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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Dec 20, 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_minitimeSat Dec 21, 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_minitimeTue Feb 04, 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_minitimeTue Feb 04, 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_minitimeTue Feb 04, 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_minitimeFri Feb 21, 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_minitimeFri Feb 21, 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_minitimeThu Apr 23, 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_minitimeFri May 01, 2015 9:28 am

Heres how she sits now
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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri May 01, 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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PostSubject: Re: Craftsman "Champ" Build   Craftsman "Champ" Build - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat May 02, 2015 8:42 am

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_minitimeMon May 11, 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_minitimeMon May 11, 2015 5:54 pm

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