Phase 6: Fueling System, Instrumentation & Misc 
You don't normally get a chance to look at the engine from this angle ;-).
You don't normally get a chance to look at the engine from this angle ;-).
Viewed: 1718 times.

Motor oil changed with fresh 10W40 oil and Purflux oil filter. Gearbox received a couple of liters of 75W90 as well.
Motor oil changed with fresh 10W40 oil and Purflux oil filter. Gearbox received a couple of liters of 75W90 as well.
Viewed: 1489 times.

Rear-left caliper seemed to stick, so we got that inspected too.
Rear-left caliper seemed to stick, so we got that inspected too.
Viewed: 1615 times.

A week later, when we got some time, we decided to start up both engines together for the first time!
A week later, when we got some time, we decided to start up both engines together for the first time!
Viewed: 1971 times.

The battery was weak so it needed assistance, but the engines started up without problems - ofcourse! :-)

video available here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY4o2UU9HSY
The battery was weak so it needed assistance, but the engines started up without problems - ofcourse! :-)

video available here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY4o2UU9HSY
Viewed: 2116 times.

This was a normal view from our window for many, many days, weeks, months...
This was a normal view from our window for many, many days, weeks, months...
Viewed: 1554 times.

Exhaust manifold had a leak around that pipe, so it had to be fixed.
Exhaust manifold had a leak around that pipe, so it had to be fixed.
Viewed: 1370 times.

Also, an expansion tank was added...
Also, an expansion tank was added...
Viewed: 1284 times.

...as the rear engine cooling wasn't doing it's job properly without it.
...as the rear engine cooling wasn't doing it's job properly without it.
Viewed: 1358 times.

A view at a fully functional rear Mi16 engine :-).
A view at a fully functional rear Mi16 engine :-).
Viewed: 1622 times.

Next it was time to construct some side air-intake vents.
Next it was time to construct some side air-intake vents.
Viewed: 1313 times.

An old rear interior side panel trim was used to make a mould.
An old rear interior side panel trim was used to make a mould.
Viewed: 1204 times.

All the materials required.
All the materials required.
Viewed: 1187 times.

My father laying out sheets of fibreglass into the mould.
My father laying out sheets of fibreglass into the mould.
Viewed: 1449 times.

Side vent moulded... but we were not too happy with it in the end...
Side vent moulded... but we were not too happy with it in the end...
Viewed: 1298 times.

...therefore we made some metal ones instead.
...therefore we made some metal ones instead.
Viewed: 1495 times.

Powered by Gallery v1