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PostSubject: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:51 am

This is a 1993 murray wide body with the only thing that is stock is, well ..... Nothing . Ungoverned Briggs opposed twin , 6 speed spicer Trans axle , 20 inch turf savers on the back , 15 inch turfs on the front with inner tubes , racing air filter , steel gas tank , welded front axle , lowered 1 1/5 inches , custom exhaust , 8 inch front 3 inch rear pulley, working brakes with modified linkages, Double clutch pulley.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:09 pm

interesting air filter you have there?

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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:13 pm

yeah, really gave it a lot of air flow . i didn't have to re-jet the carb even .
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:13 pm

Heres a few pics of my pull starter(disregard the junk welds)


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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:41 pm

I like that air filter, got any pics of how you mounted it? Been wanting to put a snorkel or something on my oppys for a long time.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:33 pm

I need to make a better mount since i cracked this one when it was on a different mower but it is a pvc end cap for 3.5" " pipe with a hole drilled out to fit the intake and vent holes, then mounting pattern. the air filter fits over the pipe and ect.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:03 pm

Threw some tires on it from an atv and put on a different clutch spring then took it for a romp ! had loads of fun getting stuck multiple times , and i think i am going to turn it into an off roader










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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:22 pm

Well got this beast out of the woods and was startoing to change the tires back to turfs and realized that when i flipped it it torqued the front tranny mouint and completely busted the bolt mount off and made this thing toast. I will probably save the frame for a build off idea and put the engine on something else


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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:24 pm

Aw that sucks man. Must've been quite the roll.

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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:28 pm

Yeah t'was pretty violent . landed hard on the right rear axle . had all of the weight on that one tire for a sec . oh well its redneck life i guess lol
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:59 am

That one's pretty dickered bud. At least you have some good guts for spare parts!
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:06 pm

Yeah, i was surprised it held up this long. ive abused the out of it.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:08 pm

I beat the heck outta my 820, surprisingly it was still solidly mounted when it blew half the case off. Safe to say, they're pretty sturdy, til they're not
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:32 pm

I want an 820, but have not found one yet .
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:47 pm

I seem to be in a hotspot of 820s. Always see em in mowers on marketplace and craigslist.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:49 pm

Lucky. Never even laid eyes on one , might of caught a glimpse of one driving through town once or twice but thats it
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:55 pm

I almost always see Murray GTs with them. That's where I got my latest one from, a Murray GT.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:56 pm

yeah thats what i have seen here too, i need to find a junk yard with mowers or something
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:59 pm

Yeah, that'd be neat. I want to also, but IDK if they actually make such things!
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:05 pm

I have one guy near me with a yard full of mowers, I've bought a bunch of good stuff from him lol. I figure if I ever blow an MST he has probably 10 laying around I could buy.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:13 am

lol! Now that I think of it, a friend not too far away has a junkyard of atvs, dirt bikes, probably mowers, and pickups and stuff like that. Might ask them for something, the atvs would be useful for a lot of parts.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:22 am

Atvs aren't that great unless they have the right kind of coil overs, running engines to use , and nice tires lol
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:59 am

You guys should see the mower junkyard that I got my Peerless 600 from. I swear there's one of every lawn tractor ever made there. And it's all for sale!! Haha.

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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:02 am

Lol, would be nice if I could find one like that! I mostly need a frame for the rear-end of the Roper, but it would be nice to know we could blow up our trannies and not worry about not finding another!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Murray wide body "racing" mower   Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:12 am

@AllisKidD21 wrote:
You guys should see the mower junkyard that I got my Peerless 600 from. I swear there's one of every lawn tractor ever made there. And it's all for sale!! Haha.
if theres one of every tractor, why didn't you get a 820????? lol
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