The complete wiring harness removed.
Stage 2 is to create more space in the boiler for all of the components that need to be placed here.
This is being done by bending over the two metal plates.
The battery pack will now fit above the motor.
The funnel has been drilled out and smoke unit glued in place, held by coffee stirrers while the glue dries. The operation seems to have sent James cross-eyed!