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SmilinSam
I placed the order and sent payment for a 24HP Honda V-twin kit today. Timewise, I will not likely get the project underway till well after the first of the year. I have several pieces of furniture I want to build, and If I find myself in the mood I might break my new Bostich angle finish nailer in and do some interior trim work on the house too. I plan on taking lots of pictures of the installation as well as the modifacations to the battery location and auxillary oil cooling setup. Power steering would be nice too, but I doubt I get that ambitious. Hopefully I won't regret spending the money...

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thedaddycat
Sam, Be sure to take a lot of pics of "Before" as well as during and of course "After"! I can't tell you how many times I have gone back to look at how it was when I got it so I can be sure how it goes back. A prime example is the second pulley outboard of the tranny pulley off the right side of the BGB. It has a slight offset to one side and I sure don't recall which way it went. I can asure you that there are may small details you just don't recall while a photo will give you all the details. Make sure you take shots from many angles as you never know what you'll want to see..... Anyone else doing a project? Take note....... and lots of pics too !!!!!!!!

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Floydster
Sam, Myself and I am sure other members will be anxiously watching your progress on this project. I for one will be following in your foot steps in the near future. Thanks for paving the way, and I know it is going to make one fine machine when completed. I also do woodworking, at the present time I'm just finishing up a Mission sideboard cabinet, remodeling a bathroom, and restoreing a Bolens 1453. Never enough time. Floyd

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SmilinSam
Ooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!! That was a mighty fast !!! I priority mailed a personal check Monday and recieved the engine today, Thursday....before noon no less! I keep looking at it sitting in the box.... don't know if I can restrain myself till next spring....

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UncleJed
Sam, After spending the holidays with my finish nailer and the compound miter saw that Santa brought me its time for me to start thinking about repowering my 720. I knew the best place to start would be with the club Talking Tractors forum so yesterday I started looking for a thread. Found your posts. Thanks for taking time to share your experiences. How's the Honda project coming along?

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SmilinSam
I havn't worked on it in a while, been drawing up plans to make some furniture in the other shop. Before it got cold I did get the engine positioned and the riser welded into the tractor frame. I also picked up a nice little 12V oil cooler to put in somewhere when I get back to the project. I'll add more pictures and steps to the main installation post sooner or later. I need to get the 3 point hitch all cleaned up and installed so I can attack moving the battery too.

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