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PostSubject: New ford gt85!   Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:34 am

So haven't been on much lately just been busy but I got a new toy! It's a 1992 ford gt85 beast! Gotta kohler 18 hp oppy, hi/low hydro does like 15 STOCK! Best part is it's SHAFT DRIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It's just a monster it's huge  Twisted Evil 
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:50 pm

jealous!!
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:52 pm

whats the drive shaft on it look like? I think that's a pretty interesting design!
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:22 pm

I'll take a pic later
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:25 pm

thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed Apr 23, 2014 4:27 pm

Nice! How much was it and what are your plans?
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:43 pm

Traded an old dirtbike for it and the mower I'm using to build "SouthernStyled" with
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Tue May 20, 2014 11:35 pm

Alright finally got around to workin on it tonight and me and my brother made a custom intake adapter to retrofit a briggs 16hp vanguard carb on it, and my plans are to make it my new mud mower and have fun on mower. Got some pics of the drive shaft to.


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PostSubject: reply   Wed May 21, 2014 8:29 pm

Sweet!
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed May 21, 2014 8:32 pm



Had to organize a few of my mowers
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed May 21, 2014 9:48 pm

Wow that thing sure is a tank. Reminds me of my cub cadet with a shaft drive hydro.
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Wed May 21, 2014 9:53 pm

Haha yeah it sure is
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Fri Aug 15, 2014 5:51 pm

Alright I'm back on this, I finally found a carb but I can't figure out the linkage for the throttle since it had none on it and how the governor goes? Anybody ever had one of these? Or know where I can find a manual or something? Even just a pic works too
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:21 pm

Alright y'all I found it in the service manual on Kohler's website lets hope it'll work. Also here's a pic I found
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:58 pm

Shaft drive= Awesome.
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PostSubject: Re: New ford gt85!   Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:07 pm

Shaft drive is awesome. is that a M18 kholer?
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