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PostSubject: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 1:57 pm

Placeholder and future thread for the 82 Murray CCT!  I do plan on some "minor" work on the tractor over the fall and winter prepping for next year's build-off!  When time for the build-off I plan on merging this thread to the Build-off thread in the proper section.

Things I plan on doing pre-build-off.
  • Some tear down
  • Cleaning
  • Power Plant decisions
  • Suspension acquiring and planning
  • Test the transaxle, is it good? If not how much to go live axle (opens other opportunities)


Things of caution, DO NOT DO TOO MUCH WORK and disqualify for the build-off.

I know several, like to hold back and keep secret things in their builds.  Yeah I could hold off, but I like the opportunity for others to critique and give ideas that I can work around.

But before all that, to help me keep hands off a little longer, we plan on using it for a Halloween Display!  (Pictures to come)

How I found and recovered it.
Murray CCT [pre-build] 0110


Murray CCT [pre-build] Sig115PROJECTS:
     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 2:18 pm

Haha mighty's getting anxious to build this thing I think! Should be cool. What does the CCT stand for by the way?


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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 2:26 pm

It's pretty simple, but you can wait till Feb. (it may change)  LOL


Murray CCT [pre-build] Sig115PROJECTS:
     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 2:31 pm

Oh, great. Now I'm gonna be stuck trying to figure it out all the time! Hahaha, as long as it's not "Cold Cut Turkey" I'm not gonna worry.


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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 2:38 pm

DANG-IT  Got to come up with something else.

No actually I have thought of Several names, CCT is just the one right now in the place holder.  I can almost guarantee the name will change by Feb 1.  I have had several names in mind, many have either been taken or similar to another name.


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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 2:41 pm

HAHA! Gotcha!! Hahaha.


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 Garden Tractor Collection: Allis B-110 x2, 710, 716, & 410 - Wheel Horse 655, 953 & 500 Special - Case 444 - Bolens Versamatic, G10 & 1668 Diesel Swapped - Cub 106, 124 & 1000/149 Frankentractor - Ford 120, LGT 125 & 145 - White 1650 Yard Boss - Moto Mower 710-100
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 2:41 pm

AllisKidD21 wrote:
HAHA! Gotcha!! Hahaha.
 I edited my previous response.


Murray CCT [pre-build] Sig115PROJECTS:
     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
     Other projects
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 3:12 pm

Oh okay, hahaha. Any plans for cool steering upgrades? Thats always fun!


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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 4:09 pm

What I want and what I can afford/create may be another.  I would like to go rack and pinion.  Almost every aspect of this old Murray's steering is shot.


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     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 28th 2017, 4:59 pm

Yeah a shortened rack would be sweet, but I guess if you could get like a golf cart one it wouldn't need to be shortened. Either way that'd be pretty cool!


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      - Craftsman GT 6000 Off-Road Build
       - Sears LT11 Rat Rod Build *2019 Build-Off Winner!*


 Garden Tractor Collection: Allis B-110 x2, 710, 716, & 410 - Wheel Horse 655, 953 & 500 Special - Case 444 - Bolens Versamatic, G10 & 1668 Diesel Swapped - Cub 106, 124 & 1000/149 Frankentractor - Ford 120, LGT 125 & 145 - White 1650 Yard Boss - Moto Mower 710-100
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 29th 2017, 12:32 am

I figured if it is going to be a trail rig, it will need to be able to take the punch of a few roots and rocks.


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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
     Other projects
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 29th 2017, 7:55 pm

What's the lever on the fender for? High/low?
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 29th 2017, 8:07 pm

It is a brake hold for when you let off clutch on a hill. So you don't roll away.


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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 29th 2017, 8:23 pm

Oh really? I thought that was some sort of deck height lever. That's why I said it would make a great hand brake, but I guess it already is hahaha.


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 Garden Tractor Collection: Allis B-110 x2, 710, 716, & 410 - Wheel Horse 655, 953 & 500 Special - Case 444 - Bolens Versamatic, G10 & 1668 Diesel Swapped - Cub 106, 124 & 1000/149 Frankentractor - Ford 120, LGT 125 & 145 - White 1650 Yard Boss - Moto Mower 710-100
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 29th 2017, 8:34 pm

Yes it is.


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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeSeptember 30th 2017, 8:30 pm

Little decoration for Halloween!

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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2017, 9:10 pm

Looking at the engine i am planning on putting in this thing.  It obviously had oil leaks and today I looked more closely into what they were.

Turns out it it appears to be from the top of the access and both valve covers.  Seal'r up and I should be good.  I had feared it was the top seal.

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Popped off the flywheel and the seal looked good. Dirty but good. Alternator looked brand new, not a lick of rust on it. Good cleaning and things will be good!


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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 4th 2017, 11:32 pm

One thing I have discovered with this engine is it has a mix of SAE and Metric bolts. That is a bit frustrating. I wish I had the #'s but that cover was the only part missing as well as the starter.


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     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 16th 2017, 11:24 pm

Going with 422707-0xxx as a model.  Just an educated guess looking at manuals on the Briggs website.

Got the starter on from my parts engine.  It appears to work well.  Good thing as this starter is lacking the holes to hold back the springs and bushings for a recondition.

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I busted open the carb finally to clean it out. I was pleasantly shocked that is was like new inside.  NO varnish what-so-ever! Gasket was looking good too!

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Added some oil and gave it a whirl to start it.  I was getting a very weak spark on the plug.  Further investigation showed arching across the coil magneto.  I think it would be best to just replace.  I can't seem to find my extra since we moved last Dec.


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     Marshal ........93 Craftsman GT6000      
     Red Bandit ...72 Wheel Horse Raider 12
     Dirty Rat........77 Sears Suburban
     Bowser..........01 Murray Widebody LT
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2017, 4:30 pm

I got the coil straightened out.  A rust flake was making contact where it should not.  Little clean up and she fired up and ran NICE!  Video of first fire soon as it is finished uploading!

Also, I think I may have a name for the project next year.  Smile


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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2017, 4:37 pm



Not bad for who knows how long it has sat in a bucket.  LOL
Bottom oil seal leaks and that is the only thing I seen wrong at this time.


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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2017, 11:22 pm

She sounds great mighty! Just an idea, but maybe you should mount her sideways? Could help keep weight toward the center rather than out towards the sides to help it not roll over. Or maybe it would make it more roll prone? Eh, either way it makes it easier to make a cool 2 into one exhaust!
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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 17th 2017, 11:41 pm

Thanks! I was pleasantly surprised how well it ran.  

If I didn't have a frame and hood not already designed for the engine, I would consider that.  I think I will go ahead with the normal orientation, if I did anything, I might would turn it around backwards, but with the tins I have, it would look a bit off.  I was thinking of doing something like I did with Red for the Exhaust, but I may go out the back instead of the side, or I may come off the side on both sides with twins.  Once the build starts, I kind of let the build tell me how it wants to be made.


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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 18th 2017, 11:26 pm

Started cleaning up the engine to prep it for next year.  I really need to get that bottom seal  I'll order it tomorrow.  After Halloween, I will pull the old girl into the garage and drop the transmission and start cleaning it up and checking for operability.

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PostSubject: Re: Murray CCT [pre-build]   Murray CCT [pre-build] Icon_minitimeOctober 20th 2017, 7:19 pm

Engine all cleaned up and just need the bottom oil seal and then it is ready!

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I need to grab that front piece for the heat shield off the parts engine too.


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