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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Fri May 31, 2013 7:54 pm

With all that framing you're adding, surely to god you can find a slick way to relocate your fuel tank and lower the seat.

Also, I suggest finding a way to brace those exhaust pipes up before the vibrations and shocks get to them and end up cracking your cylinder heads...
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Fri May 31, 2013 8:32 pm

To have more room between the rear rims and the roll cage i would cut the stock rim down some
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Fri May 31, 2013 9:26 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
With all that framing you're adding, surely to god you can find a slick way to relocate your fuel tank and lower the seat.

Also, I suggest finding a way to brace those exhaust pipes up before the vibrations and shocks get to them and end up cracking your cylinder heads...
Also i plan on lowering the seat as soon as i get a new gas tank so i can relocate it and that way i can build the top part of the cage without it being
so high.
Also the stacks do have supports.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Fri May 31, 2013 9:27 pm

@greener179 wrote:
To have more room between the rear rims and the roll cage i would cut the stock rim down some
Yeah i plan on cutting them down here soon.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Fri May 31, 2013 9:40 pm

@truckin42 wrote:

Also the stacks do have supports.

Oh, good. I can't see them.

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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Fri May 31, 2013 9:47 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
@truckin42 wrote:

Also the stacks do have supports.

Oh, good. I can't see them.

Yeah they blend in with the stacks.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Jun 01, 2013 7:28 am

Ahh. Camoflaged. Good. LOL

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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:50 am

Yep lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:00 am

When you are done are you going to put anything tractor related back on it (fenders, hood,etc..)?
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:20 pm

I plan on making an full engine cage for a hood.
As for tractor related parts none of the origanal part will go back on it mabe a set of trailer fenders.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:22 pm

i dont know if they still have them, but bmi carts had 10" wide aluminum diamond plate fenders for 29.99 on sale
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:24 pm

Well i need steel ones so i can weld them on the cage.
But ill check them out.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:35 am

The aluminum tread plate stuff would look good, but they would be harder to mount. Besides that, most of the BMI stuff is geared towards karts an minibikes- designed to go over tires that are only 15" or 16" in diameter. Put a wee little fender like that over a fullsize car tire, it's gonna look dumb.

I say go with the steel trailer fenders. Cheap, made for larger tires, weldable, etc. Then again, that's exactly what I did... LOL

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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:25 am

Yeah i gonna go with the trailer fenders.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:36 am

Hey guys i got a few better pics of the cage and the whole mower.

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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:25 am

Well guys i took rustey out for a romp and desided to make a new trail well the hill was alittle to steep and had alot of loss dirt on it so i went
around the woods and my mower was just about out of gas so i floored it and put the lever all the way fowerd and just went for it and just runnin over all diffrent sizes of logs ran over alot of desint size branches it did spin but i just wiggled the mower and it went over it i did have to get off it once and pick it up over a log the was like 10" wide but overall nothin broke and it handeled it prety good spun alittle but it got thru it.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:25 pm

Today i was thinkin should i change my tires from the 24" car tires to the 33" truck tires you guys tell me should i?
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:31 pm

i say do it, but if you do, you should mount your current rear tires on the front to keep it from sitin down to low in the front
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:36 pm

Yeah thats what im gonna do.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:16 am

Do the hub thing I did in the rear haha
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:33 pm

Well that is what i was gonna do but my roll cage will be in the way.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:38 pm

@truckin42 wrote:
Well that is what i was gonna do but my roll cage will be in the way.
Oh that's right. Maybe cut that other side of the Ron off like the one towards the seat? I'd look cleaner
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:45 pm

Yeah good idea.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:01 pm

Hey guys i know i havet been keeping you guys update and thats becaues iv been real busy with work and
havent had a whole lot of time to work on rustey or to come on here and hangout alittle bit.

Im hoping to be able to work on rustey and log on here when school starts again but if i can log on i will.
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PostSubject: Rustey Medal   Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:53 pm

anything going on with this? it looks interesting.
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PostSubject: Re: Rustey Medal   Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:25 pm

Yeah I plan on rebuild it here soon.
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