For those having problems with PIC0 and PIC1, use Alternative VSHMenu by Red Squirrel.
You can change it there, and it works.
About recovery translations, there seem to be some issue with loading them from flash1. (Have not tried this myself)
But they load fine from seplugins folder.
Here's a Norwegian Recovery text:
(Due to no_... not being supported, leave the en_... like it is)