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#1 T Guiles OFFLINE  

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Posted August 16, 2014 - 08:30 PM

The boy's came home today all excited and told me I had to go look at this tractor, and                             001.JPG                                                                                                                   002.JPG                                                                                                                   003.JPG                                                                                                                    I don't know anything about this tractor ,but the boy's think it's cool. it did come with a spare motor and was said  to be built pretty good. We did get it to fire up but it didn't want to stay running so a good carb cleaning, and a new plug is in order first thing tomorrow. Any info on the class that it pulled in would be helpful. Guess we might give this pulling thing a try, where do we start      


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Posted August 16, 2014 - 09:24 PM

That frame may have been extended...
Nice Father & sons toy. Good luck!
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Posted August 16, 2014 - 09:27 PM

That frame may have been extended... 

Naw, I think it's just the camera angle Alan.  :smilewink:


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Posted August 16, 2014 - 09:40 PM

Looks like a long horse to me....


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 12:25 AM

panoramic


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 05:31 AM

   I kind of like it!!!  Cant really make up my mind thou.  Looks like it goes pretty good with that big pulley on the side of the engine :D


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 07:59 AM

What size is that little lawn mower engine?


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 09:01 AM

Looks like a great candidate for a belly grader blade with that looooonnnng wheel base.  :thumbs:

 

Wheel Base Horse!


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 09:11 AM

Yep, it started life as a Wheel Horse...It's a shame to see a WH in any other color than RED!


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 10:52 AM

First, PUT a Real engine in the darn thing. What is that, 8hp maybe? What's with that Pulley?? Bet it goes FAST, but can't pull then. AND, get that shamefull number off the sides!  That long, could put TWO engines in it! Or a little four banger from small car...NAH!


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 11:34 AM

The dumbest thing I've done today?. . .  I haven't really got going yet. Give me more time.

 

(I didn't mention that the OPs purchase wasn't dumb.)


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 12:58 PM

It looks like the cage for the squirrels fell out from under the hood.


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Posted August 17, 2014 - 12:58 PM

I'm guessing its a 8 horse tecumseh, it came with 2 motors, both were on the frame when we bought it, What class would this be pulled in?  I'm guessing it won't be the stock class because of the frame mod's, I think it's pretty cool tho, somebody has put alot of time into this little puller. I was hoping to get some info to get started pulling this little thing, It's funny we were talking about putting a grader blade on it last night. 



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Posted August 17, 2014 - 01:23 PM

Check your local club rules. A lot of Clubs don't like chassis mods. The pulley on the engine is a little to big to do some pulling .Looks like some one made it to go fast.. None of the clubs let me put my  wheel horse because of it was 4 inches longer. That's not me on it that mr White pants.

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Posted August 18, 2014 - 05:23 PM

Its defiantly not NQS legal that's for sure. And with it being that long the only class it might come close to would be the sportsman class which usually run the street bike engines but that would be about it.  


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