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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Today, 03:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 816
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You should lower the ratio. That will cause...

You should lower the ratio. That will cause premature clutch wear, and that's not good on an $80 clutch.
Your options are jackshaft, bigger sprocket, or smaller wheels.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Today, 01:20 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,202
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Make a "Death Dingo"!

Make a "Death Dingo"!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Today, 06:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 816
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yup, go for the bigger one.

Yup, go for the bigger one.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 147
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yes, I should've clarified. This is what I...

Yes, I should've clarified.
This is what I meant by valveless: lacking cam operated valves.
I should've clarified, and that's my bad. :oops:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 109
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'd go Black Widow, I just think it looks more...

I'd go Black Widow, I just think it looks more aesthetic.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 109
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Sorry, but there are very few karts made in the...

Sorry, but there are very few karts made in the US nowadays. GoPowerSports sells a one seater, minimal suspension kart kit, but you want an off road 2 seater.
You might check out the American...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 147
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Duh. :P They are Briggs and Stratton 5 HP, 4...

Duh. :P
They are Briggs and Stratton 5 HP, 4 stroke flatheads. Racing modified, from the looks of them, but it could just be swapped blower housings for looks.
The block design is widely...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 147
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:smiley_omg: Those are racing Briggs...

:smiley_omg:
Those are racing Briggs flatheads!!!
Pro built, too!
Do you plan to use or sell them?
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-13-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Welp, I was thrashing it a bit after removing the...

Welp, I was thrashing it a bit after removing the hoop 'n stuff, and it managed to develop a clutch problem. The drum is floating too much and something is catching. At any speed.
I need to either...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I wouldn't hack up the frame for the shifter...

I wouldn't hack up the frame for the shifter engine, I'd save it for another project. I'd make that body nice again and then mod out that Predator.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-13-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^Yeah, me too. These oversized rear tires are...

^^Yeah, me too.
These oversized rear tires are growing on me....
What's y'all's thoughts on it? Should I go back to the original rear tire size, or stick with 13x5x6?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You mean scrub brakes. My kart has that. Disc...

You mean scrub brakes. My kart has that.
Disc brakes are generally the best in braking systems. Oh gosh, I'm sounding like a salesman. :lolgoku:
You may have a concession kart, like the kind you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 518
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^:roflol::funnypost:

^^:roflol::funnypost:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Reminds me of Carsandcameras' NasKart(look it up...

Reminds me of Carsandcameras' NasKart(look it up on YouTube).

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Check this out to help you decide for live...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 518
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You mean a feeler guage. Go get one! They're...

You mean a feeler guage.
Go get one! They're literally like $5 on Amazon! With free shipping!
Setting valve lash correctly can greatly extend your engine life and keep you from pulling your arm off.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-13-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well, might as well zip up this thread. The...

Well, might as well zip up this thread.
The build is continued here:
http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=40841
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-13-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
No no, that's actually fine! Other people can...

No no, that's actually fine! Other people can also see some of the other ones floating around on the Web.
And here's my pictures...:stir:
The first one is the very last pic with the roll hoop on....
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 09-13-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 32
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Very interesting.... It'll probably be a beast...

Very interesting....
It'll probably be a beast when it's done(Probably want to upgrade to front discs IMHO).
Good luck on this multi year spanning build!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-13-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ahh, don't worry, sometimes, I can use a little...

Ahh, don't worry, sometimes, I can use a little something to spur me on. :)
Besides, my dad is getting concerned again about me removing the roll hoop, so I have to do it while I can!
I also wanna...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-12-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, it was roasting hot in the garage,...

Yeah, it was roasting hot in the garage, especially with the jacket, so I had to come in to avoid heatstroke. Then I found an alternative to a jacket.
The gas tank is already mounted to the seat...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-12-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Not much better here. Garage is ~90* and my...

Not much better here. Garage is ~90* and my family insisted that I wear full protective gear. (Jeans, boots, JACKET, gloves, and safety glasses. :ack2:
Left stone guard is off!! :wai:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-12-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
It's in the garage.... :stir::devil2:

It's in the garage.... :stir::devil2:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-12-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 147
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^ Yeeeeaaaaah....

^^
Yeeeeaaaaah....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-12-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,357
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
All right! Just took a preliminary measurement to...

All right! Just took a preliminary measurement to see if the Clinton tank will bolt on to the custom bracket the PO welded to the seat back.
I know I said I wanted it really original, but I've gotta...
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