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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeSat May 21, 2011 9:54 pm

Ok so i got the wiring almost done... i got a button and a toggle switch from lowes only to realize that the button wasnt a momentary push button till i got home.. so when i would press it it would keep tying to start untill i pressed it again. but i got all the wires, the solenoid, and the toggle switch rigged up and ready to go. i will try to go to a hardware store tomorrow cuz i want to finish up the wiring this weekend
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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeMon May 30, 2011 2:55 pm

So the wiring is done. i got a kill switch and a push bttuon starter rigged up. the button dont look the best but it work. lol

all the wiring is done.

this thing is a beast though iv ridden it a few times slowly taken it to the next level and now im kinda scared to to take it any faster. lol

in 4th gear i can hit bout 30-35 and it has 6 gears. im kinda scared to try 5th and prolly will never use 6th gear

i need to get a video of this thing drivin

heres some of the wiring pics... i cleaned it up with that tubing stuff

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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeMon May 30, 2011 5:50 pm

Youre at the stage where i was with my murray - near stock hieght ( with those large wheels) and unlocked front axle with stock steering - itll handle badly - i never had mine in 5th, much less 6th because it was way too unstable.

Id search at least for a set of lower profile rear tires , lock the front axle and get a set of brakes - and wear a helmit.

Lower the tractor sets, better it will be to handle .
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PostSubject: i think i need a front bumper   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeTue Aug 09, 2011 4:37 pm

alright so i was riding around today and i go to park it in its regular parking spot and wasnt paying attention and i ran straight into then fencepost. lol i was only goin like 2 miles an hour but it still had alot of force behind it.

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u can see the paint on the post that i hit and the front grill is plastic so its messed up pretty bad.

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this was after i fixed some of the cracks with a blow torch then repainted it. it doesnt look nearly as bad as it did but its still pretty cracked up. and it arleady had a few cracks but now its way worse.

so... moral of the story is i need a front bumper. thats gonna be my next little project. i dont want anything huge and outa place lookin just somethin small that will get the job done
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PostSubject: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeTue Aug 09, 2011 10:18 pm

A quicky pipe bumper could have saved that. My foot slipped off the clutch loading this in the truck. blew the front out of the bed... not a scratch on the tractorSpeed Build - Page 6 Photo_101810_002
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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeTue Aug 09, 2011 11:50 pm

yea i actually saw that picture earlyer and was thinking i want somethin simple like that with either round or square tubing
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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeThu Aug 18, 2011 3:09 am

im putting a full grill guard but for a racer a simple tube would be good cause its barely any additional weight
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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeSun Oct 09, 2011 9:55 pm

@redzz02 wrote:
hey man direct steer! you definately want it, ive almost killed my self multiple times from leaving the steering alone and going 40mph with it. also if no plans for upgraded brakes atleast use the stock ones and maintain them. its better to have some stopping power than now, ive rearended friends and hit stuff alot of the times because of no breakes, and believe me it doesnt feal good

DOWN SHIFT!!! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeSun Mar 25, 2012 6:51 pm

@noledroByrreK wrote:
Also another thing i have to figure out... and that is brakes. i want to use disk brakes but i need to find some for free or cheap. but i think i can start designing the rotor so im ready when i get them. heres some pics.


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but i think i can fabricate a rotor to fit in between the wheel and frame. i saw this really good idea on a racing mower build and i think i can reproduce it

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he has it mounted on the axle but it goes over the transaxle. i figure if i can do that i can squeeze brakes in there. what do yall think?
any links to this particular build
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PostSubject: Re: Speed Build   Speed Build - Page 6 Icon_minitimeSat Apr 06, 2013 7:58 pm

about the cracking, you could but a lot of JB weld, its like a expoy mix but super strong. id make the cracks even with themselves and just line the crack with the JB weld on both sides of the grill. then just have quality time with the sand paper and you should be good as new!

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