August 2018 Update on Union Pacific 4014

Xmtrman Aug 29, 2018

  1. Xmtrman

    Xmtrman TrainBoard Member

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    Enjoy,
    Bob
     
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  2. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    His use of "bushing" loses me. It seems to be in reference to the cylinders? But near the end he is talking about the lead truck? In the automotive and truck repair trades, when speaking of a cylinder, this is usually called a "sleeve".
     
  3. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Member

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    Ken, I got the impression he was talking about the bushing within the front engine articulation hinge.
     
  4. ddm502001

    ddm502001 TrainBoard Member

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    If they had to sleeve and rebore the cylinders then they can call them as bushed as the sleeve is not temporary but a repair bushing. He did note a repair bushing in the cylinder valve chest and the pivot on the front truck articulation joint. This machine will be almost as new when she comes out and back on the road.
     

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