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Old 11-17-2007, 08:33 AM   #1
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Going lawnmower racing!!

i decided to get into some little local mower drag races and roundie round races. here is my first drag set-up does 150feet in just 5.2 seconds. have a turbo in the plans but haven't quite figured out a small enough turbo. need something REAL small, any suggestions? any way this is just with a gear ratio change and straight exhaust. a little N2o is going to be tested a little later today we will see how that goes. the wheelie bars had to be put on because it flipped completely over backwards while my step dad was trying to launch it. so better safe then sorry does about 45mph as of now. only to get faster! a spring loaded throttle and some other required saftey features are being added today. december 2nd. first roundie race!!! (and yes its pink and purple courtesy of my 2 nieces)








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Old 11-17-2007, 08:45 AM   #2
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omg, a tractor with wheelie bars. great! ive seen the oval races on TV, but never any drags? good luck
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Old 11-17-2007, 08:49 AM   #3
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that is awesome, lawn mower racing is real popular around me lol, ive never really seen it done though.
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Old 11-17-2007, 08:52 AM   #4
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people have some VERY nice mowers. http://www.ndrlma.com/
haha national drag racing lawnmower association
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Old 11-17-2007, 09:17 AM   #5
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There are many bikes out there that have turbos that should be a good size for that motor. I'd search around on ebay or something. They also make miniature superchargers for motorcycles too.

Edit: Here's something you might like.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6agXwQp-MWo
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Old 11-17-2007, 06:08 PM   #7
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that is so awsome
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That is so stupid...
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^^ i disagree... goofy? yes. but i've seen these races on tv and it looks like a lot of fun. think about it...45mph on a lawn mower!
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yeah I think one of the coolest things I've ever seen was at a FFA thing back in highschool, Johndeer brought out one of there smaller lawnmower styl tractors. i don't know what motor they had in it but it had these sweet stoolie type headers stickin out the hood spittin flames as it spun the tires on the show floor.... ssoooo hoot lol
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