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PostSubject: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2013, 2:27 pm

I have my old Murray and bought a new Lawn Machine, MTD. Gonna be putting the both of them into one whole tractor. Murray needs a rearend and the Lawn Machine needs a hood and motor. So im gonna try to make this happen. Gonna be a fun build.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2013, 2:42 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2013, 10:49 pm

pictures?????????????????????????
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 21st 2013, 10:57 pm

Tomorrow. I'll have some up. Hopefully
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2013, 6:28 pm

i have not figured out how to post pics. Please help lol!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2013, 7:17 pm

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Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Wp_00012 Before Anything
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2013, 7:25 pm

Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Wp_00013 Just Some Ideas
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2013, 8:51 pm

What's wrong with the rear end in the Murray?
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 22nd 2013, 10:01 pm

It broke Crying or Very sad so I have this idea.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 23rd 2013, 1:17 pm

Sick today outa school. I guess ill go work lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 23rd 2013, 11:22 pm

Pulled out the transaxle today. The bad part about it. The pulley is splined. Kinda sux. Got my wheels from my Murray on there. Got some done today. Even though I was sick.

Probably late but whatever.

When I swapped my FNR transaxle I just flattened one side of the input shaft and tightened up the set screw on the new pulley. Worked like a champ.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 23rd 2013, 11:24 pm

Just cut the hub out of the middle of the origonal pully and weld it to a weldable pulley
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 24th 2013, 5:02 pm

thought about that might wait to do stuff right now.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeJanuary 26th 2013, 2:06 pm

Sounds like me when i broke the hood on my murray- i took an old MTD hood and put it on - actually it looked almost normal after some trimming on the dash.

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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeFebruary 10th 2013, 10:17 pm

well I do need to make a vid on my progress
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeFebruary 22nd 2013, 5:49 pm

Got alot done with my project, haven't posted any videos cause my computer is screwed up so I might be getting a new one, I'll post videos then.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeFebruary 22nd 2013, 9:20 pm

tts a very nice lookin mower. what year is that mtd? it looks just like the one im buildin!
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeMarch 31st 2013, 12:12 pm

I haven't updated this in so long, but I can't make videos my phone picture button went out. I have cut out the old jackshaft clutch cause it was a mtd and put 1 inch square above the transaxle to space it away from the chassis. Relocated the clutch and put custom pulley on it. Now running a continue belt through it. Motor is my DRC 16Hp Opposed Twin. Did more work on the engine. Cut the intake out more and polished it. Checked everything. That's what latest on this build
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PostSubject: Re: Murray/ Lawn Machine Project   Murray/ Lawn Machine Project Icon_minitimeMarch 31st 2013, 12:16 pm

i thought you told me you was selling every thing to buy some cub cadets?
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