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PostSubject: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeMon Jul 28, 2014 9:44 pm

I picked up a project this weekend. Here's a peek at it:



The initial plan was to just clean it up and have some fun. Now, my brain had gone into overdrive. I'm picking out all the little things I don't like, and I'm leaning further and further towards a total re-do. Crap! More work!

Ultimately, I'm aiming for a small, light, speed machine that I can turn out more donuts than Dunkin', and set some personal speed records...

Initial test rides were scary. This thing is a disaster. It seems the secondary clutch is mounted the wrong way around, too! AARGH!

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MULEIII https://www.atltf.com/t4263-mule3-brainstorming-ideas-etc#58287
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeMon Jul 28, 2014 9:52 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
Ultimately, I'm aiming for a small, light speed machine that I can turn out more donuts than Dunkin', and set some personal speed records...
If you get that thing going light speed, you'll be my hero for life!
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeMon Jul 28, 2014 10:00 pm

I COULD use my administrative powers to edit a comma into your quote, and play innocent...  Suspect  LOL

Light speed? May be possible! This thing probably doesn't weigh more than me!!! (140lbs) Okay, probably weighs a BIT more, but still!

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeMon Jul 28, 2014 10:15 pm

@Doc Sprocket wrote:
I COULD use my administrative powers to edit a comma into your quote, and play innocent...  Suspect  LOL

Light speed? May be possible! This thing probably doesn't weigh more than me!!! (140lbs) Okay, probably weighs a BIT more, but still!
But you won't because you are a GOOD admin!  Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy 
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Jul 29, 2014 7:11 pm

Soooo... The more I stare at it, the less I'm leaving alone. We're into completely replacing the chassis now!

This past winter, I picked up an old Sears simply because it had a Peerless 700 in it. Having stripped out what I wanted, the rest was sitting in my scrap pile.

The more I looked at it, the more I realized that the old Sears chassis was indeed the same stamping. That will make things marginally easier, for measuring. Although, with some of the changes I'm gonna end up making, I'm not sure how much it really matters.

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Jul 29, 2014 9:16 pm

if you do change the engine... keep that badas exhaust!!
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Jul 29, 2014 9:33 pm

If that isnt the official name for this im gonna be sad.

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeWed Jul 30, 2014 1:24 am

Doug Fackler wrote:
If that isnt the official name for this im gonna be sad.
ROFLOL

You read my mind!
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeWed Jul 30, 2014 9:13 am

Doc Sprocket and his Speedy Thingy.

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeThu Jul 31, 2014 6:55 am

Doug Fackler wrote:
Doc Sprocket and his Speedy Thingy.

Bahahahahaha... No. LOL



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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeThu Jul 31, 2014 7:28 am

Yeah you should keep the name speedy thingy
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 8:49 pm


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Put down the wrench, and come out with your hands up!-Doc "Tranny Crusher" Sprocket, ATLTF Forum Admin, Thinkerer and Tinkerer, and all-around good dood. Wink

Gen. Mayhem- https://www.atltf.com/t2597-general-mayhem-race-tractor
MULE- https://www.atltf.com/t2153-lawn-boy-utltv
MULEII- https://www.atltf.com/t3328-1970-john-deere-112-the-beginnings-of-mule-ii
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 9:21 pm

I'm getting depressed at the thought that it isn't going to be called "speedy Thingy"...
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 9:39 pm

Nothing an hour on the couch and some pharmaceuticals won't cure.

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 9:43 pm

If you do, ill buy you some vinyl decals to put on it. lol

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 9:48 pm

I too vote to be named speedy thingy.

You're out numbered on naming your own project!

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 9:58 pm

That's the best offer I've seen so far! LOL

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 10:20 pm

I tried looking at some rotax nicknames.... Didnt really come across much. Maybe rotax attack? Not sure. plenty of good names on youtube

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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 10:32 pm

Make a "mohawk" out of tacks, welded down the centerline of the hood.

Call it Rowtacks.

Wait...

Speedy Rowtacks Thingy!
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 10:34 pm

I thought it was gonna be called. Light Speed.
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PostSubject: Re: Speedy Thingy   Speedy Thingy Icon_minitimeTue Aug 05, 2014 10:35 pm

@CornShuck4CE wrote:
I thought it was gonna be called. Light Speed.

Ok, "Light Speedy Rowtacks Thingy."
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