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1  Race and Event Announcements / USLMRA Races / Re: Upcoming IOWA races. on: June 24, 2016, 06:01:05 PM
River Bottom is absolutely the best track my guys have ever raced on. The crowd, the officiating, the track  itself, all top notch. And I drank lots of Paul's beer.

Bert
2  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: Transaxle Lube on: June 22, 2016, 06:50:33 PM
I put Bentonite on crackers and feed them to Ed. He thinks it's caviar.

Bert
3  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: Transaxle Lube on: June 20, 2016, 05:58:10 PM
I'm not Bert, as I am in slightly better physical condition, but yes, it probably would.

Ed, you may be in better physical condition, but I'm way more handsome.

The Bentonite liquifies with heat, Al. So you may have a bit of leakage (like me when I watch Ed drive my stuff) at speed. But when cool, you won't have any puddles. Even with the STP added, the stuff hardens up.

The STP isn't there for lube. STP had a lot of tackifier, so it helps the Bentonite adhere to the gears of the box.

Bert
4  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: Transaxle Lube on: June 19, 2016, 08:38:40 PM
Tecumseh/Peerless used a lube called Bentonite. Good stuff. Still available at various small engine dealers. Bentonite liquifies at higher temps, but alone doesn't stick very well.

I've been running Bentonite for years in my 820's for years with a bit of STP mixed in. About 6 ounces of the sticky stuff will do.

Use it in any transaxle and you'll never have a lube related failure.

Bert
5  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: Flat Head torque question on: June 06, 2016, 03:47:48 PM
Call Tim Isky a cam recommendation. I'm thinking a #3 grind, which is pretty tame but gives good low end torque.

Bert
6  Engine Help / Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: High RPM durability-what next? on: June 05, 2016, 06:21:04 PM
I agree most will not explode.   It is the one that does is the problem. 

We are talking about doubling the rated RPM's   We are the only Motorsport on the planet that thinks this is OK.    Or would even try this. 

Huh?? What's this got to do with the amount of torque an engine produces?

Bert
7  General / Coffee Shop / Re: What exactly is this? on: June 03, 2016, 11:29:25 AM
It needs more stacks.

Bert
8  General / Coffee Shop / Re: What exactly is this? on: May 26, 2016, 07:26:46 PM
I use Flint water in the water injection system on my Pinto. Makes the exhaust smell like a Dow chemical plant, yo.

Bert

9  General / Coffee Shop / Re: What exactly is this? on: May 25, 2016, 07:15:22 PM
My Pinto has stacked stacks.

Bert
10  General / Coffee Shop / Re: What exactly is this? on: May 24, 2016, 05:57:55 AM
Not a Mopar guy, Paul, but that is one sweet ride. Definitely a chick magnet.

Bert
11  Engine Help / Tecumseh Engines / Re: tvt691 won't rev on: May 21, 2016, 07:35:48 PM
Well, don't drive a built one. You may mess yourself.

Bert
12  Engine Help / Tecumseh Engines / Re: tvt691 won't rev on: May 16, 2016, 07:02:53 AM
I would also double check your carb to intake and intake to head gaskets. Sounds like a leak to me. I assume being stock, the intake has not been cut to accommodate head shaving.

Bert
13  For Sale / Mowers or Complete Setups / Re: BP/Supersportsman for Sale on: April 30, 2016, 03:59:25 PM
No shipping, no separating. Sorry.

Bert
14  For Sale / Mowers or Complete Setups / Re: Bertrand Hydraulics BP/Supersportsman Mowers on: April 16, 2016, 07:33:07 AM
Still have the #2 sitting in Redline's garage. Make me an offer.

Bert
15  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: clutch on: March 25, 2016, 08:23:11 AM
No.
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