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Well last summer i blew the engine on my riding lawnmower so i figured what the hell and decided to have some fun for a winter project.........

The mower is light so there fore it only had an 8 hp craftsman motor. 36" cut mind you.

well my dad said he had an old motor i could have. Long story short it was a Briggs & Straton 14HP OHV monster! I had to cut in a new mounting configuration in the frame and downsized the pulley. Then i installed a fuel pump due to the positioning of the new tank. Added a choke and throttle (cut it into the dash) cuz the old one wouldnt work so well. put in a shorter belt and since the motor is so much bigger i cut the hood back and rolled the edges to make room for starter and oil filter. i tested it and low and behold the friggin thing is a monster! the pulley made a huge difference cuz this sob will do a 12:00 when i do not want it to! (hence the bent in rear and a change of underwear!)
Getting the wheelie part down pretty good too! Oh yeah its now a DUAL exhaust!

Well i put the blades on it and thought i would share it with ya. Oh yeah i had to do a custom paint job. Can you tell it used to be silver

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Thats it and now if this weather ever gets any better i will see if she cuts the lawn any faster for me!

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That is too funny. Now you have to see if you can get involved with lawnmower racing.

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Friggin awesome Kelly




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OMg. By the title of this thread I thought you were talking about my old ninja 250. And in that color, I wasn't too far off.

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They have car show out in medota (sp) but they also have lawn mower races you should go out there and clean house!
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freaking newbies, man there slow, ha ha ha
 
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That's hilarious Kelly. Nice work!
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Kelly.....face it bro.....your a squid Nice job tho


Your lucky Gregg or Tony didn't give you a hand.....you would blind everyone with all the chrome work

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OMg. By the title of this thread I thought you were talking about my old ninja 250. And in that color, I wasn't too far off.

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It probably has more HP.

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OMg. By the title of this thread I thought you were talking about my old ninja 250. And in that color, I wasn't too far off.

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Granted, the mower would be faster. Heck, that mower would give the ZX-10R a run for it's money.
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what no wheelie bars?


nice job needs wheelie bars to get better starts, will it out run the katana?
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will it out run the katana?
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PROBABLY!!

but since the Kat has 6 gears it would be close.......

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that is some cool shiiiiiiiit . You should make a short video clip , riding on it and doing wheelies
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