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 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:41 pm

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:22 pm

Posting from phone. I over looked it.
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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:56 pm

Been riding again and found some breakage, made a video of the repairs

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Sat Dec 12, 2015 10:34 am

What's the engine on that thing rated for?

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Fri Dec 25, 2015 5:24 pm

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:18 pm

Ive been working on finishing up the wheel horses belt cover, Im tired of getting sprayed with water every time I go deep. Only grabbed a couple pics but Ill get some more, also shooting video for a update on my channel. I added the horizontal piece of flat strap to help the water spray. also since the flat strap added a good bit of weight to the guard I added two more mounting points, one on the dash and one on the motor its self. stiffened the whole thing up immensely.



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PostSubject: Nice    Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:55 pm

Nice job I am going to do something like this to so I don't get covered with water and mud
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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:07 pm

I've heard rumors that you'll be out at haspin. Is this thing going out there? Belt picks up some water on the baja sears, but it only throws it out towards the front. Doesn't bother me too bad, but people trying to hook up tow cables complain about it...

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:48 pm

I am planning on going to Haspin, bounce how ever its bad timing, my Wedding Anniversary is the same weekend. I still have to convince the Wife that its a good idea that Im going on a 3 day mower ride instead of spending the weekend with her.....Embarassed but shes cool and I think I can convince her to do Anniversary stuff early. You bringing the Baja ?
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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:01 am

Don't worry tom if he doesn't my sears will be there to pull you around.

As long as she doesn't find the anf you'll be ok
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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:27 pm

Any more of your group going to haspin other than you and ohioOR? How many days?

And are your brakes connected to the petal? How do you like it if so.

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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Sun Jan 31, 2016 11:46 pm

Redline, Im guessing just Me and Oro are gonna make it, might get my cousin jared and his "Statesman" but I really doubt it. I have the factory separate clutch and brake. Clutch on the left, Brake on the right, and I love it.
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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:48 am

I may have my 11 year old with me on her craftsman ii if it's done and surviving
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PostSubject: Re: 70's Wheel horse C-120 mud crawler trail rider   Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:15 pm

So the ol horse has served me very well, but the last handful of rides she has been letting me down, mainly belt issues. I recently changed from a 6 to a 7 when I swapped the motor to a 18 hp Duromax. So I decided to pull it apart and make some long needed upgrades. First up is a overall pic of the belt system, you can see I moved my adjustable idler over a bit to work better with the new motor and pulley size. just fyi the new motor sits about 2 inchs farther forward than the old one, slightly longer bolt pattern than the honda and honda clone I ran before. You can also see the new adjustable belt brake.


Close up of the adjustable belt brake, my problem with the factory one is 2 fold, Ive worn it out twice and rebuilt it with welds, and more importantly its not really in the right spot with how the belt runs with my current setup, basically I needed to run a size smaller belt, but if I did I couldnt push the clutch down enough to disengage before it hit the belt brake. the only way to get it to work was to run a size up belt, but then I really didnt have much tension on the belt because the clutch was already all the way out. Kinda hard to explain with words but if anyone really cares I can explain it in a video. This stop is made out of 1/4 inch angle iron so I shouldn't have to replace it anytime soon and I  can adjust it as the belt wears in.



Here we have a good pic of my extended belt guard, on my wheel horse where I have the very wide 13.5 rear tires, when I go riding at atv parks where there is mud that sticks to the side of my tire, the old open belt guard would scrap the mud off my tire and up into my belt system, forcing me to stop and pull the cover off mid ride and clean the mud out of the belt system. which was very annoying to say the least.



here you can see the extension I welded onto the factory belt cover, I messed up my template and cut it to small, and this was the day before the ride so I just scabbed some scrap steel in the missing part, Ill remake it before I put it back on.




Ive also been working slowly on a heavy duty foot throttle, I tried out foot throttle on our last ride, I just scabbed a bike brake on it to see if I liked it, and I did, I just hated the bike lever its self, so I decided to build one to my standards. Ill try to get some pics of it in the next week or so
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