Progress

Brakes

At last we have the brake cylinders back from the repair shop. Now if the weather can hold out we might be able to get them back on the truck.

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23 March 2014

Removed all the front wheel brake cylinders today. Took a while to get the hubs off as they were held on by the stuck brakes. But after a bit (a lot) of effort, they were off. At least the weather … Continue reading

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Update 21 March 2014

So after our little drive the other day, we have discovered that the front wheel brake cylinders are not really releasing the way that they are supposed to. Meaning that once you apply the brakes, the front ones do not … Continue reading

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All the water tanks finally gone.

After a great effort, the last of the water tanks have been removed.

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IT MOVES!

It moves, it still needs a lot of work but at least its moving.

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One Tank Gone

The first of two added tanks has been removed, only one left now.  

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Update 1 March 2014

Put the brake master cylinder back in today, but took out the cylinders in the rear wheels and the fluid reservoir as they need a bit of work also. So no brakes in the Commer right now. Checked out all … Continue reading

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Update 23 February 2014

Got to work getting ready to remove both the added and original water tanks today. During this process we discovered that there is a bit more rust around the locker framework that will need replacing. and that we will need … Continue reading

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Update 16 Feb 2014

So after a bit of a break we did a bit more on the commer today. ¬†We got the starter motor back in and had her running again. After a bit of playing with the carburetor she even started an … Continue reading

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Engine Running

So after trouble getting the battery charged, we have had the engine running. Its not perfect and needs a bit of a tune-up amongst other things, but it does start. Unfortunately due to a mechanical issue with the ignition switch, … Continue reading

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