Repair and Recommissioning of a 1956 Gardner 6L3 engine.
Photos Courtesy of BetaIIIfireboat.com. July 2014
Repair and Recommissioning of a 1956 Gardner 6L3 engine
Posted - 14th June 2014
This is where MPS comes in. After many years of neglect the Gardner 6L3 hiding in the Beta III's engine room needed some TLC to get it back into a reliable and usable condition. Our first visit to the boat found that although not seized and appearing to have good compression some other bits were not so good. The fuel injection pump and cambox are partially seized resulting in an engine that starts, all be it only on a couple of cylinders. Over the restoration of the Beta III we will be working on the engine to get it back running smoothly. First up is the fabrication and replacement of most of the off engine systems. Bilge pump, raw water, exhaust and fuel systems. We will post updates as the work progresses.
For more information on the restoration of the Beta III see the blog here
A new sleak look for spring 2014
Posted - 07th March 2014
Along with the start of spring 2014 comes a fresh new look for the Marine Power Services Website. Over the next few months a selection of new features and additions will be added to improve the look and general navigation of the website. This new look will coincide with a programme to increase and improve the technical information available online to our visitors.
This new website has been written to better support the ever growing use of tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. Utilising many of the recent improvements in website software Joomla CMS, HTML5 and CSS3 are used to better support current user preferences. NOTE for users of Internet Explorer 8 or lower. HTML 5 is not supported in these outdated browsers. We have made every effort to maintain usabilty with IE8 but use of this browser or older will restrict your experience. Please consider upgrading to a newer version.
In collaboration with the Riveted Narrowboat Company