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 repaired side panel refitted
Wheel hub removed and broken studs replaced
Wheel stud tips cover in red for the military touch!
Winch chain cover primed and refitted
One rim was broken and was repaired
Left hand side showing the side cover and bonnet refitted
New 24volt alternator fitted
New air suspension bags fitted
New tail lights and original registration plate fitted
Right rear view with rear arches repainted
Radiator grill refitted also showing the new front bumper
Rear winch roller and side cover plates repaired
Reinforcing frame welded into back of side cover
Right front hub partly repainted
Inside of cab, fully refurbished
All of the rechromed parts refitted
All the wheels were removed to clean hubs before painting
Bodyfiller applied to engine side cover
Front view with truck completely repainted, back to its former glory!
The bonnet now also in place
Side cover finished and coated with MS primer
Some wheel studs were broken Starter motor removed to fit new brushes and contacts
The air cleaner housing refitted