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Posted November 01, 2012 - 09:23 AM

HUmmm should a dissected ELF be disturbing or not? That adjustable width rear end is pretty neat.

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Posted November 01, 2012 - 07:15 PM

That's a neat gt. I'll bet It will be a fun one to rebuild.

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 06:28 AM

Yesterday aft/evening, I tackled the frame rebuild. It took a bit longer than I
figured, but I'm happy with the outcome. I used 1" shaft collars for the pivot pin. The
bushings in the axle are worn, so I'll make 1" ID x ____ metric ones.

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 06:49 AM

That should take care of things, Will. Nice fix!
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 07:16 AM

Good progress Will!
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 08:17 AM

Moving fast if you ask me Will !
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 10:09 AM

Nice progress.
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 10:31 AM

Looking good Wil. That tranny looks HEAVY DUTY.
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 10:45 AM

Looking good Wil. That tranny looks HEAVY DUTY.


You got that right! The input shaft on the trans is huge!

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Posted November 02, 2012 - 05:08 PM

Nice, very nice. Just out of curriosity, what were the holes in the side of the OEM frame that you didn't copy over? Part of the remotor job?

Oh, and also, I need to get me one of those Maple leaf welding helmets... Looks like it makes you a better welder than my flame helmet.
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 06:14 PM

I'm sure he can get you the decals to put on yours to help you out. But, be advised, they are expensive!
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Posted November 02, 2012 - 09:03 PM

Nice, very nice. Just out of curriosity, what were the holes in the side of the OEM frame that you didn't copy over? Part of the remotor job?

Oh, and also, I need to get me one of those Maple leaf welding helmets... Looks like it makes you a better welder than my flame helmet.


I'm not sure about those holes in the frame. They weren't part of the repower.
I've seen some pictures where there was shields/guards bolted on, but any parts diagrams I've seen don't show that.

I couldn't find a plain helmet last year, when I bought that, so I decided to be patriotic. But, you've choosen to be
a flame!!Hmm
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Posted November 03, 2012 - 07:19 AM

You are making great progress, Will. :thumbs: Too bad the "Elves" wouldn't come in at night and fix it all up for you like they did with the "shoemaker". :D
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Posted November 03, 2012 - 11:23 AM

It looks like the rebuild is off to a great start Will! I have a fantasy style skull and flames on the side of my hood LOL! It depends on the day as to whether or not it helps with the skill though.
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Posted November 03, 2012 - 01:11 PM

Will, You are making great head way on the frame. Looking good !! :thumbs:

That front axle pivot should last you a life time..
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