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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:45 pm

i do what thunder said, works most the time
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:25 pm

Alright guys monday ill try all these out and see what works haha im very anxious
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:19 pm



So i tore the engine above down to the bare block gona put a billet dog bone and an ohv rod
waiting for some mulaa$$
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PostSubject: New Craftsman II OFF-ROAD BUILD   Tue Feb 04, 2014 2:58 pm

ain't we all? lol. say, in one of the pictures above it looks like oil is leaking out past the piston?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Tue Feb 04, 2014 3:02 pm

1997 Murray wrote:
ain't we all? lol. say, in one of the pictures above it looks like oil is leaking out past the piston?  
Yeah i thought so too but its just the engine was fliped sidewasy . Is this normal
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:52 am

So i was wondering how can i measure the cylinder bore so i know wether to put new rings in or not?? anybody?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:52 am

Bore gauge... looks like a T. Top of the T has numbers that show the bore. You need to slide it down the bore and take several measurements, as well as checking it for out of roundness to determine if it needs boring or just honing
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Thu Apr 23, 2015 4:02 pm

SO guys its been a year but feels like a million years have gone by since i updated this thread.
So i pulled her out of my junk pile yesterday she looks pretty much the same as when i first got her
i will post pics when i get home .
So first things first i wanna fix the steering on it which as you all may know craftsman stock steering
is just a Delightful Failure.....




Pics Coming Soon...... Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Fri May 01, 2015 9:28 am

Heres how she sits now
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Fri May 01, 2015 10:06 am

Sand blasted the steering gear and painted it Cast Blast Gray.
Now i have to put on the Heim Joints i found here at work off a Deere Backhoe & Finish the steering box im trying to eliminate the plastic bushings and the plastic "T" that holds the steering shaft in place. Pics of that are coming soon


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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Sat May 02, 2015 8:42 am

Various tie rods i salvaged from work

This cool pedal too off a backhoe
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Mon May 11, 2015 1:49 pm

So heres what ive been able to do so far to the steering box , Welded some steel bushings in place

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Mon May 11, 2015 5:54 pm

You have access to a blasting cabinet? You're one lucky duck my friend.
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