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Hope she runs!!!

Postby Donny M » Thu Apr 08, 2004 6:50 pm

Just about finished with the engine thought I'd post some pictures.
Sure hope it runs :shock: :shock: :shock:

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What a fun thing to do :!: :D :D :D :D :D

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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Thu Apr 08, 2004 7:57 pm

Looking good Image but mines gonna look better! At least it will to me.

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Postby Bigdog » Thu Apr 08, 2004 8:03 pm

Well, if looks count for anything, it oughta purr like a kitten or roar like a tiger! Nice job Donny!
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Postby Cub-Bud » Thu Apr 08, 2004 9:30 pm

Hey Donny,

Make sure you have the bottom radiator hose in hand when you put the front on the motor...clamps, too. I guess you could always take the inlet pipe back off to get the hose on but, you might ruin the gasket.
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Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Thu Apr 08, 2004 10:41 pm

Cub-bud, wonder if you learned that lesson the same way I did.
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Postby Cub-Bud » Fri Apr 09, 2004 7:34 am

Yep, learned that lesson when I renewed Happy ('55 Loboy) a few years ago. :oops: Some things you just don't forget. :wink:
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Postby artc » Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:25 am

a phot in Bermuda Ken's book showed the lower radiater hose in place as the front rad support was being installed. i just followed that lead and avoided having to do it over.

of course, i managed to mess up a couple of other places (like a leaking rear axel seal that didn't get replaced) :oops:
sure did come apart easy the SECOND time :!: :lol:
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Postby johnbron » Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:47 am

:P Hey Donny thats looking good. I wish you luck and hope it starts and runs as good as my dirty old rusty engine in My half-azzed Cub does, Or did 9-months ago when I last started & ran it.

:Curious:, Did you ever try getting that auxillery engine running that was included in the Oregon deal?.
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Postby Donny M » Fri Apr 09, 2004 12:51 pm

Bud,

I did think about the hose but thought I could put it in when I recoulpe the tractor. I think it would have been easier to leave the inlet off though. We shall see in a couple of weeks.

JB,
Haven't messed with it yet. Too many irons in the fire. :D :D :D

No one has said anything about the stainless hardware. The correct police won't like it but I do. Makes for a nice contrast.

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Postby johnbron » Fri Apr 09, 2004 1:44 pm

:roll: Donny I have looked at your pictures 4 times now and dont see any stainless on it unless you used stainless paint on the manifold. Could be stainless bolts/nuts that I cant detect. 8)
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Postby Ron L » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:03 pm

johnbron wrote: Could be stainless bolts/nuts that I cant detect. 8)


Use your magnet................
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Postby johnbron » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:07 pm

Ron L wrote:
johnbron wrote: Could be stainless bolts/nuts that I cant detect. 8)


Use your magnet................



:twisted: I tried that but the only part of Donny`s picture that it would stick to was the Block. :mrgreen:
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Postby Ken (48 Cub) » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:10 pm

Donny, I love the stainless hardware! That's what I am using whenever I put the entire tractor back together.
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Postby Ron L » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:10 pm

johnbron wrote:
Ron L wrote:
johnbron wrote: Could be stainless bolts/nuts that I cant detect. 8)


Use your magnet................



:twisted: I tried that but the only part of Donny`s picture that it would stick to was the Block. :mrgreen:


Good one JB.
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Postby Ron L » Fri Apr 09, 2004 2:14 pm

Donny. Good thing it isn't a boat engine (in salt water). Electrolysis would eat the threads right out.........
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