I added pictures to the 1958 Miss Bardahl boat repair section and started a new album 1958 Miss Bardahl engine repair.
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on March 6, 2011 at 5:11pm —
I added 8 more pictures to Miss Bardahl Boat Repair. Continue
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on March 6, 2011 at 2:19pm —
Wade & Paul loaded up all of the parts to be painted except the engine block and took them to Wade's cousin Vince. I would expect all the parts back possibly next weekend then we can reassemble the accessory housing.
My plan is to strip the engine block paint next Saturday.
I have a plan for somebody to make 2 cylinder hole covers for the block that we can use while stripping paint and painting the block.
If the shim stock… Continue
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on March 6, 2011 at 9:30am —
I added more pictures to the 1958 Miss Bardahl Boat repairs gallery.
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on February 20, 2011 at 8:21pm —
We took the Miss Bardahl off her trailer Thursday night and put her on a roll around. This will make life much easier for repairs. Also the trailer can now be sent out for updates. I'll post some pictures soon. We also took one cylinder bank to Peter Orton's shop and repositioned two cylinder liners that were bound up and out of round. Got both back to .002 out of round ...very acceptable.
We're still looking for volunteers to help with boat repairs. Experience isn't necessary, we'll… Continue
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on February 18, 2011 at 7:13pm —
Here's the latest and greatest update.
TUESDAY: night the plan is to assemble the block ,check clearances, and add shims if necessary. Job #2 clean the crankshaft. It was stripped last Thursday night and all of the parts were cleaned today.
THURSDAY: start fitting rings to the right cylinder bank. The bank has been thoroughly cleaned and honed. Hopefully next Saturday I'll be able to do the left bank.
Warren, please clean the crank and… Continue
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on January 29, 2011 at 9:46pm —
Here's the latest update from the engine shop and the boat shop.
The right cylinder bank has been cleaned and decarboned. Awaiting the return of the valves which were sent for grinding then they can be lapped and assembled. Also awaiting the arrival of a new hone and a bore gauge micrometer for the cylinders then rings can be fitted. The left cylinder bank cleaning should begin next Saturday. Cleaning and taping of parts for painting continues. The accessory… Continue
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on January 9, 2011 at 4:03pm —
The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum was once again a "Top 5" in the Museum category of King 5 tv's "Best of " poll.
Added by Glenn D. Raymond on November 3, 2010 at 9:41pm —