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 Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray"

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PostSubject: Re: Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray"   Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray" - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Nov 04, 2012 10:23 pm

I have that exact motor on a lt 1000 that i actually use for mowing great motor .
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PostSubject: Re: Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray"   Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray" - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Nov 04, 2012 10:34 pm

@craftsman dude wrote:
I have that exact motor on a lt 1000 that i actually use for mowing great motor .

Lmao! thats what i pulled it off of. the deck is F'ed!! up, deck drive pully is all out of wack, brakes locked up unless u get under there with a screw driver an pop it loose and the hydro rear makes a noice ive never heard from my simplicity. Razz

but for grass mowing hydro is were its at!!!! I mowed my buddy's, Mom's grass the other day, (he lives out of state now) on his 6speed craftsman. nice tractor but sucked mowing fooling around with the clutch!! Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray"   Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray" - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Nov 04, 2012 10:38 pm

Yea hydro is nice for cutting i have 5 mowers that can cut grass (only 4 do no way i would cut grass with my dads restored snapper ) 2 of the mowers are hydro one is a manual and the other is a mtd vari drive sutup .
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PostSubject: Re: Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray"   Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray" - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Nov 06, 2012 10:28 pm

more pics of stuff ive done to make this thing more lagit.

finished up the exhoust last night, went on a short run down the drive an back up thru the feild. the throttle is still set up like a stock lower would
be but using the gas peddle. i do not like it this way, so im thinking tac install in the near future. maybe that "tinny tack" briggs offers plus it has an hour meter as well.
dont really care but it would be interesting to know how much time i spend riding vs tinkering. lol

here a pic of the hub spacers i made out of some of that "rigid" under ground conduet. its 3/4 inner diamiter so slips right on for a snug fit.
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welded this bracket on to the exhoust an made use of a exhisting bolt hole in the chassis.
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heres the "header", it had two 90's in it already so i hacked the second one off an turned it, then grabbed an extra peice to extend it to the first piping i bent up.
also straitend it out a bit for more flow(as if it was needed) but more so to get it tucked up closer to the frame.
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that exhoust hanger in the back ground is were it sat before, looks like i gained about a inch to me.
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and then i noticed this. Evil or Very Mad
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OK.... soooo im not totally sure what this is all about but my light was just chilling out dangling when i walked out to snap these few pics. I've walk all around where I'd been on it an even checked a few places that i hadn't just incase i blew the lends around when taking care of the leaves. honnestly im confused... theres plenty of clerence in there an ive even shoved the hood back as fare as i can (agressivly btw) still plenty of room. oh well no biggy i guess, just hope i can find another and id be glad to find some new ones since these are hazed any way.

thanks for looking!!! geek
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Very similar to my exhaust job on my LT1000. Nice job. Mine is right under the right foot rest, so it doubles as a foot warmer. Laughing
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^ lol awesome, i remember that now. my freinds an fam' like to say "great minds think alike" right about now. Wink
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LOL! Yep. Wonder how the light got busted out?
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I don't have a D@mn clue...lol usually id say i plowed that tree haha but i seriously just took a quick spin to see how i liked the throttle hook up an tune it a little for responce. nothing special at all. didn't even get to have fun braking it. lol!
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Nothing JB weld won't fix. Smile "JB nimble, JB Kwik, JB weld will make it stick" Saw that on someones avatar. Laughing
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LMAO! nice, yea im sure it would sept i cant find the lends. Sad
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That ain't no good. Get some off road lights. That would blow them stock lights away.
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PostSubject: Re: Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray"   Project: M&M's "military Mud Mowing Murray" - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed Nov 07, 2012 12:50 am

I tell ya those LED lights are bright as hell - i bot a pair of small 8 LED lights on clearance at an autoparts store - ive yet to see them lit , but years ago i put a string of LED 'neons' under my old 85 LT12 one night to see how bright it was - heck it lit an area about 8' all around it .

Plus is the small electrical draw.
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