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Studebaker M15A-20 "Mr. Potato Head"

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Grinding Away Old Valve Seats and Installing Hardened Stellite Seats






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Video of the computer controlled grinding process



Completed seat ground away ready for seat installation

Monday, August 29, 2011

King Pin Install





 Drivers side spindle

 Brake backing plate

 Inside of brake drum

 Axle "hub caps"

 Backing plate, inside

 Drivers side spindle

 Removed axle seals. These are felt rings held in a retainer. I plan to replace these with modern neoprene seals.

Old king pin and bushing. Two new king pin plugs.



Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Connecting Rod Magnafluxing & Honing (Pictures the rebuilder's sent me)

 
Magnafluxing the rods

 Grinding the rod ends


 Rod end surface after grinding

 Grinding Rod caps

 Precision mating surfaces

 NOS rod bolts

 Rods ready for boring

Rod honing