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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:31 pm

old iron I suggest flapper but make your own design thatd be cool!
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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:14 pm

my only fear with a flapper is that it wont open all the way, due to the small amount of air thats going to move. especially now with a bigger pipe

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:37 pm

just mark the sides of the stack so you can use it as a rain gauge

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Mon Mar 03, 2014 3:56 pm

@Lawren Wimberly wrote:
just mark the sides of the stack so you can use it as a rain gauge

 Idea why didnt i think of that!?! BRILLIANT

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Fri Mar 07, 2014 6:42 pm

if its nice tomorrow im gonna change the fuel line, all of it. probably pick up a pack of small hose clamps, 2 new petcocks, and a filter. if i dont put it on, i'll atleast have it. long as i can get to the store

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:14 pm

never made it to the store, but i AM currently in the process of building a new exhaust. i just wasnt happy with the old one. vid and pics to follow

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:23 pm

Where are the pics? It didn't happen unless ya got pics or vidya!

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:10 pm







there ya go!

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:14 pm

you broke it!

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Mar 09, 2014 9:20 pm

heres some better pics













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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:39 pm

howdy kids, just another quick vid. went for a rip today. went well. here, have a video.. LOL


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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:41 pm

all im gonna say is my wallet feels light now... Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:32 am

should do like pug and cut around the seat well and raise the fenders to clear would look cool and give you a little bolster to keep your butt in the seat so you dont pull a fearless :p

I have that same kinda starting fluid >.>
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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:26 pm

@Moose wrote:
should do like pug and cut around the seat well and raise the fenders to clear would look cool and give you a little bolster to keep your butt in the seat so you dont pull a fearless :p

way too much work. like the idea but way too much fab work for me. i like to keep things simple

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:36 am

fever finally broke last night. thank the lord.... so today im off to TSC for a tire spoon, and im gonna swing by my dads and swipe his die grinder. can anyone guess what im up to?

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:07 am

Tire and rim swap?
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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:13 am

@TroyBilt Pony wrote:
Tire and rim swap?

youre half right

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:57 pm


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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:18 am

this thing just rips the living hell out of everything now. there'll be a vid today

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:03 pm


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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:33 pm

Nice. They look pretty beefy on there.

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:50 pm

thanks!

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:16 am

so, today (with my excessive romping, and yard work-tractor ran almost all day yesterday and most of the day today) my mom has gotten sick of the exhaust, and said i need to put a muffler on. she'll buy, so im thinking i might get THIS and just stick a length of pipe on so i can keep my stack. what do yall think about that one?

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 20, 2014 8:56 am

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so, today (with my excessive romping, and yard work-tractor ran almost all day yesterday and most of the day today) my mom has gotten sick of the exhaust, and said i need to put a muffler on. she'll buy, so im thinking i might get THIS and just stick a length of pipe on so i can keep my stack. what do yall think about that one?
looks like it should work, or you can get the large style muffler tips at tractor supply that baffle really well.

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:16 am

Nice new Shoes!

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PostSubject: Re: Willis's 74' Bolens (rolling thunder)   Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:35 pm

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Nice new Shoes!
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