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1  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: To the peerless 400 lovers out there on: August 19, 2014, 10:39:28 AM
I never lightened gears in one but never saw a need to. To lighten 30% is a lot. Which means big holes and I would be afraid that would make them weak if your trying to pound them with a good bit of horsepower.
2  General / Coffee Shop / Re: How do I know what I have on: July 26, 2014, 12:01:42 PM
Any Kohler pro I have saw was a command. Single or twin. There's should be a model number in the shroud just like normal. That'll tell ya, you just may have to do some parts looking to see what the part numbers come back to then compare to what goes in a command
3  Mower Building / Setup Help / Tires / Re: Harden tires without tire oven. on: July 15, 2014, 09:58:28 AM
Simple Green softens tires...It may be the wrong time of year as Al mentioned, but an old truck puller trick is to leave them mounted and set them on the shed roof in the fall. The sun and elements over the winter will harden them up for spring when pulling season starts. That's about the only way to do it without an oven that I know of personally.
4  Mower Building / Setup Help / Chassis / Re: Steering shaft on: June 27, 2014, 11:13:19 AM
Personally I would use 3/4 .058 wall moly, that's just me. And speedway motors sells some really nice u joints made by sweet racing that have needle bearings in them instead of a solid bushed type u joint. ALOT better in the end and they last a lot longer
5  General / Coffee Shop / Re: Rings on: May 23, 2014, 08:15:26 AM
Another thing to consider, what did you hone your cylinder walls to before putting the new rings in.
6  For Sale / Trannys / Axles / Wheels / Re: Wilwood calipers on: May 23, 2014, 12:02:33 AM
Lots of tire kickers and nobody serious about buying. Final price drop is $50 each plus shipping. If they can't go for that I'll put them on eBay soon.
7  Mower Building / Setup Help / Chassis / Re: newbie, motor location on: May 16, 2014, 03:56:10 PM
As long as the crank is in that center hole...leaves it up to you
8  General / Coffee Shop / Re: Fuel tanks on: May 15, 2014, 07:20:34 PM
I built all mine out of aluminum. With all the weld in bungs and fill cap from the chassis shop I had around $75 in parts. If ya can't TIG aluminum then you'll have to find someone to do that part too.
I usually made mine so they held a gallon. On a 30 lap race with some of the cautions that always seem to happen I would use up to 3 quarts.
9  For Sale / Trannys / Axles / Wheels / Re: Wilwood calipers on: May 15, 2014, 09:06:05 AM
Still have these, would like to get rid of them so they are out of my way!
10  General / Coffee Shop / Re: Profile on: May 13, 2014, 11:42:45 AM
I have no common sense either. That may be why Bert lets me drive his stuff.

Bro, you gotta "pin it to win it" and sometimes that takes a special breed of crazy!  You gotta be if your hangin with Bert!
11  For Sale / Trannys / Axles / Wheels / Re: Wilwood calipers on: May 11, 2014, 12:57:37 AM
So, you will pay me $120 total, plus ship them to me? I'll take them. I want cash, no checks..

Hold your breath, I promise it will be worth it!!  bigsmile. I prefer to send YOU paypal though!  love


There are still available. I sent pictures via text message and am waiting for a response in the morning
12  For Sale / Trannys / Axles / Wheels / Re: Wilwood calipers on: May 09, 2014, 10:23:18 AM
$60 each with pads plus shipping
13  General / Coffee Shop / Re: Jason Brown/Hegar Brakes on: May 08, 2014, 11:04:12 AM
Send him a Facebook message. He's always on there!
14  For Sale / Trannys / Axles / Wheels / Wilwood calipers on: May 06, 2014, 10:57:09 PM
I have for sale 2 Wilwood cast aluminum 2 piston caliper with pads for each caliper. Pads are in almost brand new condition with only use being around the driveway. I bought them for a front brake set up I built for my pulling truck but they were not enough and I had to switch to 4 pistons instead. My loss, your gain. Asking $75 each with pads plus shipping. Or both calipers with pads for $125 plus shipping. OBO.
Thanks
Zach
15  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: Axle Sprocket Carrier Question on: April 30, 2014, 08:40:10 AM
Or jump up to a 44 tooth rear and add 1 tooth to the sprocket driving the axle  Wink
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