Oshkosh Tank Transporter all but complete...

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

6th May 2010

The_new_hoodlining
The new hoodlining

The_repaired_side_panel_refitted
The repaired side panel refitted

Wheel_hub_removed_and_broken_studs_replaced
Wheel hub removed and broken studs replaced

Wheel_stud_tips_cover_in_red_for_the_military_touch
Wheel stud tips cover in red for the military touch!

Winch_chain_cover_primed_and_refitted
Winch chain cover primed and refitted

One_rim_was_broken_and_was_repaired
One rim was broken and was repaired

Left_hand_side_showing_the_side_cover_and_bonnet_refitted
Left hand side showing the side cover and bonnet refitted

New_24volt_alternator_fitted
New 24volt alternator fitted

New_air_suspension_bags_fitted
New air suspension bags fitted

New_tail_lights_and_original_registration_plate_fitted
New tail lights and original registration plate fitted

Right_rear_view_with_rear_arches_repainted
Right rear view with rear arches repainted

Radiator_grille_refitted_also_showing_the_new_front_bumper
Radiator grill refitted also showing the new front bumper

Rear_winch_roller_and_side_cover_plates_repaired
Rear winch roller and side cover plates repaired

Reinforcing_frame_welded_into_back_of_side_cover
Reinforcing frame welded into back of side cover

Right_front_hub_partly_repainted
Right front hub partly repainted

Inside_of_cabfully_refurbished
Inside of cab, fully refurbished

All_of_the_rechromed_parts_refitted
All of the rechromed parts refitted

All_the_wheels_were_removed_to_clean_hubs_before_painting
All the wheels were removed to clean hubs before painting

Bodyfiller_applied_to_engine_side_cover
Bodyfiller applied to engine side cover

Front_view_with_truck_completely_repaintedback_to_its_former_glory
Front view with truck completely repainted, back to its former glory!

The_bonnet_now_also_in_place
The bonnet now also in place

Side_cover_finished_and_coated_with_MS_primer
Side cover finished and coated with MS primer

Some_wheel_studs_were_broken
Some wheel studs were broken Starter motor removed to fit new brushes and contacts

The_air_cleaner_housing_refitted
The air cleaner housing refitted