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PostSubject: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:21 pm

DLT 2000 ( BUILD PLAN ) THRASHER !
there is a lot to this build !! this build will be a dedicated mud racer. the tractor is a hydro , but will get a 1 inch live axle , peerless 700 trans box , back half of frame will get built out of square tube , so i can mount the 700 and live axle , new tires all around , disk brake , the motor in it will be replaced with a 18 hp v-twin van guard  , tether kill  switch , it will be lowered a lot , stretched up front with a GT 6000 front clip , chopped hood , chopped dash , cut rear fenders and lower seat , all new wiring , push button start , kill switch on dash , lights , and all new paint !! this build will be a costly build but thats all good because i have 9 months to build but i need it done by Oct 1st so i can get a video of it performing like it should at the last race of the season in my town !!!!   WISH ME LUCK !!!








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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:34 pm

Looks like you've got your hands full- better get the wife in there! Wink
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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Wed Feb 01, 2017 8:36 pm

Pretty demanding build you got there! Good Luck!

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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:08 pm

Judging by your YouTube videos you are gonna set a record for quickest buildoff finish...
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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Thu Feb 09, 2017 12:02 pm

@bow tie mud guy wrote:
i need it done by Oct 1st

Oct 1 is my birthday. Are you building this for me?
lol!  lol!

Mud racer sounds fun, ought to be good!
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PostSubject: 1st update on thrasher    Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:16 pm

i have been working on this rig for a few weeks and its coming along pretty well !! still a long way to go !!






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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Sat Feb 25, 2017 5:29 pm

Looks good. What kind of rear tyres are those? Look a bit strange.
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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:17 pm

Wow I'm really looking forward to seeing this build done. And those paddle tires are wild!

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PostSubject: thrasher reply !!   Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:45 pm

i know what you mean ! this thing is going to be wicked to say the least , the rear tires should do what i need them to do but the only thing im kinda worried about is it getting to much grip and flipping backwards !! im thinking some sort of wheelie bar might be in order
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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:40 pm

Wheelie bar would look pretty cool. What kinda speed are you looking for?

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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Sun Feb 26, 2017 12:10 am

Looking good. Nice frame stretch.

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PostSubject: trasher reply    Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:08 am

well with my mud rig that i had in oct 16 i run 200 foot of mud at the bogs in 6.8 seconds and took 1st place , so im looking to beat that by 2 seconds this oct with THRASHER !!
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PostSubject: thrasher   Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:51 am

thrasher has come a lil ways in the past month , i  had to go with a peerless 930 for this build because of the torq and clutch drops im going to be doing with this tractor . i dont think the peerless 700 would have held up to the pure hell im going to put this rig through !! i did get the motor in and all hooked up and running ( stock un touched yet ) . next is the pulleys and clutch . when i have that done it will be time for a test drive in stock form as for the motor goes ! if i like what i have at the end of testing , i will tear the rig down and do a complete once over ( finish weld , reinforcing ) before it goes to paint . in the mean time the motor will get some work done to it , to make it stronger and more reliable ! i hope you like it so far !! i also got that big hole covered up in the frame up front !



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PostSubject: Re: bow tie mud guy thrasher build - build #1 [2017 Build-Off Entry]   Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:34 pm

I have unlocked your thread and moved it to the [ Off Road ] section, feel free to keep updating it.

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