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Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 07:48 AM

Manco 415 top speed
 
What do you think the top speed of a 415
With a 2.5hp Briggs and Stratton is?

landuse 04-03-2019 08:06 AM

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Originally Posted by Llaslo12704 (Post 518963)
What do you think the top speed of a 415
With a 2.5hp Briggs and Stratton is?

With a 2.5? Not much at all I'm afraid. It all depends on what gearing it has. It will have to be geared real low with that small engine, and that will naturally mean that it is going to be real slow too

Karttekk 04-03-2019 08:18 AM

Those karts shipped with either 5 or 6.5 HP engines along with 12 tooth clutches and 80 tooth drive sprockets. That combination should give you at least 25 MPH. Your 2.5 HP engine isn't going to do much for you. If you haven't bought the kart yet offer $50.00 less than what they're asking and put the difference toward a bigger engine.

Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 08:40 AM

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Originally Posted by Karttekk (Post 518971)
Those karts shipped with either 5 or 6.5 HP engines along with 12 tooth clutches and 80 tooth drive sprockets. That combination should give you at least 25 MPH. Your 2.5 HP engine isn't going to do much for you. If you haven't bought the kart yet offer $50.00 less than what they're asking and put the difference toward a bigger engine.

Yeah I will eventually
Swap it for a predictor 212

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If you had to guess how fast would you say with the 2.5

JTSpeedDemon 04-03-2019 09:13 AM

10 mph on the optimistic side? :roflol:

Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 09:48 AM

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Originally Posted by JTSpeedDemon (Post 518986)
10 mph on the optimistic side? :roflol:

It be used at the airport so that should be fast enough till I upgrade to the 212
How hard is it to swap the engine?

J.S.@SMS 04-03-2019 09:53 AM

5 bolts (4 mounting, 1 clutch), plus switching the throttle over, and you'll need a 3/4" clutch, a 2.5 horse likely has a 5/8" shaft.
The exact clutch that you'll need will be determined by the type of chain used, 1/2" pitch (40, 41, 420) or 3/8" pitch (35).

Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 10:19 AM

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Originally Posted by J.S.@SMS (Post 518995)
5 bolts (4 mounting, 1 clutch), plus switching the throttle over, and you'll need a 3/4" clutch, a 2.5 horse likely has a 5/8" shaft.
The exact clutch that you'll need will be determined by the type of chain used, 1/2" pitch (40, 41, 420) or 3/8" pitch (35).

How much should the total cost be not including the engine?

JTSpeedDemon 04-03-2019 10:22 AM

Without:
Probably in the region of $20-$40.
With a stock Predator:
About $120-$140. :P

txluke 04-03-2019 10:24 AM

Pics!

Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 10:31 AM

It’s rough right now but will be painting it army green
And cover seat with brown leather
How do I insert photos without urls?

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Originally Posted by txluke (Post 519008)
Pics!

Itís rough right now but will be painting it army green
And cover seat with brown leather
How do I insert photos without urls?

JTSpeedDemon 04-03-2019 10:52 AM

Go to these little quick reply boxes, then click "Go Advanced".
In the top toolbar, click on the paperclip, and then pick your files from your PC in the popup window. :thumbsup:

Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 11:14 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by J.S.@SMS (Post 518995)
5 bolts (4 mounting, 1 clutch), plus switching the throttle over, and you'll need a 3/4" clutch, a 2.5 horse likely has a 5/8" shaft.
The exact clutch that you'll need will be determined by the type of chain used, 1/2" pitch (40, 41, 420) or 3/8" pitch (35).

Could you just use the same clutch that is on the Briggs engine?

JTSpeedDemon 04-03-2019 11:20 AM

Nope.
212s have a 3/4" shaft, like most small blocks.
And 3/4 is NOT equal to 5/8.
The reason why we all gave pretty vague top speed answers is simply lack of details.
We need pics, what's your gear ratio, how big are your tires, and what's the fully loaded weight?

Llaslo12704 04-03-2019 11:25 AM

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Originally Posted by JTSpeedDemon (Post 519017)
Nope.
212s have a 3/4" shaft, like most small blocks.
And 3/4 is NOT equal to 5/8.
The reason why we all gave pretty vague top speed answers is simply lack of details.
We need pics, what's your gear ratio, how big are your tires, and what's the fully loaded weight?

Yes sorry for the lack of details
I just picked it up yesterday
And have only really looked at it for
5 minutes and wonít see it again till
This weekend

JTSpeedDemon 04-03-2019 11:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Llaslo12704 (Post 519018)
...wonít see it again till
This weekend

(Sad)

J.S.@SMS 04-03-2019 12:53 PM

I understand, I won't be able to work on my karts for a few weeks.


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