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ebinmaine

Some front wheels. Maybe an engine. Easy fix. 15-20 minutes max.

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Do you have any specific formula or plans for this rig?

 

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Achto

Looks like a fun project.

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Oldskool
4 minutes ago, ebinmaine said:

Some front wheels. Maybe an engine. Easy fix. 15-20 minutes max.

:D

At the moment I'm trying to figure out why the trans locks up after it rolls 12". It rolls in neutral but when it goes in gear and you turn the drive pulley it locks up. Other than that I believe I have some front rims and tires and maybe a Briggs to go on it

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WHX24

Saving a Speedex in any shape is always a good thing! :handgestures-thumbupright:

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Herder

Every tractor needs a good home, glad she's found one.  I am no expert on Speedex tractors but I am seeing a giant single cylinder engine skinny fronts tires and some big meats on the back. 

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wildman

NIce score on the Speedex

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Oldskool

There will be updates later tonight. Made some progress this afternoon. Hope the purists don't get mad at me. I had to drill 2 new holes and used a newer Briggs 8hp

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ebinmaine
1 minute ago, Oldskool said:

There will be updates later tonight. Made some progress this afternoon. Hope the purists don't get mad at me. I had to drill 2 new holes and used a newer Briggs 8hp

I think most would let it slide...

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rjg854

I'm in the camp that says whatever it takes to make it live again :auto-layrubber:

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Razorback

One of many things I like of Speedex: simple designs, easy to fix or modify.

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Oldskool

Well I managed to scrounge up some stuff for the Speedex today with everything else going on. Front wheels are on but still need to make some bushings for them. Figured I would put a different seat on too.

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Engine is mounted and new hood hinges.

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Oldskool

The pulley I used was like the one on the tire. Turned it down a bit. I think it will work just fine. Gotta use what comes along to keep the cost down.

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ebinmaine
3 minutes ago, Oldskool said:

The pulley I used was like the one on the tire. Turned it down a bit. I think it will work just fine. Gotta use what comes along to keep the cost down.

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Well done.

 

Trina and I are big believers in

 

Use What Ya Have

 

 

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Oldskool

Had to swap the choke butterfly out for one that would work with a cable. Also rerouted the muffler a bit. Still have to come up with something for an air cleaner

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Oldskool

@ebinmaine Here is some more of that high tech metal bending. Had time to bend up a belt guard before calling it quits

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ebinmaine
2 minutes ago, Oldskool said:

belt guard

Is this a similar system to a Wheelhorse?

 

Belt GUARD is the belt GUIDE as well?

 

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Oldskool
6 minutes ago, ebinmaine said:

Is this a similar system to a Wheelhorse?

 

Belt GUARD is the belt GUIDE as well?

 

HAHA Ya got me. I'm just winging it

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ebinmaine
2 minutes ago, Oldskool said:

HAHA Ya got me. I'm just winging it

Wing-it mode.

 

Another of our favorites!!!

 

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Oldskool

Starting to look like something now. Should have belts by Wed. Then maybe a ride

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ebinmaine

Super.

 

Figure out the transmission?

 

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Oldskool
Just now, ebinmaine said:

Super.

 

Figure out the transmission?

 

Yup. I ended up pulling the shifter. Somewhere along the way someone had it out for some reason and put it back in wrong. One of the tell tail signs was 3 different types of  bolts holding it in place

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ebinmaine

Ayuh....

 

 

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Razorback

Glad to hear the transmission was an easy fix!

And all the other stuff..... you do nice work!

 

When I get a minute, I am going to look at my Speedex 1631 or maybe just a parts diagram to see if the belt guard is also a belt guide..... I think it is.

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