I recently gave this engine a re-restoration. I already fully restored it, but there where still a few things to be done. Since it was my first flatbase Mamod by the time I bought it, I didn't even know that the throttle lever and whistle lever shouldn't be that long.
About a your ago I accidentally dropped the engine, there was no big damage to it, but there was some paint damage at the firebox corners:
Most people wouldn't bother, but being a bit of a perfectionist, it kept annoying me. So while I was painting another engines base red, I thought I'd do this one as well at the same time.
I also was able to repair the whistle, there was just a bit of pipe soldered over the original lever. The throttle lever was a bit more difficult, the extra piece there was welded onto it, so there was no way I could get that off.
Luckily I had a spare lying around, so that was also sorted easily.
After that, the engine now looks like this: