Sunday, September 20, 2015
Improvise and Overcome - An Interesting Story
They drove almost 600 miles on a rod bearing made out of leather. I don't know if it would work on a more modern engine but I did read that during WW2 a U-Boat had bearing trouble in the middle of the Atlantic and they used the tin foil wrappers from the crew's cigarette packages to make emergency repairs to get home.
From The Old Motor.
Sometimes its amazing what you can do when you have no other choices.