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Posted February 20, 2015 - 10:02 AM

Yes, but let it dry completely and do it in a well ventilated area.
As a matter of fact, the fumes will make you cross eyed, so use it where you can get air.

 

Sounds like fun. so you're saying do this inside a small enclosed room?  :dancingbanana:  :dancingbanana:

 

I think Marty would be fine without a mask. I can't see how the side effects of that stuff would show a discernable difference in his behavior.

 

 

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We just don't have the emoticon that I need for a proper response :D ! 


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Posted February 21, 2015 - 07:53 PM

After a trip to town to pick up some 1-1/2 bolts to fasten the dash, and mowing the yard, member mrmr56 came by for a chat, we only live 20 minuets from each other. Great Guy! I installed the dash, but had trouble with the steering wheel woodruff key.... I dropped it and can't find it...so I cleaned up the hood and grill and am at a stopping point for the evening.

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Posted February 21, 2015 - 08:04 PM

seems weird to see green grass.  Thanks


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Posted February 21, 2015 - 08:23 PM

seems weird to see green grass.  Thanks

Don't laugh but we have winter storm warnings on TV now for tomorrow night and Monday morning :D

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Posted February 22, 2015 - 12:54 PM

Larry, I enjoyed meeting you yesterday and looking over your "herd". Keep up the good work and shout if you need some moral support. It looks like the weather man is at partially right so let's hope he is only partially right. Enjoy the races.


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Posted February 22, 2015 - 01:57 PM

Nice meeting you too Charles, I hope to stop by your place some time soon. Yes the weather is changing, so no painting today. I started cleaning / inspecting the grill and hood assemblies. I little JB repair around the headlight area, otherwise everything else looks good. Race is on, so I am chillin today.

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Posted February 24, 2015 - 09:36 PM

Picked up some fuel line today, and found my spare gas cap! :dancingbanana: , Gas tank is installed. The fuel line is another of those things better installed before the transaxle, but I got it in there, and secured. Made sure it wasn't rubbing anything. Still working on the hood and grill, some progress being made there too. I have found a seat at Atwoods, just need the funds to get it. I have also decided on All Trail tires for the rear and Turf savers on the front.

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Posted February 24, 2015 - 10:37 PM

Looking good!


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Posted February 24, 2015 - 11:08 PM

I did a search on YouTube and this is the only video I could find that was like mine. https://www.youtube....h?v=Xk8lyGgKNoU


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Posted February 25, 2015 - 05:37 AM

It's coming together!



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Posted February 25, 2015 - 09:08 AM

Looking great.

That upper nose is in great condition, they are usually busted out at the hinges.

There was a cable that bolted to engine then to the nose to stop hood from opening too far. MAKE SURE  you put that back on. I forgot to install mine and busted again my freshly repair nose cause the hood just flopped over :wallbanging:  :mad2:


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Posted February 26, 2015 - 09:37 PM

Not much to report, too cold wet and icy to clean and paint, so I went out and picked up a new seat. Yes I mis-placed the bolts. I know I cleaned and painted the seat hardware, just can't remember where I put it. So I replaced the hardware with new.

 

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Posted February 27, 2015 - 10:36 AM

Looking great.

That upper nose is in great condition, they are usually busted out at the hinges.

There was a cable that bolted to engine then to the nose to stop hood from opening too far. MAKE SURE  you put that back on. I forgot to install mine and busted again my freshly repair nose cause the hood just flopped over :wallbanging:  :mad2:

I found that cable listed in both the Roper and Sears manuals, but there was not one on the old girl. I will make sure to make one and install it. I am continueing to work on the nose and hood, but the weather is making it difficult right now.


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Posted February 27, 2015 - 10:57 AM

If you need pics or dimensions, let us know
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Posted February 27, 2015 - 12:32 PM

Beautiful work Larry
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