31st March 2010

Jan Fouche has provided the following photographs and captions on the ongoing work of the Oshkosh.

Alternator_removed_to_repair_broken_mounting
Alternator removed to repair broken mounting

Battery_box_repaired_and_primed
Battery box repaired and primed

Battery_box_with_floor_panel_badly_rusted
Battery box with floor panel badly rusted

Battery_box_with_rusted_floorplate_cut_out
Battery box with rusted floorplate cut out

Cab_interior_with_old_carpeting_being_removed
Cab interior with old carpeting being removed

Cab_top_ventilator_coated_with_MS_Primer
Cab top ventilator coated with MS Primer

Exhaust_cleaned_up_and_new_flexible_hose_to_be_fitted
Exhaust cleaned up and new flexible hose to be fitted

Front_fender_with_body_filler_applied_to_small_dents
Front fender with body filler applied to small dents

Front_of_truck_with_radiator_and_fender_refitted
Front of truck with radiator and fender refitted

Front_of_truck_with_radiator_refitted
Front of truck with radiator refitted

Instrement_panel_with_some_gauges_removed_to_repair_and_cleaned
Instrument panel with some gauges removed to repair and be cleaned

Left_front_fender_in_position
Left front fender in position

Left_front_fender_with_MS_Primer_applied
Left front fender with MS Primer applied

Left_front_side_now_ready_to_be_painted
Left front side now ready to be painted

New_baseplate_for_battery_box_mounting_coated_with_primer
New baseplate for battery box mounting coated with primer

New_battry_box_cover_witch_also_acts_as_the_step_on_the_right_hand_side
New battery box cover which also acts as the step on the right hand side

One_of_the_old_gauges_repaired_and_cleaned_up_ready_to_be_refitted
One of the old gauges repaired and cleaned up ready to be refitted

Right_front_fender_back_in_place
Right front fender back in place

Right_front_fender_coated_with_MS_Primer
Right front fender coated with MS Primer

Right_front_side_almost_ready_to_be_repainted
Right front side almost ready to be repainted

Some_new_gauges_fitted
Some new gauges fitted

The_battery_box_with_one_of_the_corners_welded
The battery box with one of the corners welded

The_broken_alternator_mounting
The broken alternator mounting

The_cab_coated_with_MS_Primer
The cab coated with MS Primer

The_exhaust_pipe_with_rusted_flexible_hose_cut_off
The exhaust pipe with rusted flexible hose cut off

The_exhaust_welded_together_and_refitted
The exhaust welded together and refitted

The_front_of_the_truck_now_looking_much_better
The front of the truck now looking much better

The_fuel_tank_cleaned_inside_and_sprayed_with_primer
The fuel tank cleaned inside and sprayed with primer

The_fuel_tank_refitted_to_the_truck
The fuel tank refitted to the truck

The_other_front_fender_being_repaired_with_body_filler
The other front fender being repaired with body filler

The_rusted_battery_box_floorplate
The rusted battery box floorplate