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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 5th 2010, 4:36 pm

Looking good man!
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 5th 2010, 5:58 pm

Comming along great- almost ready to romp off road.
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 6th 2010, 6:28 pm

Nice work! Nice tools are good to have Laughing ... Are you going to do side leg protectors at all? I like the flex! That will definitely help alot! It feels much more sturdy when all the wheels stay planted.
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Are you going to do side leg protectors at all? I like the flex! That will definitely help alot! It feels much more sturdy when all the wheels stay planted.

I think I will, I relly wanna give it a test run first though! Ordered a 93 inch long belt! It'll be long! Gonna cost me £18 for a kevlar one. I think thats pretty good personally!
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PostSubject: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 7th 2010, 7:47 am

hey chunk can you post some pics of those cool blue ramps,,,,i want to build a set
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 7th 2010, 10:20 am

why did you cut half of your steps off???
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 7th 2010, 11:02 am

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why did you cut half of your steps off???

Just to make them sit flush with the frame. It's not loosing any strength. Just to make it look better really.

And I'll get a photo of the ramps soon. They're just made of 1" angle iron I think. Very simple design. Very useful too!
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 7th 2010, 4:03 pm

I agree- looks better flush- PLUS y wont cut yourself when working on it.
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 11th 2010, 8:42 pm

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You should be able to make up the little tabs welded to the frame. These are made of 1" angle. They're pretty strong. They should be going anywhere.
Once both sides were welded, I had a load of metal stick above the frame. Got myself a new zawzall blade. It's pretty huge. DeWalt Demolition series. This thing is seriously heavy duty. Cut it flush with the frame, looks somewhat proffesional now Very Happy

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Those blades are the best in my opinion, I have been scrapping some school buses and I use those same blades to cut the buses apart. I will use 5 blades to cut a whole bus up. Thats cutting the roof, sides and floors off into sections small enough to fit into dumpsters. Good choice on the blades, and an awsome build.
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 12th 2010, 3:03 am

dude this things is going to rock!!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 12th 2010, 6:45 pm

Yup It's tough to beat dewalt products... Irwin makes good blades... And who doesn't love milwaukee stuff?

Nice work Chunk! I cant wait for a vid of this thing, throwing some rooster tails out of a mud hole!
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 13th 2010, 3:18 am

I would if I could build a clutch that worked Mad
Photos to follow shortly
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 13th 2010, 4:20 pm

Heres a clutch setup racers use :

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Heres it on the tractor:

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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 13th 2010, 5:09 pm

Trust me....Ive been staring at that photo for days. Not the easiest to understand.

That bottom picutre is good though. It had the double pulley clutch set up Im gonna make too! I have an aweful feeling my belt may be a bit too short though ):
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 27th 2010, 8:42 pm

Hey Chunk.
I saw your comment on a thread on here (don't remember which one) But you asked my gear ratio.
I have 5.5" on the back,and a 4.5" on the front.
I'm probably going to get a bigger one on the front,because I have enough power for more speed,without loosing too much torque.
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeApril 28th 2010, 3:08 am

Thanks! I want to run a higher ratio. For Now Im stuck with a 1:1 until I can find a 4 inch back pulley. May just leave it though, as I still want this thing to have a crawler gear too

Its been ages sinse I updated this, but not alot has changed. The clutch now works, thanks for some belt retainers I put on. Just gotta repair the carb (its spluttering as high rpm)

Finally found the hood I want for it too, so should have that soon. Then it might look like a complete tractor again
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2010, 8:40 am

I really like that clutch set up in that pic. I wanna do something similar on the murray. Might do a murray rebuild after I finish the crawler. we'll see.

I hope you get a clutch figured out soon Chunk, your probably itching to ride it!
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Im going to do a couple for my mods like that- helps alot better then just one pulley clutch. Can thank the lawntractor racers for inventing it- LOL!
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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMay 17th 2010, 5:11 pm

It's been a little slow around the forum the last couple of days. Especailly in the project builds area.

Thought I'd update on my ALKO a bit.

After I had that stuck float, I decided I'd try and get the carb of my other twin tuned ready for when I find a cheap coil for it.
That carb runs so well at idle, but stutters alot higher up. Not totally sure where everythign is on these oppsed twin carbs, so its gonna be a case of messing around. It does use alot less gas at idle, you could smell it with the old carb, so Im thinking of swapping them.

Also, got myself a new hood for the mudder, from a Lawnflite 548. (also bought a dipstick and shourd for a 10 or 11 hp briggs that is missing parts, just needs a carb now!) Got the side panels to help keep the engine free from mud and stuff. Its gonna need work, but its half there, still need front mounts and stuff, had to do some trimming. To make up for the lack of updates, have some photos!

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The first photo you can see its all rusted on the bottom, thats because it has cuaght fire at some point, was pretty bent too, but most of it hammered out straight. Also, you can see how close it is to the tyre. If its a big issue, I'll go back to stock size on the front.

Here's the almost completed thing. Best part was, the lights worked!

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PostSubject: Re: Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build   Al-Ko Mudding Tractor Build - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMay 17th 2010, 6:11 pm

Hood looks cool- looks like it came with it.
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Looks pretty darn good chunk.
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Thanks! You can see there's a good 3-4 inches from the end of the hood to the dash. Im going to try and fab up something for that space, I mean, how hard can it be? Shocked
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Yeah a little sheet metal and a wire welder will fix that up.I mean look at my fenders.
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looks cool with those sides on there! That should keep the crap out of the motor. Those headlights are pretty bright as well!

It looks really good! the fenders and everything fit well!
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For some reason the second last photo, the fenders look quint, like theyre tilting backwards. Could just be the angle the tractor was sitting!.

Those lights are pretty bright, the grill is meant to have a plastic lens across the front of both lights, but looks better without, and much brighter too. Going to make some lenses from clear plastic, just to keep the much out more than anything! Thanks for the kind words everyone, should have alot more progress done once Ive finished repair a Simplicity 4212, I need the money!
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it should read "Mudflite" instead of "Lawnflite".. lol!
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