Functional restoration of the Speeder for use at ARM.
Union Pacific speeder built by the Fairmont railway motors-division of Harsco Corporation. The motor car is equipped with a ONAN engine and is chain driven. The model MT-14 motor car was built between 1967- 1986. There was a total of 2,768 of these models built in a 23 year period. The maximum capacity for the car is 6 people.
March 4, 2012
oiled drive chain
left a oil can in the storage compartment this is used for oiling choke and drive chain noticed that drive chain bangs on the side of the car this warrants further investigation.
ran car for about hour right after shutting down baldwin
February 20, 2012
replaced old wing nut on carburator with 2 brand new stainless steel wing nuts replaced shattered orange becon globe with new orange becan globe from a similar rotating light becon
February 18, 2012
greased zirc fittings on the brake axle underneath the car
cleaned top of soler panel for better use
ran for hour and a half
used gumout on carb for idiling problem no effect
found engine plate
model and make number: cckb-MF/3393J
engine serial number: G810579042
engine oil capacity: 3.50T
found markings on wheel
16 5/16 X 4 1/2
February 11, 2012
Tore off old foam that surrounded the air filter element and replaced the old foam with new foam found in the upholstery car. Ran the car for a half an hour.
Washed the exterior and interior. The car is still not running properly with the throttle the choke needs to be on for the car to respond to its own throttle this warrants further investigation.
February 4, 2012
Oiled entire choke line and repaired connection from choke cable to actual choke on carburetor. Repaired small fuel leak from fuel hose to fuel pump by cutting off the old cracked piece of rubber tubing and connecting it with extra slack from fuel hose all thanks to Alan R Rybarchyk for the help.
January 29, 2012
Filled up entire gas tank on the speeder from the gas can
sitting in the plymouth. The car was ran for about an hour or so after annual
Oiled the ENTIRE drive chain help from Alan R Rybarchyk.