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PostSubject: Re: Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY!   Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Jan 28, 2014 10:16 am

Nice and beefy! I should have mentioned about mine that even though I got used to the placement, others complained initially. I ended up bending the pedal out, away from the engine. This was because when you're sitting on the machine, your feet aren't pointed straight up, but more out at an angle. Hopefully you don't have this ergonomic dilemma.
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yeah thought about that to so mine is angled just a bit you cant see it from this angle but lets hope that helps lol
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PostSubject: Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY!   Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Feb 03, 2014 1:53 pm

wow! lookin good! good job!
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Thanks!! this has become a very slow build due to my job haha
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Lookin good! I like that Thrush sticker!
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PostSubject: Re: Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY!   Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeMon Feb 03, 2014 4:43 pm

Next is an idler pulley and throttle cable sheesh its taking foreever
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Im in love with that flywheel...
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@Moose wrote:
Im in love with that flywheel...
Sandblasted And Cast Blast'ed The whole thing came out great
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@WilliesBuilds wrote:
@Moose wrote:
Im in love with that flywheel...
Sandblasted And Cast Blast'ed The whole thing came out great
Its the little things like that its covered by a shroud but you did it anyways... That is the definition of craftsmanship
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Yeah im like hmm i know its under a shroud and all but i hate rust so much and i said lemme clean this up maybe it will help the coil spark better even the under side got cpainted haha. and this castblast stuff is awesome we use it on everything here at the shop
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might look into that Surprised I know a rusty flywheel tends to mess up the gnition sometimes easier to prevent than repair!
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Life is soooo much easier when you have acces to a sandblaster lol
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lol a sandblaster you can fit a entire frame in?
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About that Fire Extinguisher Muffler... I haven't gotten to finishing mine, so no post on that yet, but I do have a suggestion that may help out if you don't mind...

From experience building silencers for MX bikes, I would use perforated metal for the core of the silencer and pack around it with fiberglass.

I use this stuff from McMaster Carr and roll it into a tube for the core.
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It should sound awesome with that design!
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PostSubject: Re: Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY!   Southern Tractor's OFFROAD MURRAY! - Page 3 Icon_minitimeTue Feb 04, 2014 11:28 am

not quite lol i can fit hoods and frame panels but no the entire chasis
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@T-Dub13 wrote:
About that Fire Extinguisher Muffler...  I haven't gotten to finishing mine, so no post on that yet, but I do have a suggestion that may help out if you don't mind...  

From experience building silencers for MX bikes, I would use perforated metal for the core of the silencer and pack around it with fiberglass.

I use this stuff from McMaster Carr and roll it into a tube for the core.
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It should sound awesome with that design!
Yeah i may try that sounds good would any fiber glass work?
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here is the picture of the gasket scraper

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nothing special
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Yeah i imagined it looked like that. simple... yet effective
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The "experts" will tell you that you need special fiberglass and have you buy their "special" fiberglass. I use free insulation from remodeling houses and just pack it in there good. They say the home insulation doesn't last as long, but I haven't noticed much difference as long as you pack it in pretty tight.
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yeah, just sharpen it like a knife with a sharpening stone, and keep it sharp.
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@T-Dub13 wrote:
The "experts" will tell you that you need special fiberglass and have you buy their "special" fiberglass.  I use free insulation from remodeling houses and just pack it in there good.  They say the home insulation doesn't last as long, but I haven't noticed much difference as long as you pack it in pretty tight.  
Isnt that what we live by here at atltf.com? if it Fits it Ships lol
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@WilliesBuilds wrote:
@T-Dub13 wrote:
The "experts" will tell you that you need special fiberglass and have you buy their "special" fiberglass.  I use free insulation from remodeling houses and just pack it in there good.  They say the home insulation doesn't last as long, but I haven't noticed much difference as long as you pack it in pretty tight.  
Isnt that what we live by here at atltf.com? if it Fits it Ships lol
If it doesnt fit BFH it till it does fit!
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@Moose wrote:
@WilliesBuilds wrote:
@T-Dub13 wrote:
The "experts" will tell you that you need special fiberglass and have you buy their "special" fiberglass.  I use free insulation from remodeling houses and just pack it in there good.  They say the home insulation doesn't last as long, but I haven't noticed much difference as long as you pack it in pretty tight.  
Isnt that what we live by here at atltf.com? if it Fits it Ships lol
If it doesnt fit BFH it till it does fit!
Exactly!  Cool 
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@Moose wrote:
@WilliesBuilds wrote:
@T-Dub13 wrote:
The "experts" will tell you that you need special fiberglass and have you buy their "special" fiberglass.  I use free insulation from remodeling houses and just pack it in there good.  They say the home insulation doesn't last as long, but I haven't noticed much difference as long as you pack it in pretty tight.  
Isnt that what we live by here at atltf.com? if it Fits it Ships lol
If it doesnt fit BFH it till it does fit!

Thats more like it lol
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