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#1 skyrydr2 ONLINE  

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Posted October 25, 2013 - 02:24 PM

 Well we will be busy  this winter for sure !! Need to build a few more tractors for next season! 

Just picked up a nice 8" class tractor , Ford of course, and we need to start on the frame and rear end for the "Open class " soon , so I can get the axles and diff all tuned up . So it's going to be a busy off season for sure !!


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Posted October 25, 2013 - 03:39 PM

Same here keith. Finally glad to get rid of my ugly white and plain aluminum sheet metal Lol.


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Posted October 25, 2013 - 04:05 PM

New build here also Doing a mild 2.3 Ford build for a 26 inch wheeled modified, gonna keep it down in the 250hp range


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Posted October 27, 2013 - 07:59 AM

 

Same here keith. Finally glad to get rid of my ugly white and plain aluminum sheet metal Lol.

 Mike what are you going to use for body work?

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Posted October 27, 2013 - 02:28 PM

My dad has a bender at his work  and has access to aluminum sheets so he's gonna bend me something. Once everything is done ill be in charge of the rest of the body work since im taking auto body classes and have access to a paint booth. But gone are the days of the ugly last minute put together, to the future of new shiny paint, and curves all over! 



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Posted October 27, 2013 - 02:39 PM

MIhe are you still using a cub frame ?  



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Posted October 27, 2013 - 07:22 PM

Yeah have to. Under our rules we have to use a garden tractor frame. If it was to me id be using either a tube frame or a square tubing frame.



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Posted October 28, 2013 - 05:30 PM

Im redoing that stock alterd, building a 50 cu in engine



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Posted October 28, 2013 - 05:53 PM

A few shots of the 8" SuperStock tractor.. The transmission is going to be a challenge!!

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Posted October 28, 2013 - 06:31 PM

Well you beat me in the tear down competition lol


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Posted October 28, 2013 - 07:16 PM

That little tractor has to have an 18 HP twin Briggs per rules. SOOO,,, it needs some doings to make it happen!! And still hold up to cut 18-9.50-8 turfs and 750 lbs. Should be fun and a bit of a challenge too .

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Posted October 28, 2013 - 07:22 PM

My goodness! Those are some small tires lol! Best of luck Keith with that and the weight. Mine weights 990lbs with me on it and no weights  



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Posted October 29, 2013 - 06:31 AM

A few shots of the 8" SuperStock tractor.. The transmission is going to be a challenge!!

From the looks of that last pic, I think your right about the challenge! :bigrofl:


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Posted October 29, 2013 - 07:20 AM

 LOL All that Bud Lite doesn't help the matter either :rolling: 


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Posted October 29, 2013 - 07:44 AM

 LOL All that Bud Lite doesn't help the matter either :rolling: 

It does help you contemplate things, it's just keeping focused that becomes the challenge then!






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