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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:12 am 
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How on earth do these heritage railways afford to ship loco's all round the country, must cost a fortune?

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1984 924 N/A RUBY RED METALLIC - 924 of the Show, National 2018
1988 924S Guards Red - sold
1986 924S Guards Red - sold
1984 924 N/A Black - sold
1980 924 LE MANS#1 - sold
1980 924 LE MANS#2 - sold
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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:13 pm 
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Location: Manchester
Model: n/a,S and 3xS2 turbo
The first ever visit of a class 26 to Bodmin Parkway
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Then Boscarne Junction
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After having replaced the heat exchanger
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1985 n/a guards red
1988 S black
1981 series 2 turbo diamond silver
1982 series 2 turbo 2 tone diamond silver/meteor grey
1982 Triumph TSS
1958 BRCW type 2, class 26 D5300(26007)
1961 Ruston and Hornsby 07012


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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:24 pm 
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Model: n/a,S and 3xS2 turbo
After fitting
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A couple of arty farty shots
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1985 n/a guards red
1988 S black
1981 series 2 turbo diamond silver
1982 series 2 turbo 2 tone diamond silver/meteor grey
1982 Triumph TSS
1958 BRCW type 2, class 26 D5300(26007)
1961 Ruston and Hornsby 07012


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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:13 pm 
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Model: n/a,S and 3xS2 turbo
I'm driving more on heritage lines then work at the moment! Another stunning day playing with my shunter
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1985 n/a guards red
1988 S black
1981 series 2 turbo diamond silver
1982 series 2 turbo 2 tone diamond silver/meteor grey
1982 Triumph TSS
1958 BRCW type 2, class 26 D5300(26007)
1961 Ruston and Hornsby 07012


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:37 pm 
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Location: Bourne
Model: 924 turbo
Looks like a glorious day for it!

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1980 S1 Porsche 924 Turbo - Inari Silver/Onyx Green with Brown Pasha (resto project)
1982 S2 Porsche 924 Turbo - Surinam Red with Brown Berber


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:04 pm 
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Model: n/a,S and 3xS2 turbo
Saturday, prepared liners, fitting O rings
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Waiting to drop into loco
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Back in the block you can see the big end journal
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Sunday preped the pistons and con rods, fitting rings
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Cleaning gudgeon pins and circlips
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Assembly of for and piston
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Fitting half shell
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Piston back in it's home
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1985 n/a guards red
1988 S black
1981 series 2 turbo diamond silver
1982 series 2 turbo 2 tone diamond silver/meteor grey
1982 Triumph TSS
1958 BRCW type 2, class 26 D5300(26007)
1961 Ruston and Hornsby 07012


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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:22 pm 
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Model: TheOnly Way Is Turbo
Impressive :nod:

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1980 924 Turbo Series 1 - Alpine White & Guards Red
Omega forged pistons, lightened and balanced bottom end, ARP studs + Cometic MLS HG, Piper fast road cam, K27/26 3257 hybrid turbo, 951 ducted FMIC, Custom intake manifold, Mittelmotor dizzy & cam pulley, Adj boost - dyno’d at 225bhp @ 1.0bar on previous CGT turbo, Engine datalogged and on boost fuel enrichment managed with Zeitronix ZT2 & Phormula KS4 knock sensor, 944 turbo all alloy radiator, Hayward & Scott custom tapered race exhaust, GAZ Gold coilovers, Fuch'ed up, Quaife LSD
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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:24 pm 
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To give a perspective of the size of the con rod here is one next to my mate
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And a better one of assembly
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1985 n/a guards red
1988 S black
1981 series 2 turbo diamond silver
1982 series 2 turbo 2 tone diamond silver/meteor grey
1982 Triumph TSS
1958 BRCW type 2, class 26 D5300(26007)
1961 Ruston and Hornsby 07012


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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:35 pm 
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The size was never in question Kozzy when I saw the piston being lifted with a chain :grin:

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1980 924 Turbo Series 1 - Alpine White & Guards Red
Omega forged pistons, lightened and balanced bottom end, ARP studs + Cometic MLS HG, Piper fast road cam, K27/26 3257 hybrid turbo, 951 ducted FMIC, Custom intake manifold, Mittelmotor dizzy & cam pulley, Adj boost - dyno’d at 225bhp @ 1.0bar on previous CGT turbo, Engine datalogged and on boost fuel enrichment managed with Zeitronix ZT2 & Phormula KS4 knock sensor, 944 turbo all alloy radiator, Hayward & Scott custom tapered race exhaust, GAZ Gold coilovers, Fuch'ed up, Quaife LSD
2017 VW Passat Variant GTE Advance - the daily load lugger and mile muncher
2015 Nissan Leaf Tekna - it builds trees when we drive it


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 Post subject: Re: 26007
PostPosted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:25 am 
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Some serious panel replacement needed
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Looking down one Bank of a v 16 engine, inspection covers are removed to gain access to the fuel pumps and rockers
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Up and running
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1985 n/a guards red
1988 S black
1981 series 2 turbo diamond silver
1982 series 2 turbo 2 tone diamond silver/meteor grey
1982 Triumph TSS
1958 BRCW type 2, class 26 D5300(26007)
1961 Ruston and Hornsby 07012


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