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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat May 18, 2019 4:49 pm

Whenever you put a live line to the coil it blows it up. I learned that the hard way. I don't care what kind of ignition it is, just that it doesn't use a lawn mower key.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat May 18, 2019 6:36 pm

Well, my mom needed the only car with a hitch on it so the Murray didn't make it to the car wash. Now I have to go wash it myself... Mad
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun May 19, 2019 3:20 am

i've seen them used before, and thinking back they did have a separate kill switch, running either a toggle or tethered kill switch would solve the issue, and could act as additional security, sorry i didn't intend to give bad information, or rather in this case incomplete information
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Not a problem. I don't need it right now anyway. Something for the future.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri May 24, 2019 9:16 pm

Got some more shots of the Murray today...

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Got the wheel at least a foot off the ground...

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I also replaced the rear light and added this handle...

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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2019 11:48 am

I might of figured out how to upload videos. Stay tuned to see the Murray in action!
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeFri Jun 07, 2019 11:55 am

Game of Chicken

The Wheelie

Here she is. There will be more to come!

So I know your wondering why in the world I'd do what I did in the first vid. Well, NC clay is very slippery and it was rather fun trying not to lose control so I challenged my brother to see who could get the best style points without flipping. Sometimes I'm stupid. LOL!!!
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She never gets old.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeMon Jun 10, 2019 2:57 pm

The links are giving a 404 error.  To share a link from Google Photos you have to hit the share button, then copy link, and that's the link you need to post.

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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 11, 2019 10:02 am

Ugh, I was afraid of that. Let me see What I can do...

Did this work?

How 'bout this?

I know it ain't the biggest, but it's the best the ol' hydro can do.
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Both links work.

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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 11, 2019 1:30 pm

That first little drift is pretty sweet! Nice going.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeTue Jun 11, 2019 4:15 pm

It was scary!..... But it made for a good video. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Jun 15, 2019 2:10 pm

Well what do we have here??????...

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Ohhono, please, don't tell me it's a hy....., yep, nasty watery black viscositiless leakage from a certain hydro...

Whatever!
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Jun 15, 2019 10:05 pm

It's going downhill. The MM20 is spending the night in the shed. Had to sell the battery with the Lowe's and I have no idea when I can get a new battery, so I jumped it. Started right up, and then died. Completely dead after that, nothing at all. And the last time it did this I tried to start it with a rope and it ripped it right off the top of the engine. I think it's flooded. Plus the worsening hydro leak, worn belt, and the front wheels look off, it's time for some more work and upgrades. Ugh! It's just been one of those days.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Jun 15, 2019 11:01 pm

that 1st one reminded me of when i rode a stock wizard down the embankment to the little wabash river in Carmi, IL. i then rode across the river and back, then had to go get my car and a tow strap because i couldn't get it back up
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Jun 16, 2019 8:59 am

Hahahahaha! At least I had 2 other ways to get up!
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeThu Jun 20, 2019 12:22 pm

Well, I put a new battery in 'er the other day, and it still didn't run. The fuel filter is full of crap so I'm assuming the carb is clogged. And I haven't been in the garage in 3 days so I have no idea what the leak looks like right now.
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@Murraymountain wrote:
Hahahahaha! At least I had 2 other ways to get up!
i was 19 at the time, 24 yrs ago, and it was a dare, i didn't think about getting back up until i actually had to
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Oh yeah of course it was a dare what else LOL.



Well it turned out to be a clogged fuel filter, didn't even have to clean the carb. Runs like it never even happened.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Jun 22, 2019 8:27 pm

Ya know, I  should probably wash the underside next time I whip the pressure washer out. Had to sort out some belt issues, and since it was at that angle, I couldn't help but notice the nastiness underneath. The mud is literally peeling off.                         Scream it's shedding it's skin!

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So I don't know if I ever said anything but I'm planning a mudding trip, and I need to get the tractors ready. So tomorrow, I have to finish changing the MM20's belt, replace the clutch return spring with a stronger one, adjust the clutch, put the pull start back on, and another little something I have planned. I'm want to take ALL the Murrays, a friends Murray (needs a motor swap and a deck drop), and maybe a GT6000.
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PostSubject: Re: Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody   Murraymountain's "Ole Blue" Widebody - Page 2 Icon_minitimeWed Jun 26, 2019 1:30 pm

Got the belt changed! It's actually a little bit faster. It flies considering it's got a hydro! And I also did this...

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Put it right underneath the tail light so you can see Ol' Glory in the night!

And the pull start will be needing some welding so that won't be done 'til the end of the week!
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