GoKarters.Com ___Hobby Forum  
QRZ callsign lookup:

Go Back   GoKarters.Com ___Hobby Forum > General Forum > Open Chat
FAQChatBox Full Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-25-2008, 05:52 PM
crazy's Avatar
crazy crazy is offline
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Dixie
Posts: 604
crazy is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Yahoo to crazy
Default Buddy the tractor survived the rollover!!

Man, it came through the accident better than me. The cylinders were full of oil, (which had the engine seized), the crankcase was empty and the hydraulic oil was gone, as well as the float was stuck in the carbeurator. It took a little over $100 worth of petroleum in all forms to get it back, but it looks OK.

I will have to get or make a muffler, as it was already in bad shape and is now shot. If I had a mig welder, I could probably fix it. But I only have a cheap stick welder, and it would make a mess.

I have been back down there where I turned it over, and it is a dangerous place. If I were bushhogging again down there, I would probably make the same mistake again. It just doesn't look like a dropoff there. It is downright eerie.

For anyone who does any tractor work, be extra careful. Always walk over any thick places, to look for holes, ditches or drop-offs. I have been doing farming work for almost all my life. I am well experience in this stuff. But I came close to death in an instant. I hope I never go through this again.

Be careful guys. Crazy
Peace will not be found at a MidEast table. Peace began at a MidEast STABLE, but everyone seems to deny it.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Believing in evolution is like expecting a tornado to go through a junkyard and create a Mercedes Benz on its way out!
If you don't stand behind our US troops, then please feel free to stand in front of them. Yea, that's what I thought..........
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:01 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Shower Chairs
Shower Chairs