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Re: Speed run

Postby inairam » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:29 am

Another good point. Brakes are C*** on the cub certainly at these high speeds.
When you only have 9 horsepower you need to know the names of all of the ponies!

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Re: Speed run

Postby ricky racer » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:17 pm

ddlebail wrote:Does anyone know International if made a parachute for a fast hitch?
We must remain safe!

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Re: Speed run

Postby IHCFan1950 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:42 am

Nah, just throw a set of long tubes with no muffler on her to boost top end grunt, then, a cam for more lift, add a flame paint job ( because we all know that it will boost your top end speed by about 20 mph) and put street tires on to give better handling and you will have a mean little devil of a street machine! Here is some inspiration for you!
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Re: Speed run

Postby Urbish » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:48 am

ddlebail wrote:Does anyone know International if made a parachute for a fast hitch?
We must remain safe!


I thought the procedure was to rig your 189 two-way plow with an explosive bolt so you can 'drop anchor'.
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Re: Speed run

Postby Peter Person » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:13 am

Urbish wrote:
ddlebail wrote:Does anyone know International if made a parachute for a fast hitch?
We must remain safe!


I thought the procedure was to rig your 189 two-way plow with an explosive bolt so you can 'drop anchor'.


Definitely want to add the aftermarket steering wheel airbag if you do this otherwise you'll be known as "Toothless"!
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Re: Speed run

Postby ShawnAgne » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:44 pm

At 2400 rpm I'm around 14mph per the GPS cellphone app, when the governor was letting it go 2800 rpm I was going a lot faster.
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Re: Speed run

Postby EdHarbur » Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:36 am

I was blown away by top speeds everyone else was getting, and decided to get to work.

After a lot of thought, I figured that a lot of top speed was being sapped by internal engine friction. Remember, these are 70 year old pieces flailing away in that engine, and they just weren't manufactured to today's tolerances.

By eliminating that friction, I was able to get her up to 10 mph! A 40% increase.

I don't have any idea where I'm going to find 4 or more MPH to be competitive, but I'll give it my best.
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Re: Speed run

Postby Peter Person » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:22 am

Ed,
Downhill!
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Re: Speed run

Postby EdHarbur » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:48 am

Same piece of road and sign as the first run. Have to be scientific about these things, you know.

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Re: Speed run

Postby ShawnAgne » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:28 pm

3 or 4 years ago when I got my cub and was on here reading I remember in one of the many "how to get more horsepower for a cub" threads someone mentioned about modifying a cub so it basically sounded like an H went pretty fast but was basically useless for anything.
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Re: Speed run

Postby outdoors4evr » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:12 am

4 more MPH???? Gotta get that weight down. Sounds like diet time! (for the tractor, not me)
- Sheet metal and fenders are optional.
- Lose the extra metal from the blade
- Need some low rolling resistance tires (doesn't that mean low traction??) I've seen some cubs with Semi tires.

Turn those finals and get-r-low. Everybody knows loboy's are faster than Hi-Clear cubs
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Re: Speed run

Postby BigBill » Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:20 am

Put on cub cadet rear tires, just might break the sound barrier? Lol

I remember Ralph doing donuts........
I'm technically misunderstood at times i guess its been this way my whole life so why should it change now.

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1965 lo-boy with c-3 mower 12 v - Loboy
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Re: Speed run

Postby inairam » Tue Oct 22, 2019 6:11 am

Before anyone gets too upset about other people's top speeds we need some specs.

1st - top speed needs to be an average going both directions within 1 hour to offset grade and wind.
2nd - engine set up - what was done beyond a tune-up
3rd - tractor set up tires or gears messed with?
When you only have 9 horsepower you need to know the names of all of the ponies!

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Re: Speed run

Postby EdHarbur » Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:27 pm

I just put it in neutral at the top of the hill. This plan probably won't work so well on the return run. I'm guessing 0, maybe negative numbers, for an average of 5 MPH, best case. Seems about right...


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