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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 2:19 am

Clutch linkage yay




Normal operation yay


Hmmmm jam the clutch pedal all the way down to the tire and it kinda inverses the clutch action. Kinda cool that that happens but i dont wanna die so it'll get a clutch stop i guess


I stole mutts belt and it kinda works but the belt wont really stop, even if i start her in gear. Makes for fun situations. Guess I'll be getting her an inch or two bigger belt than mutt uses.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:57 pm

Heim joints for the clutch linkage? Man you're not messing around! lol! Looks good Rich.

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:00 pm

Eh, they're just ones I had around. Thanks lol.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:31 pm

Wish I had some extra heims laying around!   Razz

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:30 pm

I think that was the last of my 3/8 heims, i have like 4 more 1/2" ones though
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:59 pm

Belt system is looking good. I like the beefy clutch linkage.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:07 pm

I was a little worried it wouldnt be strong off, but i realized this isn't a push linkage like on mutt, its a pull linkage, and the levers are both moving up and down, rather than one up and down and the other side to side.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:12 am

Put the new belt on and moved around the one idler. The belt really doesn't like to slip, but i think it all will wear in.

Other stuff ive done: turn pull start so i can reach it from where i sit. Stuff a plastic pipe thread protector in the dash for a upper steering shaft bushing. Put a throttle cable on. Put in a key switch for a kill switch.


I've driven mules that turn tighter than this thing.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:47 am

@RichieRichOverdrive wrote:
The belt really doesn't like to slip, but i think it all will wear in.

I'm not really sure what you mean there? Could you elaborate?
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:52 am

The belt doesn't like to stop when i push the clutch, unless it's in gear
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:14 pm

Little stretching and polishing the pulleys (break-in) and as long as you have some guides.  Should work out.  Hopefully the belt doesn't get chewed up.

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 1:21 pm

I haven't had a problem with the belt coming off. Might put some guides anyways.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:12 pm

I had to add a couple engine and one trans guide to Kal so the belt would not grab on clutching.  Didn't need them to keep it on.  Smile

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:21 pm

The stock ones are still on the trans, guess i only gotta worry about the engine
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:53 pm

Made a front belt keeper.




With that, it seems the belt problems are solved. I also cut tubing to space the rear wheels correctly so they arent walking back and forth on there.

Next... gas pedal, seat, and maybe some work with the front axle
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:57 pm

Nice job on the belt keeper!

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:00 pm

Thanks, i thought it was kinda meh myself. I reaaaaaly need one of those bench mount stock benders, you cant get perfect bends with just a hammer and a vise.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:44 am

Put the seat from the RS on. Only had to drill 2 holes so that's cool. I also put the shifter thingy in, made a kingpin and put it in, and greased the front end and steering. Probably other things too but i dont remember.

(I have the foam part of that seat ill prolly duct tape on, it's not bad now though)


Now... reroute exhaust so i can have the hood on and gas pedal. We'll see how it looks then.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:16 am

The Belt keeper is kinda bit overkilled LOL

paint the Frame and every body part from the inside black and the visible side of the body clear cloat.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:25 am

None of this original paint is staying. It's uglier than yo momma.
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:27 pm

I like the belt retainer design. Does the stock exhaust not line up with one of the headlight holes?
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:22 pm

Nah, not quite. I'd rather have it pointing towards the ground anyways
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:23 pm

Really like the looks of that old engine.

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:28 pm

Me too. Shame it's getting replaced with a honda clone that i wont feel bad about abusing, when i get one
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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:44 pm

I've been eyeballing one for a project but they want $90 for it. Not quite feeling that much. LOL

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PostSubject: Re: MTD - "Budgie"    Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:48 pm

Especially when a new one is $99!
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