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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: welding on a block
« on: April 23, 2012, 11:09:37 AM »
I know there's a few ways to vent it , I was just worried about welding on the block if I went that way...
  I just recently got a spool gun and haven't welded on a block before ......

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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / welding on a block
« on: April 19, 2012, 08:14:27 PM »
I have a 16 hp vanny horiz...I want to remove the stock pvc breather assembly and weld a plate in it's place with a pipe fitting ( for venting the crank case)
   I also wanted do put vents tubes in the valve covers ,not sure  about that one yet.  I also heard someone say somthing about venting the block to the exhuast pipes as a way to help venting at higher rpm's....

   Anyway my concern is that I would be welding realy close to the lifter bores.

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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: mikuni cab
« on: January 09, 2012, 03:02:15 AM »
Well after going to a #220 jet on a motor that is 30ci , no cam , rev kit , billit fly wheel , two into one headers , it is running real good .

Iam amazed at the differance the carb made on start up , idle , and over all . I just wish stock two barrel carbs were that good for the money.

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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: mikuni cab
« on: December 30, 2011, 01:02:18 AM »
After some reading Im gonna start at a main of 220 and 280 after I put a cam in it .

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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / mikuni cab
« on: December 29, 2011, 12:27:43 AM »
Iam trying out a miknui carb , a tm2855 (2 stk 80 suzzki)28mm . it has a main jet ot 180 , my motor is a 30ci vanguard w/ a rev kit and a billit flywheel . it cuts out from 1/3rd full throtle . the honda dealer told me that a 180 jet is realy small even for what the carb was meant for .
 
     So my question is for anyone who is running this type carb what is a good jet size to start with? I have jets from 110-280 so i should be ok ....
also I was givin some other jet lookin things just a little longer with a few holes in them , I have no idea what they are for yet but i have 20-62 in sizes.

thanks

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Coffee Shop / Re: plasma cutting tables
« on: October 26, 2011, 12:52:46 AM »
Does it say cutmate on the side? cuase there is a miller spectrum 300 cutmatt out there ...
             If it is you can switch it from 110 to 220 volt..............

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Coffee Shop / Re: plasma cutting tables
« on: October 24, 2011, 11:25:51 PM »
$3,000. is a good deal and if I had it I would get it.
     Im trying to build one myself slowly gathering parts over time.
does anyone have any advice on what motors & drivers would be good to use?

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Post Your Video / Re: this guy really wanted out of Oregon
« on: October 23, 2011, 02:17:15 AM »
I wounder why Arizona?

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Coffee Shop / Re: plasma cutting tables
« on: October 19, 2011, 02:20:26 AM »
Your working with some big dog tools there...but as /if I pull the trigger on this I will be talking to ya
  Im trying explore the idea of of a homemade unit but the computer part of it is the hard part for me....

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Coffee Shop / plasma cutting tables
« on: October 17, 2011, 09:50:49 PM »
I've just picked up on a miller cutmate plasma cutter and saw some cutting tables on the the intranet.
    The tables are pretty pricey , has anyone here built the home made verisons? I will be looking more into it just thought Id ask so I could get some insight..

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Driveline / Re: 700 with bearings
« on: October 17, 2011, 09:17:41 PM »
Parts might be harder to get or more $$ but if it holds up a bit longer due to the bearings it might be a wash.
  It was just Idea...

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Driveline / 700 with bearings
« on: October 16, 2011, 01:29:14 AM »
I had a 700 case awhile back that had roller bearings on the output shaft. I haven't seen one since and it was missing the id tag so I have no info to go off of.
   It seems like that case would work out well, any ideas ?

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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: governor removal
« on: August 02, 2011, 02:04:27 AM »
Yes when a govener is removed from a STOCK motor the higher rpm's will cause valve float and can/will lead to droped valves, I should have taken the time to explain that to you at the race that day and let you make that call.
       I did advise to remove the govener after we had a short talk about your mower being slower compared to others and that you would have if you new you could or new how(at that time), I didn't give it much thought becuase there is others in our group that have stock motors with no govener that have run for awhile with no issues.

I should have then and will from now on be carefull on how I help/advise someone new to the sport.

(AND HERE IT COMES)...I posted this becuase of the above and becuase you stated (THAT I  PROMPTLEY TOLD YOU HAD TO REMOVE IT BEFORE THE RACE)
1.The promptley was (from my guess) that we had about 15/20 minutes before the race and had next no way how we were going to get it done.
2.I NEVER SAID (HAD/SHOULD OR ANYTHING LIKE).
   I will say that you raced vary well for your first race (clean & safe on the track) and your 1st place score is well earned....



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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: 40 intek
« on: July 21, 2011, 12:13:42 AM »
Ineed some more info,
1.when you say you can't get fire do you mean you have no spark at the plugs??
2.the thang under your bowl isn't a back fire anything from what I know .
3.is this a race mower motor ? or what are you doing?.............................
4.i've read some of your other posts, are you building a race mower to compete ????or just somthing to play with??

I see your in in nor-cal , where abouts? I am in sacramento,ca. and we have some real mower racing starting to come about.
  I will help all I can but I don't think flames out the tail pipe is safe or needed for racing...

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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: intek head swap
« on: July 14, 2011, 07:24:04 PM »
I thought they might be but wanted to be sure before a give these heads away...
     Whats parts tree....??
Thanks wes...

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