
one that feeds oil into the bottom of the bore and a third one fits to the piston rod gland.

 

Two original refurbished back pressure valves ready for fitting, six are needed in total
so four new ones to make.

 

Here you can see the pair of lubrication elbows which are positioned at each valve head.

 

Lubrication elbow fitted to the steam chest.

 

New lubrication elbows for atomised lubrication to the steam chest.

 

New blanking plug fitted to the rear cylinder cover.

 

New Blanking Plugs for the rear cylinder covers.

 

New Blanking Plugs fitted to the Steam Chest.

 

New Blanking Plugs made for the Pyrometer and Indicator take off points on the top of
the steam chest.