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Its just great man
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Lmao!!! Laughing Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 04, 2019 3:34 pm

Completely off topic but just as a heads up my honda gx has a 1 1/8 shaft so I ended up getting one of those split tapered deals. Didnt know if I was gonna like it but tbh I'd put them suckers on everything. Idk what ever works for you.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 04, 2019 3:39 pm

I got a pulley and hub from TSC for this one. I know those split taper ones are better but i haven't come across one yet so I haven't used one.

You just reminded me, I'm gonna gave to deal with the taper on the trans input shaft when i pulley swap it. Grr.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 04, 2019 3:44 pm

Oooof my honda came off a generator so the shaft was tapered so my dad machined a sleeve that would slide over the tapered shaft to make it straight. I'm sure you could do the same......maybe idk what those shafts look like.
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I have a lathe, I'll just turn the the hub down and a pulley to match and zap it together with the big hot glue gun

Battery box is made
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeWed Jun 05, 2019 3:20 am

Battery box is in, wiring i got with the engine needs some cleaning up but its all good. And i gotta mount the keyswitch.
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So have you ever driven this thing? It looks like your getting pretty close.
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Yeah one ride around the yard a while ago with no kill switch lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeWed Jun 05, 2019 10:46 am

Yeah lol

Going to the scrapyard today(the one where i got those 820s) to find some parts for this thing big yeet
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Got a steering wheel, a choke cable, and some exhaust tubing for this thing at the junkyard today.
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Ran the welder out of gas. Got this far though
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I think a cool heat shield is due for this exhaust. If only i had some expanded stainless or something. That would be awesome.
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Thanks seb i can't wait to get it done.

Swapped in my new wheel because i like my steering wheels the opposite of how i like my girls.
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Battery tie down from an old belt, same as i did on mutt.
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I like how this exhaust looks coming out from under the hood.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeThu Jun 06, 2019 6:10 pm

I bet that sucker sounds good.....you should drive it to a bar and park next to the harley guys and just rev the heck out of it. Then just get up and walk in like you own the place Cool
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It doesn't sound great. Mostly because the carb is missing an O ring so it runs fat. It's not as loud as i thought it would be though. Will be nice with a resonation chamber.
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Oooof I was hoping for something that shrieks....I guess it is just a lawnmower engine. The header looks good Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 2731072446 looks pretty slick running them together like that.
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It'll sound better when i get the rebuild kit for the carb. Although all it needs is the one O ring around the jet. It'll rip then.
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeThu Jun 06, 2019 6:35 pm

To bad you dont live close, my day works for a company that makes O rings. Let me tell ya he can talk you into tears about O rings.
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Nice pipes. I'm still trying to figure mine out.

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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2019 4:47 pm

Same with me not sure what I'm doing just yet. hmm
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman GT6K   Craftsman GT6K - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMon Jun 10, 2019 1:46 am

What would cause this thing to run really fat, fire oddly, and just not run smoothly in general? It always starts super easy, on the first few turns, but it just doesn't run right. There's a missing O ring on a jet but I don't think that would cause a problem this severe. There's something weird going on with it.

Oh yeah and im working on a foot throttle. My friend gave me this cool one so I'm trying to use it.
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