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Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: Rings for a 31CI OHV briggs?
« on: May 20, 2024, 06:57:42 pm »
Total seal can make anything you want for rings, even recommend the right material for your cylinders. The price is reasonable compared to most oem parts these day, and they can make them in just a few days.

Coffee Shop / Re: Favorite Race
« on: May 20, 2024, 06:37:24 pm »
Hopefully we can get some of that back. Just takes a handful of people to get things rolling again. A lot of us did know each other from this forum long before we met in person at a race somewhere. If we weren't building a mower or racing one we were on here.

Coffee Shop / Re: Let's get this forum going again
« on: May 20, 2024, 06:33:20 pm »
Nice to see you're still kicking Sherman

Coffee Shop / Let's get this forum going again
« on: May 18, 2024, 09:16:42 am »
I know facebook is one of the things that is helping to kill forums like this one. There is so much information available here. I'm going to try to be on here a little more frequently if I can help anyone out. 

Kohler Engines / Re: cv25 power band
« on: May 18, 2024, 08:52:05 am »
If it was mine and the limit was 3650 that's where I would be.  Spin that flywheel as fast as you can, who cares where the torque curve is its only there for a split second there isn't enough load on the engine to make a difference after the first ten feet anyway.

Kohler Engines / Re: Kohler 25hp hard starting and back firing
« on: November 10, 2022, 05:38:44 pm »
Did you end up getting the engine to start?

Coffee Shop / Re: Where?s everyone at??
« on: November 10, 2022, 05:28:41 pm »
Heymow has always been a great site, I'm going to try to get on here a little more often.

What magnet are you running?

Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: 23hp vanguard opinions
« on: August 11, 2016, 01:30:26 pm »
I ran the same set up with a short stroke crank, it worked very well with a killer set of heads and two carbs at 12,000 rpm. If you are running an intake manifold without a killer set of heads its not likely you are reaching rpm like that, so you would benefit from the extra cubic inch. You can still run a longer rod with 23hp crank.

Coffee Shop / Re: Where's a good well known place to get heads built?
« on: July 24, 2016, 07:10:36 pm »
I'm still doing heads. ;)

Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: 35 CI Vanny
« on: May 15, 2013, 09:06:23 am »
For the ultimate seal on a vanguard, I o-ring the heads and use my own design of copper head gaskets available in every bore size from 30ci up to 38ci including big custom sizes. 

Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: which v twin model is it ?
« on: March 22, 2013, 03:12:50 pm »
The 30ci block castings are really light around the cylinders compared to the 35-38ci blocks, I wouldn't recommend using them if you are looking for bigger cubic inch.

Briggs OHV & Vanguard / Re: which v twin model is it ?
« on: March 22, 2013, 08:53:20 am »
Its a 1994 16hp engine and it should have aluminum rocker arms as well.

Coffee Shop / Re: Hacked account
« on: February 19, 2013, 01:34:31 pm »
I can send something out, just so you don't feel out of the loop :lol:  by the way Rooster I'm going to need some banking information and your current address and so on  :lol:   just kidding
My cell phone went nuts with messages from a lot of people too, they all came at the same time.

Thanks guys.

Coffee Shop / Hacked account
« on: February 18, 2013, 06:29:05 pm »
If you received an email from me that was bogus, somebody has hacked my account and everything not only on heymow but everything that involves a computer. Please disregard all messages that are not purely business from me. I'm doing everything I can to get the problem solved.

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