Water and Fuel Fillers

The  water and fuel fillers were added.  When this scan was made the 'scar' left by the removal of the original fuel filler had yet to be filled and cleaned up.

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What about those fillers?   Photos of the fillers on the preserved 5623 show that the water and fuel fillers are distinctive in that the fuel filler plate has a raised ring around the filler cap in contrast with the water fillers which have a rounded arris on the ring around the cap - a ring which is otherwise flush with the surface of the plate.  After several false starts I decided to fabricate these in brass.  The steps were as follows:

Now,  the filler pipes and caps ....

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