My latest ride

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madmike
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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:20 am

I found some 14" wheels and mounted my worn out Bus tires on them ,, 8 plys

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John S.
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Re: My latest ride

Post by John S. » Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:35 am

I really want a beetle bolt pattern hub. I have five 14” vw wagon style wheels. All the old drag racers have vw wheels on their trailers. We need a trailer thread. Lol

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:46 am

I Had a trailer back in the 70' that was made from a cpl link pin spindles ,, worked for a while but one Huge pothole shared it off :cry: young & dumb me took off the plate and the City impounded it :roll:

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Re: My latest ride

Post by John S. » Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:57 pm

Lol

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:25 am

slow progress, installed the 16 cylinder studs ,hand clearanced the cylinder spicket in a cpl. spots,, then the o'l arteritis kicked in on my hands :roll:

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Re: My latest ride

Post by buguy » Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:19 am

That cold weather can't be helping with that.

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:59 am

Yepper you know it,, maybe I can talk the wife into moving south since we don't have the sled dogs anymore ?:lol:

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John S.
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Re: My latest ride

Post by John S. » Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:41 am

Or moving the engine into the kitchen!

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:16 am

Haha beat ya to it , It's been in the Kitchen,Sunroom table since I've started the build :lol:
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Re: My latest ride

Post by John S. » Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:59 am

Awesome!

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:56 pm

Thanks John, :lol: ,,Well final assembly is done in the garage , so i fired up the wood furness at 7am and frakin 18* & snowing ,, schools are closed :lol: but after waiting a cpl hours for the place to warm up,,,got the cases glued together ,all torqued ,crank turns like butter with just two fingers :D 8) slapped on a piston and cyl. : now to go shopping for some spacers & head gaskets :lol: road trip ,, gets me off the farm for a day :lol: helps with 'cabin fever'
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Re: My latest ride

Post by buguy » Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:15 pm

Looks like quite a bit of positive deck!

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:11 pm

yea, 5.5 rods , got them with the crank ,no problem ,I'll just shim it :lol:

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Re: My latest ride

Post by Chip Birks » Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:37 pm

What is this engine going in Mike?

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Re: My latest ride

Post by madmike » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:54 am

Hey Chip,,My bug more than likely :wink: ,,FYI tail lights almost installed 8) ,I have to re=wire , gonna use a trailer tail lite harness :lol:

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