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What should I do with it?
Build a Offroader
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Build a Racer
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Build a Trail Machine
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get the Deck working, replacement Engine, sell it
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Scrap it
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 5:20 pm

Nice score. I would build a low cost trail machine pulley swapped to 20-25mph and maybe with smaller tyres to lower the centre of gravity. Sell the deck and bagger to make some money.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 5:57 pm

Take a look at stretches and therainbowboxer’s machines. Look around on YouTube and the forum and see how they’re built. The basic idea is lower the center of gravity, reinforce the frame a TON, lock the rear end, and an internal gearing change. Just the final drive. Then run some 1:1 pulleys and you have a machine safely capable of roughly 50 miles per hour...like 80kph I think
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 6:39 pm

Pretty neat looking colour on that hood, real nice blue.

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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 7:05 pm

What tranny is in it?
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 8:06 pm

Yah, I don't think that hole next to the starter is suppose to be there, LOL.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 10:41 pm

I wouldn't build a FF copy, but I would take a few of his tricks.
I would put thin ags on the rear, put a v-twin on it, big pulley swap, 25ish, snorkel, dual pulley-clutch (the stock Murray clutches are junk), maybe doc lock it if need be, and I'd paint it an aggressive bright red.
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 10:45 pm

Looks nice.  That blue looks the same as Kal's!  Very nice.  I like the Blue/Black combo.

Also, I think an off roader and trail machine may be the same?

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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSat Jul 28, 2018 10:56 pm

Please don't make another Fearlessfront clone. Please don't make this even reminiscent of Fearlessfront's murray.

Good luck...
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 7:51 am

@SebastianAlbrecht wrote:
I said in BIG RED LETTERS: NO FEARLESSFRONT MURRAY WIDEBODY COPY! His Murray is cool, but if it was mine, I would chage lots of things. Thanks.

Yep, I read to the end of the original post. LOL
I wish a vanguard twin would drop into my lap. Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 11:18 am

@mightyraze, I aquired two Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  1098998679
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 3:52 pm

One I got for 50 bucks, the other I got for free as part of the trade
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 4:55 pm

One is an 18 horse, missing the shroud, good compression and should run. The other is a complete 16 horse that has no compression. Needs a rebuild and I’ll probably put some goodies in it whenever I rebuild it


Anyway sorry for thread jacking
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 5:42 pm

I’ve got a question though, does your computer translate everything to German for you, and you reply in German? Does the site show up in English and you use google translate? Or are you learning English well enough to read and respond in English?
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 7:34 pm

Ok, I was just curious. BACK ON TRACK haha
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PostSubject: Re: Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor    Murray Widebody Lawn Tractor  Icon_minitimeSun Jul 29, 2018 9:23 pm

Did you see the ones I just got? 18x9.5-8 Kenda pathfinders. I really like them
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