|Compadre's fuel tanks with holes for new access ports.|
|New sump at the bottom of tank.|
|New sump viewed through access-port opening.|
|New pickup tubes, with tank access-port frame installed.|
|Fuel pickup tube (right) and sump suction tube (left). Very cool.|
We were delighted to find that the frames and floor timbers beneath the engines are still in sound shape and no repairs were needed. Dirty, but sound. We could live with dirty!
|Engine beds with new modifications (the unpainted wood).|
|Newly painted engine room, with port fuel tank in place.|
With the prep out of the way, all is ready for the new engines. We'll have that for you in our next posting.