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So just a thought I had in the past. Taking a Harley Davidson twin v motor and mounting it on a snow blower frame. What issues come to mind? I think its doable. What would be the best frame? What other considerations need to be addressed? Has it been done before?
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Everything would have to be custom built, an existing snowblower frame would not be strong enough especially the auger gearbox. The Harley V twin has much more horsepower, too much for a standard chassis. A guy up in (I think)Canada built the V8 Chevy big block blower but it's all custom built. He has a couple videos on YouTube. Just search for "V8 snowblower". If you decide to do it post some pictures

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Probably something I wont get to any time soon. Thanks for the input
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number one : you walk too slow, would the motor cool enough even in the cold with the amount of air blowing across the fins

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You could, however, make it a ride-on...... Just saying.

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I keep thinking about a 20 hp v-twin Honda motor for mine.

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I keep thinking about a 20 hp v-twin Honda motor for mine.
Still my favorite.
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