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1  For Sale / Want To Buy / Who Has It? / TILLY CARB on: March 30, 2015, 08:45:48 AM
Anybody have a tilly taking up space they want to get rid of? Preferably an HR. Thank you!
2  For Sale / Want To Buy / Who Has It? / WTB: OPPY RACE CARB on: March 29, 2015, 01:35:29 PM
Looking for a race ready carb for a 46ci oppy. Has billet rods, precision cam, etc so bone stock will not cut it. I have 2 weeks until the first race of the season and noticed the base of my carb is broken.  Oppy guys please help!! Lol. Thanx all!
3  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: ROOSTERS OILING MODS on: March 17, 2015, 08:16:57 PM
Thank you bud!
4  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / ROOSTERS OILING MODS on: March 17, 2015, 06:38:56 PM
Does anyone have the link to Roosters post on oiling mods? I found it once last year and now I cant. Been typing different things in the search bar but just not coming across it. A link would be great. Thank you!
5  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: March 17, 2015, 05:53:50 PM
Ok. Heres the latest. Engine guy finally sends out the billet rods for my 46ci oppy. Only problem, again, is they are for a pressure lube. I have a splash lube. Has anyone ever attempted to convert a billet rod to a splash lube by drilling it? Im getting a little desperate here. First race is in 3 weeks and I cant afford to send these back AGAIN and wait GOD knows how long for him to send them back to me wrong AGAIN.  Opinions are greatly appreciated!
PS: I did get the model 28 pistons n wristpins, measured them out with these rods and it will work out perfectly so Thank You all for the input!
6  Engine Help / Kohler Engines / Re: 20hp KOHLER OPPOSED TWIN on: March 13, 2015, 06:33:09 PM
Thanks man. Never heard too much about them, so I figured if they were any good I wouldve seen or heard of one sooner. Appreciate the info bud!
7  Engine Help / Kohler Engines / 20hp KOHLER OPPOSED TWIN on: March 12, 2015, 03:16:03 PM
Just got my hands on a Kohler 20hp opposed. I haven't opened it up yet but has a side draft carb, aluminum intake, pressure lube. Just wondering if anyone has ever raced any of these motors and is it worth looking into or are they junk? Thanks guys!
8  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: February 27, 2015, 05:54:39 PM
Jim thanks for your help bud. Really. I just ordered the pistons. Should be good to go so long as this guy makes good on the rods. Should be an even swap. I hope. Our first race is April and I found an old Montgomery Ward that I decided to build for this year. So the clock is ticking lol. If I don't hear back I'll just order the right rods and work it out somehow. Thanks again guys. You really saved this redneck Yankees day!!
9  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: February 27, 2015, 05:02:09 PM
Your a life saver BIG AL. I really appreciate it thank you.  wavey wavey twothumbsup
10  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: February 27, 2015, 04:57:04 PM
Would the model 28 pistons work then? Im not sleeving this thing unless I absolutley have to. Are the wristpin heights the same on the model 28 and 31AVS?
11  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: February 27, 2015, 04:39:27 PM
That is pretty much exactly the confirmation I needed. Thank you. I did not put the cam in yet, and I did notice the rods were not angled and the top rod cap just barely cleared the block. I had a strong feeling wristpin height needed to be different. Thanks again bud I really appreciate the help.
These rods will be shipped back out tomorrow in exchange for the 46 rods. If I can get this guy on the phone. Pistons will be ordered tonight. The 31AVS pistons are for the same bore correct? Their not oversized?
12  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / Re: OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: February 27, 2015, 03:48:44 PM
461707, and no I have stock pistons. Im kind of guessing stock wont work. Lol. Am I looking for a certain wristpin height?
13  Engine Help / Briggs Flathead / OPPOSED TWIN BILLET RODS on: February 27, 2015, 03:13:30 PM
Ok all 3 of you oppy lovers  lol I have a question. I have a 46ci oppy. I went ahead and had a cam ground for it and ordered a set of ARC Billet rods. Heres the dilemma. I wont mention the name of the guy who ground the cam, though he is well known. He sent me a set of 42ci billet rods (#6302). When I called to tell him they were wrong, he said the 42 and 46 are the same size. I know their not, Ive been running oppys for a few years now. Anyway I looked them up and saw 42's are 4.96 and the 46 are 4.87. Didnt think it was a big difference. Well my piston is sitting 1/2 inch above the deck. Put a call in to the "engine guy" and havent heard back. Is there a certain piston I have to run with these? Does the model 28 piston have a different wristpin height than a stock piston? Im a little on the frustrated side right now so I do apologize. Im very disappointed in this guy. After spending a decent chunk of change, I would hope to get the right combination.....not just sell me parts. Any help would be very appreciated. Thanks all!
14  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: 700 trans gearing on: February 22, 2015, 07:37:05 PM
Thanks alot guys. I really appreciate it!  wavey
15  Mower Building / Setup Help / Driveline / Re: 700 trans gearing on: February 21, 2015, 01:16:52 PM
That's exactly what I thought! When I used that calculator, the mph went up as I increased the trans gear and that's what confused me. I ended up figuring a 15/42 combo which just seems wrong to me. There's going to be a lot of trial and error in this one lol. Thank you for the input! I'll take all the input I can get!
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