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The off-side wheel and chain drive before conservation. (81K JPG) 

The complete transmission before treatment. On the lower right-hand side is the clutch. (69K JPG) 

Instead of a separate reverse gear, the Panhard uses a system of three bevel gears. This enables the driver to use all four speeds for forward and reverse. (88KB JPG) 

The main drive shaft which runs across the chassis showing the forward and reverse bevel gears and housing for the differential. Towards the top of the picture is the brake drum and band. (20KB JPG) 

The top or output shaft of the gearbox. The gears are secured to the shaft and the bevel gear on the right forms part of the forward/reverse mechanism (47KB JPG) 

The lower or input shaft of the gearbox. All the gears slide as one unit along this shaft to select one of four speeds. At the bottom of the shaft is the leather-lined cone clutch. (39KB JPG) 

A rear view of the partly dismantled engine, a vee twin of Daimler design. The clutch operates on the polished surfaces in the flywheel (64KB JPG) 

The joint face and interior of a cylinder head. The orange areas indicate a build-up of rust in the water-jacket. (55KB JPG) 

A rear view of the previous photograph showing the top of the cylinder head together with the two valves. The longer exhaust valve is driven from the crankshaft. The smaller inlet valve is operated automatically by the vacuum created in the cylinder. (48KB JPG) 

This brass box contains the burners for the hot-tube ignition used on early petrol engines before the invention of the spark plug. (60KB JPG) 

A front view of the engine after conservation. The chain drive is from the starting handle, which is in the upright position. The horizontal shaft drives the oscillating-type water pump on the left of the picture. (73KB JPG) 

Ian Watson making final adjustments to a bearing on the transmission. (56K JPG) 

A view of the transmission and rear of the engine after conservation. (86KB JPG) 

The final stage of the conservation of the engine was to apply a protective coating to the polished metal surfaces. (61K JPG) 

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