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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 28th 2010, 7:11 pm

Well guys I thought it was because of the brackets moving on the frame but I welded them to the frame and now the rear just bolts to them instead of bolting to a bracket that in turn bolts to the frame.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 29th 2010, 8:08 am

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Well guys I thought it was because of the brackets moving on the frame but I welded them to the frame and now the rear just bolts to them instead of bolting to a bracket that in turn bolts to the frame.
Maybe there is some flex somewhere in the brackets?
bounce bounce Pictures !! Pictures!! bounce bounce bounce
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I won't have any pics till monday.I don't have the time right now to go get any.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 29th 2010, 9:15 am

Maybe the section you made to hold the rear axle is flexing when you run it around- needs extra bracing ? Chunk mentioned even on his machine that large angle he used still flexed alot.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 29th 2010, 9:22 am

welder1991 wrote:
I won't have any pics till monday.I don't have the time right now to go get any.

I understand. Your build is so interesting, I just would like to see how you resolved the issues that you encountered.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 29th 2010, 3:13 pm

Dangeroustoys is right, even my chassis still have flex. And thats 2 inch angle!

Cant wait for pics! Defintly a cool and unique machine!
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Thanks guys I'll have pics tomorrow.Glad everyone is so interested.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 31st 2010, 7:42 am

Its such a cool machine, its unique, and put together really well too!
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 31st 2010, 8:59 am

yea, i can't wait to see a video of it being rode!
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 31st 2010, 6:24 pm

Ok guys here's the pics.I hope you can see them alright.ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Dsci0016ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Dsci0017ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Dsci0018ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Dsci0019ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Dsci0020ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Dsci0021
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 31st 2010, 7:30 pm

That rear end looks solid! Cant see why it wouldnt work!

I'd sand and paint that rear end though, before rust totally takes over! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 31st 2010, 7:34 pm

Yeah thats what I thought to.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeJune 1st 2010, 9:53 pm

Move all the sprockets inward as far as you can. It looks like the sprockets on the tranny are a little close to the ends of the axle-shafts. but that just being nit-picky... Looks great otherwise. I like it!
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They are in as far as I can go.Thanks for liking it though.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeJune 14th 2010, 5:47 pm

Well guys I grenaded the tranny this evening.I thought I had it fixed and went to ride it and snap.The case split in three and the chain in the tranny broke. No
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Damn..... that sucks. Find one of those rear engine rider tranny's and try that...? scratch
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I don't know what I'm gonna do now.I already have like $500 bucks into it.
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I don't know what I'm gonna do now.I already have like $500 bucks into it.

Well you could probably buy a whole nother tractor for $50, and use it's tranny. Thats whats great about these things.
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I have to find some other setup if I do anything cause this tranny and chain thing never did work right.
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I have to find some other setup if I do anything cause this tranny and chain thing never did work right.
It looks like the tranny axle shaft needs some support.Would it be possible to mount a pillow-block bearing or possibly a cassette type on the bracket? A parts tractor is relatively cheap.Do you have pictures of the old transmission ,I would like to see where it broke at, if possible.Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid   ATV Lawn Tractor Hybrid - Page 2 Icon_minitimeJune 15th 2010, 6:24 pm

What about looking for a RAGB - run the drive belt to it then a sprocket to the rear axle.
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ncredleg wrote:
welder1991 wrote:
I have to find some other setup if I do anything cause this tranny and chain thing never did work right.
It looks like the tranny axle shaft needs some support.Would it be possible to mount a pillow-block bearing or possibly a cassette type on the bracket? A parts tractor is relatively cheap.Do you have pictures of the old transmission ,I would like to see where it broke at, if possible.Thanks.
I did put a pillow block on it and thats when she broke.
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Hey guys havent been on in forever.I dont have the craftsman atv mower anymore.I now have a montgomery ward that I'm working on.I'll start a new thread soon.
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looksd kool
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crap dude your front end kicks ass .... good job :-D
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Thanks buddy I wish i still had it
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