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PostSubject: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeSat Nov 16, 2013 4:47 pm

lol so ive named my monster mower build. This is going to be the official build thread of my frigidaire quality equipment monster mower. Here's just some pics of it right now. Quality Monster Tmp_2018[/url
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Nov 21, 2013 1:13 pm

ok so I need input. I'm very lucky and ive got an otr tire store that can hook me up but my question is how big is too big?
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PostSubject: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Nov 21, 2013 2:10 pm

30" or more is to much I think
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Nov 21, 2013 2:13 pm

I like the look of the 31s that k2500 is using on his lifted craftsman. But im thinkin 31 is max
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeMon Dec 09, 2013 10:20 am

what engine setup would you go with? Just use the v twin 18.5? Or maybe use a 3 wheeler engine?
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeSun Feb 09, 2014 7:42 pm

so lift kit on the truck is done now im gearing up to finish my sears ss16 then start the lifted and the speed mowers. So I'm seeking advice as to whether or not I should fab up a grill for the quality monster mower or buy a factory grill off the net?
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Feb 11, 2014 3:04 pm

In planning im wanting to use a truck style 5 lug rim and tires whats the best looking way to accomplish it? ik cutting and reworking the factory mower rims is an option but does it really look good?
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Feb 11, 2014 4:08 pm

its all preference. id use a 4 or 5 lug rim due to it being a bigger mower. Look around at other mowers and go from there. You might see something you like more than what we say.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeWed Feb 12, 2014 6:00 pm

so I measured my garage door and ive got 81 inches I can lift this without runnin into hitting issues, BUT I come to the forum public on how to get it that high. I'm runnin out of jenga blocks lmao.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Feb 13, 2014 4:06 pm

thats if I use this set of wheels and tires idk I might go bigger tire smaller rim.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeMon Feb 17, 2014 3:33 pm

definitely need a new set of shorts lol the guy I got this mower from completely did away with the starting solenoid so when I put the battery cables on the dam n thing kept crankin over lol
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeMon Feb 17, 2014 4:12 pm

Higher! go 5 feet of lift lol
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Feb 18, 2014 6:10 pm

I say you lift it exactly that tall, I hate the guys who lift it really tall, and put really small tires on it, or when they lift it more in the front, so they can put on the regular tires. When you lift it, its like a truck, the only reason to lift it is to either get out of the water, or fit some big tires under it. Also, if you're using those rims, and tires, green isn't the best color for it, I'm thinking grey.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Feb 18, 2014 6:24 pm

@MurrayMayhem wrote:
I say you lift it exactly that tall, I hate the guys who lift it really tall, and put really small tires on it, or when they lift it more in the front, so they can put on the regular tires. When you lift it, its like a truck, the only reason to lift it is to either get out of the water, or fit some big tires under it. Also, if you're using those rims, and tires, green isn't the best color for it, I'm thinking grey.
i agree with him, i think if you do a lift, everything else should change with it. For example, like a 5 inch lift, youll need suspension if you didnt have any and the tires need to be bigger for it to look good. Unless you have some crazy awesome idea.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Feb 18, 2014 7:31 pm

lol well lifting it till the highest point is 81 inches migjt be my route and as far as the wheels I traded for 2 other sets of 8 lugs but either way I plan on painting it a different color since green isnt really my favorite color. something more along the lines of midnight blue and black.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeWed Feb 19, 2014 4:53 pm

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not a peerless.  Do I need to plan a trans swap?

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how bout this big on the tires? lmao


https://s990.photobucket.com/user/partin_us_99/media/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-02-19-16-45-41_zpsgknw3ekn (link broken)

wheels ive got to use on it. thinkin bout usin the chrome 18s bc they'd look like crap on my truck lol

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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Feb 20, 2014 2:52 pm

http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images;_ylt=A0LEVxtEXAZTSHgAV3FXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTB0OWIxbnI0BHNlYwNzYwRjb2xvA2JmMQR2dGlkA1ZJUDM1N18x?_adv_prop=image&fr=chrf-yff27&va=hydro+gear+166768+transaxle

Here are some pics of my trans in this mower. It's called a hydro-gear 166768 can anyone tell me if it'll work or do i need to look for a different trans?
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Feb 20, 2014 3:37 pm

if you are using photobucket, if you copy the link that says IMG, its right under the HTML and Direct links, it will bring the pictures up on this website instead of having to go to photobucket to see em. Like this
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeThu Feb 20, 2014 3:48 pm

yea that one link didnt work my links have been messing up lately
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeSun Feb 23, 2014 8:14 pm

Gettin closer. So far the top of the dash is setting at 61 inches roughly. 20 more inches and it'll be at its resting height THEN I can start buying all the parts and metals I need and want to get the lift fabbed up and fitted to the original chassis.
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeMon Feb 24, 2014 12:58 pm

Fingers crossed I get this set of 44 inch swampers! lol I'm up to 76 inches from the floor to the top of the dash. Then it fell off so I got to rejenga the blocks lmao
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Feb 25, 2014 7:48 pm

44s aint happenin lol. Whats everyones thoughts on tires sizes thatll fit on 18s?
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeWed Feb 26, 2014 5:44 pm

Sooooooo since the 44s pooped out my other "source" has for me a set of goodyear sure grip 12.50 80 18 tires. Smile Big ole tires for this big ole lift!
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PostSubject: Re: Quality Monster   Quality Monster Icon_minitimeTue Mar 11, 2014 3:53 pm

Group census here. What metal would u use. Dom tubing and square tubing or square tubing for the entire thing?
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