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PostSubject: my snow pushin murray   January 8th 2010, 7:55 pm





The murray started life with a 12 horse flathead B&S and a 38" mowing deck. Since then that motor has blown up and the deck has been removed. It sat for a couple years untill i got the genius idea of putting a 4 horse flathead briggs in it off a murray push mower. I ran that for a while, but it was wore out when i put it in, and even moreso when I decided to take it out. I replaced it with a OHV single cylinder 16 horse briggs that i picked up for free. I drove it down the driveway and about halfway back the new engine decided to blow up. About a week later I picked up a new motor identical to the old one. The internals in this one supposedly only have about 10 minutes of run time on them. I swapped the carb and starter from the blown up motor, and now have one sweet running motor with lots of low down torque.
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   January 8th 2010, 7:57 pm

That is one sweet tractor. Nice setup. Any pictures of it in action?

And one thing I got to ask, what happened to the headlight(s)?

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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   January 8th 2010, 8:03 pm

well the whole unit fell out one day and landed on the exhaust and got melted.

Havent had hardly enough snow to plow yet. We finally got enough to push today, but i gotta fix an oil leak first. Ill get some pics when i push that if the wind dont blow it away first lol
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 5:57 pm

Shes gettin a workout today. Probly tomorrow two if the wind and snow keep up. I was doin pretty good pushin about 18 inch drifts with no weight in the back, but i got up to about 2ft of snow and decided to throw some weight on her. Now she walks right through anything without spinnin a wheel. pretty much loose all steering at that point tho lol
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 6:11 pm



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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 7:01 pm

lmao
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 7:03 pm

laugh all ya want, it beats usin a shovel
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 7:45 pm

i don't do that either.. i just dump hot water on it and throw salt on top of that when it freezes lol
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 8:04 pm

hot water freezes faster than cold
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 8:05 pm

i don't care as long as it melts the snow and freezes so i can throw salt on it lol
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 8:39 pm

i hope some old lady breaks her back and sues your butt.. lol
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 9:22 pm

some old lady has bigger problems if she slips on the melting ice.. me with a baseball ball, asking her why the eff she's in my driveway, slipping on my melting ice hahahaha
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 10:00 pm

Nice setup!
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 10th 2010, 11:23 pm

It is a nice looking rig John, thanks for the pictures.

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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 27th 2010, 5:36 pm

cold start:


the camera makes it sound like a helicopter lol
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 27th 2010, 5:52 pm

COOL !!! lift off cheers

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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 27th 2010, 10:51 pm

oh hell, i remember them days, dont miss them at alll. since i moved down to florida i have yet to see snow. lmao, good luck with ur mower man, it looks like it has seen better days though.
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 27th 2010, 10:53 pm

yea. The headlight peice fell out back when i had a stack on the old motor and got melted b4 i even had any idea it fell out.
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 27th 2010, 11:55 pm

we have liftoff.
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 28th 2010, 9:22 am

Hey !!! If you have to shovel that white(four letter word) you might as well have fun doing it
Murry looks like a lot of fun. How many ponies does it have?

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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 28th 2010, 9:36 am

Its got 16 horses and uses em all
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 28th 2010, 9:51 am

johnboggs21 wrote:
Its got 16 horses and uses em all

NICE !!!

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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 28th 2010, 8:59 pm

You need to fab up an exhaust with a glasspack in it.
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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   February 28th 2010, 11:14 pm

Awesome Idea !!! Chrome stacks.. Polished aluminum gulf cart wheels, Sweet air brushed paint job. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: my snow pushin murray   March 1st 2010, 2:34 pm

the old motor had a stack, but when i upgraded the motor i also upgraded the plow and now the lift would interfere with a stack. I might rig something up so i can have both later
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