News of repairs to 473 Birch Grove
30 November 2001
Over the past year Birch Grove has become rather mechanically noisy.
In the past few weeks both the big-ends have re re-metalled,
and now the left small end bearing is being replaced.
The small end pins have worn oval,
but removing them is a much more difficult task than replacing the bearing.
The new left small end bearing,
with the new rear half fitted and the new front half marked out for machining.
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Last updated 30 November 2001 by Lewis Nodes.
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