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PostSubject: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 9:51 pm

Build a tractor that is capable of traveling at 40mph, able to go down any trail you point it at (mud rocks logs ect..) and be able to pull a 4000 pound suv.
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 9:54 pm

wouldn't be to hard with a 5 or 6 speed most of these trannys even geared up have a low first gear .Be interesting to see what people come up with.
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 9:55 pm

Yea!
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 10:13 pm

Ill put a tractor hood on my quad. DONE!

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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 10:14 pm

Lol
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 10:26 pm

@redlinemotorsportts wrote:
Ill put a tractor hood on my quad. DONE!

or put ur quad in ur mower
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 10:47 pm

I guess I could gear mine down a bit.
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 11:00 pm

@dylansrockinrigs wrote:
Build a tractor that is capable of traveling at 40mph, able to go down any trail you point it at (mud rocks logs ect..) and be able to pull a 4000 pound suv.

War Machine, both mk1 and 2 can do that already :)BUT, challenge accepted. Deadline?

**Edit - Mk1 can't anymore... but only because I broke it... yet... I have enough parts to resurrect!
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeMon Jun 17, 2013 11:07 pm

Just post a video of it no deadline bc i know everyone has different scheduals and cant.always work on their tractors
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 2:24 am

Rgr that... count me in
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 3:55 am

I wont be participating. If things go my way, I might be out a few months.

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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 8:11 am

I am positive my tractor handles #1 and #2 just fine as my tractor does a GPS certified 45mph and, well, you've seen the Haspin videos.... I'm almost certain I could pull a 4000 lb SUV on a flat (or close) in first gear, but since I haven't tried it yet, I'll say that remains to be proven.

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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 8:37 am

we have video of mine pulling a 5000lb camper.  So we are capable of the tests.
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 9:04 am

Vids of Stretch's tractor completing the challenge:

Video of trail test (Devil's Backbone - Haspin Acres)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTWTWdIur-U

Pulling a 5000 LB camper (I think we can agree this satisfies the 3rd challenge)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_GAJcfF5QlI#!

Stretch - edit this post to add video of a speed run when you can.

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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 9:39 am

Interesting I can do the second thing. And have used it to move my plow truck with plow gear on when the battery was dead. but my pully swap is no where near 40mph.
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 11:55 am

OK, here's what I'll do. I will pull my 79 Dodge D100. Curb weight unloaded is 4900, and this has a toolbox (cross-bed) and a few hundred pounds of scrap in the back. Trails will consist of a run "below the lake" as we locals call it, a 1-2 mile run across everything from mud/water to mild rock climbing in 1 trail. Speed test I'll throw in there somewhere, probably as I run away from the county constabulary for taking the tractor on the highway lol
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeTue Jun 18, 2013 1:12 pm

Lol have at it.
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeThu Jun 20, 2013 1:40 am

im pretty sure mine would do it. i have the speed down i got a nice fat speeding ticket on my mower doing 47 in a 25 and i know i can do the trails just dont know about the suv yet havent ever had to try to move one
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PostSubject: Re: Build Challenge!   Build Challenge! Icon_minitimeThu Jul 18, 2013 5:52 am

One more thing to add, you gotta have a video or it didn't happen
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