LAWN MOWER OLYMPICS
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In the Clay July 4th Parade
Lawn Mower Olympics
of the game
in events for certificates: The one with the most certificates at the end of the
race wins the trophy.
or more people appointed as judges,
decisions are final.
Tractors can be stock or modified. There are over 15 events and only 3 are about
speed, its more about skill and luck.
be lawn tractor equipment.
wheelers disguised as Lawn tractors will not be allowed.
100 ft. drag strip, Process of elimination, Everybody Races Twice. The most wins
Logs placed on end 13 apart. Timed event. Fastest time wins.
20 drag strip, first one across the finish line loses. process of
Barrel Roll: Roll a barrel around a course with your tractor. Timed Event. Fastest time wins.
Course: Timed event. Start at line,
eat ½ a hamburger, get on your tractor go to next station, hammer a Nail
into a stump, go to next station shoot a can with a bb gun, Next station, drink
a 16 oz. Beverage of your choice. You get the idea, stations can be anything,
shoot a ball into a basket, split a piece of wood and so on. Fastest time wins.
track: Set up a track, can be oval or
around obstacles. 5 laps, first one across the line wins.
Runs: Give the officials a dollar. 5
people with part of a deck of cards spread out around a course. Everyone rides
around and collects 5 cards. Highest hand wins the money and the event, (Usually
5 poker runs per race).
drags: 20 drag strip, process of
hook two tractors together with a tow strap. First one to pull the other over
the line wins. process of elimination.
climbs: (where available) Timed event,
fastest climb wins.
Traveled The Farthest
races are against the clock, or in a straight line, eliminating a lot of the potential for collisions and rollovers.
The Original Team Green ( When it still had the 12 hp single on it. )
Lawn-Boy (New and improved with a 22hp Briggs and Stratton V-Twin)
Finally did some body work and put hood pins on.
HOW TO BUILD
Here's a link for new front pulleys. http://www.mfgsupply.com/MowerPullHDCast.html/mv_session_id=6fdoIUni
and http://www.grainger.com/Grainger/wwg/start.shtml?BV_UseBVCookie=no The Grainger site you need to type into the search field "v belt pulley 1" bore" or what ever it is.
Check out the web site, it will give you a better idea how the races go. There are video clips at the bottom of some of the pages. Check out the belt size formula, it works , really!
Just put new exhaust on it. Big difference!
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