Newbie in NC

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Re: Newbie in NC

Postby John(videodoc) » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:24 pm

Welcome aboard, Be sure to get to Boss Hog's fest. You will have fun.

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Re: Newbie in NC

Postby Dale Finch » Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:50 pm

Don't forget to prime the oil pump before you try to run her. Several posts on how to do it...or just ask! Looks like a nice one! Bring her to Boss' on the 30th!!

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Re: Newbie in NC

Postby Peter Person » Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:27 pm

Nice looking Cub! Welcome to the forum.

I would be very careful going any distance with that trailer with your Cub on it. It has a 1,625lb payload capacity. A bare Cub weighs about 1,300lbs, plus 300lbs for the rear weights so you are right at capacity. Without brakes and being a single axle you may find yourself in a precarious situation someday.

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Re: Newbie in NC

Postby Dances With Cubs » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:01 pm

Yep. I will be be removing the weights at some point and will keep them off when trailering. I was very pleased at how it drove/pulled through driving rain for two hours home. Just kept my speed no faster than 60 mph and began braking well in advance.

I started a new thread on this Cub in the main Cub forum. No fire right now. :( ... =1&t=78141
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