|Gardner 6LW Marine Engine and Gearbox|
|Object ID||3289|| |
|Collection ID||Internal Fire Core Collection|
|Made By||L. Gardner & Sons Ltd|
|Made In||Patricroft, Manchester, England|
|Description||Ex RN unit, reconditioned and inhibited 30+years ago.|
|Location||Storage awaiting Marine Section in 2015|
|Conservation/ Maintenance History|Initial Check
Initial inspection showed the engine to be in excellent condition. Sump was drained of inhibitor and filled with SAE30.
Pump elements were stuck from standing dry but came free without effort.
After motoring to get good oil pressure the engine was started and is mechanically quiet with 45psi oil pressure.