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by Mechwr26
12:27 Saturday 19th January 2019
Forum: Automobiles
Topic: My Favourite Camper Van !
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: My Favourite Camper Van !

Matt , these were ours, both gone now and replaced with a Sprinter but we had some amazing journeys in them over the last 20 odd years
by Mechwr26
12:14 Saturday 19th January 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Replacement Coaches for Worcester
Replies: 66
Views: 11369

Re: Replacement Coaches for Worcester

Sorry this is off-topic, but I'm hoping to attract the attention of our Mechwr26 Trident 33404 appears to be off-road again, and I'm wondering if you can tell us anything about it (when you know) please ? Sorry DD. Yes Cummins have been out and diagnosed a failed fuel pump accumulator on 33404. A u...
by Mechwr26
12:10 Saturday 19th January 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Replacement Coaches for Worcester
Replies: 66
Views: 11369

Re: Replacement Coaches for Worcester

I'll try and get some pics sorted on Monday Adam. It'll be on my phone though.
It's currently in the body shop awaiting prep for paint. Apparently it's going to be painted the same as the spare Citaros. ..
by Mechwr26
21:58 Saturday 12th January 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Replacement Coaches for Worcester
Replies: 66
Views: 11369

Re: Replacement Coaches for Worcester

It's apparently going to be repaired before it comes to Worcester... I've already got 67639 here in bits waiting for parts and 53802 needs an engine, so we could do without another dead bus at the moment whilst we're doing these and trying to sort the Citaros out
by Mechwr26
02:14 Friday 11th January 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Enquiry about B7TL ALX400s at Worcester depot.
Replies: 9
Views: 1544

Re: Enquiry about B7TL ALX400s at Worcester depot.

Hi everyone, Are there any plans for the B7TL ALX400s at Worcester, in terms of staying in the fleet for the foreseeable future? Many thanks. If they did become available, I would recommend 32067 as the better buy.... 2 years ago I replaced the pistons, liners, inlet valves, oil pump, crankshaft be...
by Mechwr26
02:05 Friday 11th January 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Replacement Coaches for Worcester
Replies: 66
Views: 11369

Re: Replacement Coaches for Worcester

Don't get too excited.... one of the " new" coaches is off the road with a siezed engine
by Mechwr26
21:56 Saturday 22nd December 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Visiting Buses at Worcester
Replies: 59
Views: 23822

Re: Visiting Buses at Worcester

66845 now finished and safely back at Leicester. 67639 engine removed and partially stripped. It has broken the rings and damaged the cylinder block. It also has a lot of water in the sump oil due to badly corroded core plugs allowing coolant to mix with the oil
by Mechwr26
11:32 Saturday 8th December 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Visiting Buses at Worcester
Replies: 59
Views: 23822

Re: Visiting Buses at Worcester

Yep she's all stripped down and requires : 6 pistons and liners, 6 inlet valves, an oil filter housing assembly, and an oil pump. It's broken the rings on 3 of the cylinders and badly damaged a liner. The inlet valves have regressed into the seats but I'm pretty sure I can save the heads (800 quid e...
by Mechwr26
22:36 Saturday 24th March 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 67664
Replies: 13
Views: 4824

Re: 67664

Let's hope 67664 doesn't go to stoke Is 53207 ready to go for it's repaint yet ? -- I quite fancy having a Herefordshire regular in Midland Red livery ! 67664 is staying at Worcester 53207 is still in bits. I'm doing 75-80 hrs a week and still cannot get to it. It's going to be there for some time
by Mechwr26
21:55 Friday 9th March 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: "New" vehicles for Worcester?
Replies: 37
Views: 12444

Re: "New" vehicles for Worcester?

Number of Citaros for Worcester is now up to 12. Four are already at Thorntons being refreshed...

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