to Preston this morning to get a replacement wheel rim, a later than
usual arrival at the farm means only 5 hours stint was achieved.
Rick has been spending many hours cleaning,
repairing and refitting all the trims which fit around the sky lights
and as usual extreme attention to detail makes a fantastic result -
nice one Mr!
refit of shiny bright
Having taken a week off work for my birthday a 4 day
stint has proved very productive:- with Andy arriving on the
Wednesday, a major effort began to continue the rewiring of CDK.
With all the wiring previously traced, checked and replaced where
required as far as under the cab, our first task was to strip down,
clean and test all the switches which operate all the interior
lights, heaters and rack blowers.
Let there be light
With this job completed, installation began, not
without the odd hiccup! and by Saturday evening everything was up
Between assisting Andy, Steve was able to prep the
inners of the rear wheels ready for refitting this Saturday. Watch
repainted wheel rims
Intentions today were to finish the rear running gear
and put the wheels back on .... and by 3 o'clock this job was
With that job finished Petes attention then turned to
the fuel system, Steve fitted a new sedimentor but couldn't
understand why the old one was missing, and after a bit of detective
work and "yanking" on the pipes that are strewn around the engine
bay, we discovered that CDK's had its fuel system "simplified", this
will be put back to original next weekend. OH and the bus will be
back on the ground!