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PostSubject: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeSun 26 Oct 2014, 4:12 pm

I just repainted Project Frankenstein, so here are the before and after pictures.



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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeMon 27 Oct 2014, 3:23 am

Nice, whats up with the steering wheel?
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeMon 27 Oct 2014, 4:16 pm

The steering wheel is two fourwheeler chains that I welded up and I melted the center out of the stock plastic steering wheel and welded it in the center of the chain steering wheel.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeThu 06 Nov 2014, 7:38 am

That steering wheel is bad ass. How did you make sure it was circle?
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeThu 06 Nov 2014, 9:59 am

Looks great now in black!
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeMon 10 Nov 2014, 1:59 pm

Thanks, used the rim of a 12 in subwoofer to hold the chain in a circle and then i tack welded it and removed it from the sub and finished welding it up. And the paint job was just 2 cans 0f 0.99 cent spray paint from lowes with a 3.00 dollar can of clear coat.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 1:27 pm

Hey Thunderdivine, would it be a good idea to put my engine in sideways because when i put my front axle on top of the frame to lower it took up too much space to put it in normally.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 1:58 pm

Redlinemotorsportts put his oppy in sideways. As long as your fuel lines and wiring is long enough, go for it!
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 2:28 pm

Yeah why not, I know many that have it sideways including red on here.

Edit: nvm was thinkin you had an oppy to.

Can't you rotate the engine 180 degrees instead?


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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 2:54 pm

Can't do that because the steering rod is in the way.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 3:09 pm

Would I have to get special permission to stencil "ATLTF.COM" on to my race mower?
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 3:32 pm

chevy8988 wrote:
Can't do that because the steering rod is in the way.

Well then just go for it sideways Very Happy

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Would I have to get special permission to stencil "ATLTF.COM" on to my race mower?

And ofcourse not.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 11 Nov 2014, 4:08 pm

Ok
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeMon 01 Dec 2014, 7:51 pm



Would it be a good idea to use a small pushmower engine for this project? It shouldn't need much power for the lightweight chassis.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeMon 01 Dec 2014, 8:45 pm

I Would say go for it as long as it is 6hp or more, and that would definitely cut down on fuel cost and weight!
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 02 Dec 2014, 9:37 am

Ok
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 02 Dec 2014, 9:47 am

Yeah why not, geared properly it should be more than enough Horse Power.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeSun 04 Jan 2015, 10:31 pm

I finally got around to doing some work on the race mower. Different tires on the rear, and rebuilt custom steering wheel. Im takin the dana spicer 5 speed out of the offroad mower to put into the race mower along with the 17.5 hp OHV from the offroad mower. The offroad mower is gonna be used for parts becuase I dont have time for two projects at once.


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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeMon 05 Jan 2015, 5:39 pm

Nice pictures, nice sticker Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeThu 15 Jan 2015, 8:38 pm

sorry bout the missin photos sometin messed up on my photobucket account and they were deleted
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeWed 28 Jan 2015, 12:51 pm

I wont be able to post pictures for a while but i finally got the racemower running all that left is theshift linkage.
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 24 Feb 2015, 6:23 pm

Im finally almost done with the racemower i just need to make some belt retainers. this thing probably does about 20 with the current pulley ratio, not sure what the sizes are, i will eventually swap it to go faster, hoping for 40-45. it has already tried to kill me multiple times during test drives and i have crashed it twice.


Modifications since the last post i made:
-rims
-tires
-transaxle(now a spicer 5 speed)
-6.5 hp predator 173cc engine
-custom belt system
-new steering wheel
-paint
-vise grip shifter


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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 24 Feb 2015, 7:14 pm

looking good so far vise grip shifter adds a nice touch Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeTue 24 Feb 2015, 9:45 pm

thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Project Frankenstein Racemower   Project Frankenstein Racemower Icon_minitimeSun 09 Aug 2015, 5:04 pm

Here is a picture of the race mower and my new mud mower project as they currently look. Tell me what you think of them and I'm open to ideas if you got some.  Very Happy

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