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1  General / Newcomers / Re: New guy from Houston, Texas on: February 11, 2015, 06:59:14 PM
Welcome to the site and welcome to an awesome sport!
2  Engine Help / Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Model 21 Pan Seal on: January 21, 2015, 09:49:21 PM
I'm re-freshing my model 21 AVS.  I have the model 28 (non-AVS) crank and was wondering if anyone had the part number for the pan crank seal?
3  Mower Building / Setup Help / Racing Mower Builds / Re: Building a FXS on: January 15, 2015, 09:23:30 PM
Scott, sorry to hear this.  Hope you have a speedy recovery.
4  General / Coffee Shop / Re: Ryan Kerr on: December 18, 2014, 07:13:28 PM
Anyone happen to know Ryan's new email?  If so, please PM me.  Need to get in touch with him. 
5  Engine Help / Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: intek mods on: December 15, 2014, 09:11:55 PM
If you haven't done so already, I'd download the newest copy of the USLMRA rule book and read through the build requirements for the CP class.  As far as aftermarket parts, I'd start with an aluminum flywheel, billet connecting rod, balanced crank, camshaft and billet retainers for the springs.  That should give you a great start.  Just like Chris said, you can go as fast as your wallet will allow.  Hope this helps. 
6  General / Newcomers / Re: newbie from arkansas on: November 04, 2014, 06:31:15 PM
Welcome to the site!  There's a wealth of knowledge on the site and plenty of members waiting to answer any questions.  Where are you located in NE Arknasas?  I'm from NE Arkansas.
7  General / Coffee Shop / Re: BUILDING STAND on: November 03, 2014, 07:11:13 PM
Hey Jason, did they let you keep that one from your hip surgery?

I wish it was!  That hospital bed was super fancy. I could control the TV with it & it came with a help button!
8  General / Coffee Shop / Re: BUILDING STAND on: November 02, 2014, 08:04:06 PM
I use an old hospital bed.  Works awesome.  Plug it in and adjust height by pushing a button.
9  General / Coffee Shop / Re: 110 Octane racing fuel on: September 29, 2014, 08:23:39 PM
Timing is the major key to keeping the crank in one piece.  Like Paul said, use a degree wheel.  Never exceed 30 degrees. 
10  General / Coffee Shop / Re: 110 Octane racing fuel on: September 29, 2014, 08:15:11 PM
That's the correct hub.
11  General / Coffee Shop / Re: 110 Octane racing fuel on: September 29, 2014, 08:06:55 PM
From experience, never trust the timing marks.  I've had  B&S cranks be off on timing.  Always put a light on it.  Also, what flywheel hub are you using?  AVS or Non-AVS?  Definite difference in timing.
12  General / Coffee Shop / Re: 110 Octane racing fuel on: September 29, 2014, 07:52:08 PM
I agree with what Paul is saying.  Just trying to explain what's going on inside of the engine.  I run a very well built 31 OHV and all I run is regular 89 octane pump fuel.  All I have ever ran is a B&S nut style crank.  I agree that timing is the most important thing to look at.
13  General / Coffee Shop / Re: 110 Octane racing fuel on: September 29, 2014, 07:43:14 PM
The higher the compression, the more of a risk of pre-detonation running lower octane.  This is what causes broken cranks.  Premature detonation.  There are no benefits to running high octane in lower compression engines.  The higher octane fuels are designed to keep spontaneous combustion from occurring.
14  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: RAGB Lubricant Level on: March 20, 2014, 09:43:29 PM
Thanks for the quick reply George.   For an FXS, would you recommend using gear oil or something lighter?
15  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / RAGB Lubricant Level on: March 20, 2014, 09:36:46 PM
Looking for some RAGB info.  I've searched and found the types of lubricants that racers are using in their RAGB but haven't found the amount to put in the RAGB.  What's the rule-of-thumb on these?  Cover the bottom pinion gear or fill up to the bottom of the output shaft?  Any info would be greatly appreciated. 
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