The Panther Project Vol 2: Engine and Turret
The second volume in The Panther Project series detailing the incredible restoration being carried out on a Panther Ausf. A in the workshops of the Wheatcroft Collection. This volume comprises 208 pages, and covers the period 2009-2018, and concentrates on the restoration of the Turret and its contents, the Maybach 230 P30 engine, and various components of the cooling and fuel systems. It contains 500+ photographs and 12 A4 colour diagrams, including 45 pre-restoration images, and a wartime history.
A Further History, Pre-Restoration, Road Wheels, Fan Drives and Radio Frame, Maybach HL 230 P30, Cylinder Heads, Engine Components, Fuel Filter, Compressor, Hull Walkaround, Gearbox Access Plate, Aerial, Engine Compartment, Radiators, Fan, Boxes, Cooling System Header Tank, Fighting Compartment, First Aid Box, Demolition Charge, Crew Seats, Drivers Station, Radio Operators Station, Turret Basket Underside, Main Gun Travel Lock, Hull Crew Hatches, Fan Drive Compartment, Fuel Header Tank, Fighting Compartment, Hull Ammunition Storage, Turret Exterior, Turret Walkaround, Turret Roof, Turret Front, Gun Barrel and Muzzle Brake, Commanders Cupola, Commanders Periscope, Gunners Station, Main Gun, Lower Main Gun Breech, Spent Shell Basket, Loaders Station, Turret Basket, Gearbox Installation, Zimmerit, Technical Illustrations