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Abone 08-02-2019 10:10 PM

New guy, building karts for grandkids
 
Hi, I'm Bernie. I have 4 grandkids and had rebuilt a Yamaha minibike for them. The oldest ones have outgrown it so I started looking for a kart. In the process, I found some pics of a Rupp A-bone kart from 1962. It's a beautiful thing. Building one is is my eventual goal. Meanwhile, searching for karts for sale, I found a deal for 5 karts for 4 hundred bucks and I bought them. None are functional, there are a few good tires, four motors (3 Briggs, one Tecumseh). None running. I hope I can get some functional and keep a couple for the kids. This will be my winter project. Anyway, I will be around looking and probably will have questions.

mxer 08-05-2019 08:50 AM

Hi Bernie, I'm new here too. I'm building karts and mini-bikes for future grandkids. Don't have any grandkids yet. Wish I did! :) Gordy

landuse 08-06-2019 08:39 AM

Welcome to the forum!!!!

Bansil 08-06-2019 11:05 AM

Welcome...NE TN you say....me to :welcome2:

I work in Piney Flats

Abone 08-12-2019 01:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Bansil (Post 530202)
Welcome...NE TN you say....me to :welcome2:

I work in Piney Flats

Just moved from PF to Jonesborough.


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