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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeDecember 20th 2013, 8:45 pm

i do what thunder said, works most the time
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeDecember 21st 2013, 11:25 pm

Alright guys monday ill try all these out and see what works haha im very anxious
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFebruary 4th 2014, 2:19 pm

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So i tore the engine above down to the bare block gona put a billet dog bone and an ohv rod
waiting for some mulaa$$
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PostSubject: New Craftsman II OFF-ROAD BUILD   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFebruary 4th 2014, 2:58 pm

ain't we all? lol. say, in one of the pictures above it looks like oil is leaking out past the piston?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFebruary 4th 2014, 3:02 pm

1997 Murray wrote:
ain't we all? lol. say, in one of the pictures above it looks like oil is leaking out past the piston?  
Yeah i thought so too but its just the engine was fliped sidewasy . Is this normal
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFebruary 21st 2014, 9:52 am

So i was wondering how can i measure the cylinder bore so i know wether to put new rings in or not?? anybody?
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFebruary 21st 2014, 10:52 am

Bore gauge... looks like a T. Top of the T has numbers that show the bore. You need to slide it down the bore and take several measurements, as well as checking it for out of roundness to determine if it needs boring or just honing
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeApril 23rd 2015, 4:02 pm

SO guys its been a year but feels like a million years have gone by since i updated this thread.
So i pulled her out of my junk pile yesterday she looks pretty much the same as when i first got her
i will post pics when i get home .
So first things first i wanna fix the steering on it which as you all may know craftsman stock steering
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Pics Coming Soon...... Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 1st 2015, 9:28 am

Heres how she sits now
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 1st 2015, 10:06 am

Sand blasted the steering gear and painted it Cast Blast Gray.
Now i have to put on the Heim Joints i found here at work off a Deere Backhoe & Finish the steering box im trying to eliminate the plastic bushings and the plastic "T" that holds the steering shaft in place. Pics of that are coming soon


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Various tie rods i salvaged from work
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This cool pedal too off a backhoe
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 11th 2015, 1:49 pm

So heres what ive been able to do so far to the steering box , Welded some steel bushings in place
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMay 11th 2015, 5:54 pm

You have access to a blasting cabinet? You're one lucky duck my friend.
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