Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Engine Rebuild

After a short break at the end of summer, we have begun meeting again. Our group is now pared down to the two boys who have been there from the beginning, as other kids have become busier with upper level schoolwork.

Jim was kind enough to guide the boys in a simple engine rebuild. This was something neither of them had done before but were both interested in learning.  An old rototiller engine that had been rusting outside was dismantled during one meeting:
And after cleaning and wire brushing...
…was carefully reassembled in Jim's garage with new gaskets and lubricant:

Did it run?

It did.

1 comment: