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PostSubject: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 25th 2013, 7:35 pm

I want to know all of your ideas every one!
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 25th 2013, 8:38 pm

What kind of racing mower? Just a fast mower an oldschool racing mower made with min$ and you re use the existing transaxle or the lightest and fastest with a separate peerless trans to a like rear axle
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 25th 2013, 8:50 pm

im going to build one that is light and fast
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 25th 2013, 8:55 pm

Ill try and put some pics up tomm of how do do em good
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 4:27 pm

Ok thanks for the help Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 6:04 pm

Been wondering on the drive setup on racing lawnmowers
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 8:51 pm

Cut a front axle off a nice go-kart (for the steering geometry) as anything over 20 mph needs something better than stock lawn mower steering. direct steer is nice as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 9:19 pm

Racing - below 5" in frame clearance
Rally - if above 5"
Speedy - if above 7"
Low rider - below 2"

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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 9:58 pm

im using racing cart parts for mine, frame is going to be about 3" off the groung, running live axle, and slicks
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:01 pm

richie thomas wrote:
im using racing cart parts for mine, frame is going to be about 3" off the groung, running live axle, and slicks

That's cheating
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:07 pm

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im using racing cart parts for mine, frame is going to be about 3" off the groung, running live axle, and slicks

That's cheating
its saving me money, you would to if you had someone give you two of them lol
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:11 pm

richie thomas wrote:
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richie thomas wrote:
im using racing cart parts for mine, frame is going to be about 3" off the groung, running live axle, and slicks

That's cheating
its saving me money, you would to if you had someone give you two of them lol

True that Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:25 pm

it saved me like 350-400 dollars lol, now i dont need to buy
1.a live axle $49.99
2.sprockets $50
3.hubs-$17.99 each
4.brakes-$49.99
5.direct steering parts-$30.00
6.a peice of metal for the front axle-$36.89
7.chrome rims-alot
8.slicks-alot more
9.alot of time-im lazy Razz
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:34 pm

richie thomas wrote:
it saved me like 350-400 dollars lol, now i dont need to buy
1.a live axle $49.99
2.sprockets $50
3.hubs-$17.99 each
4.brakes-$49.99
5.direct steering parts-$30.00
6.a peice of metal for the front axle-$36.89
7.chrome rims-alot
8.slicks-alot more
9.alot of time-im lazy Razz

Ya rub it in Smile but that's great
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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:40 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Racing mower ideas!   Racing mower ideas! Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2013, 10:41 pm

lol sorry, i cant help but not rub it in, i alomst always get good deals Razz
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