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Old 08-23-2010, 10:12 PM
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Found this on craigslist think I might offer the guy $150 and see what he says
http://stlouis.craigslist.org/bar/1915525394.html
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:33 PM
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if the engines crap, 100 to 125, if it needs work 150, if it barely needs anything 200 is a good price
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:29 PM
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if the engines been run without the tin sheilds don't buy it, without them the engine would have overheated
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Old 08-24-2010, 10:30 PM
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The frame and torque converter should be worth that cost plus the tires are new.
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an old flat-head kohler nice engine makes a crap load of torque
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Buy it for the gas tank alone!!
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:20 AM
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$200 very worth while
u could proberly take the wheels the engine and the torque converter
then recover $100 from selling the frame
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oops! sry i completely missed over the tc, i would pay 75 to 125 for the tc alone!
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:19 AM
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I bet that motor eats TC belts. I didn't think they rated them to 20hp.
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:21 AM
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i cant tell but i think thats a 20 or 30 series so redsox is prob right
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:39 PM
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It doesn't look like there is a driven pulley or a true gas tank.
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Old 08-25-2010, 07:13 PM
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i think there is a driven its just extremely rusty (another thing to wear down belts) i also think its a 30 series because there does not look like there's enough room between the driven and the engine block for the tc cam.
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well it does say it runs but doesnt move so the tc may be f***ed
but still worth it
the best bet is the tc has broken under extreme over power but u just need a few parts and to clean it up
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Going to see if I can take a look at it this weekend. Worst case I'll throw this honda gx160 on it and save the torque converter for something else. That motor does look pretty rough
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Old 08-26-2010, 01:06 PM
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dude thats a downgrade from that montrosic kohler...

get the kohler running and you'll be alot impressed with it then a honda gx160 without a doubt
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