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#85
Ok so here’s the thing….had anyone ever tapped and threaded the little 7/16thish hole on the sump cover on a hs40/50?

I’ve been experimenting with helicoils….work fine but not sure they will take the stress of the shifter….

I know I know….thats what a Briggs is for right… Outside the box guys outside….
 
#86
Now this has to be some freaky shit….after the above post I was looking though the few covers that I do have and found this thing…. IMG_6369.jpeg
Guess that answers that! Now if this is in the correct spot….we may need to bend a shifter..
 
#87
So today was paint wheel day….i had sprayed primer….looked like crap…wheels have some imperfections….paint/light color brought it out even more….so it started raining…again….so we powder coated them…. IMG_6376.jpeg
It’s called black stardust…. IMG_6377.jpeg
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im thinking they’ll go great with the color I picked for the frame….and grips…
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#91
Well while waiting on the paint to arrive I finished up the motor that I’ll hopefully power this thing with…. IMG_6417.jpeg
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haven’t tried to fire it up yet….i see on issues there except maybe for my inexperience with a dellorto….we shall see in the coolness of the morning….pushing 90 here today and I’m sweating like it’s mid august….
 
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