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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 38
Posted By karl
Risk is a relative term... If the motor...

Risk is a relative term...

If the motor blows up , what would you do? Is it easy and affordable for you to replace it?

Run it if you take responsibility for your actions, I dont care for the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 29
Posted By karl
The last OEM carb I put on a unit, cost the...

The last OEM carb I put on a unit, cost the customer like $140, not cheap

Subaru got out of the small engine game, parts are hard for dealers to get.

I do not have experience with the knock...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 938
Posted By karl
Maybe the pull starter and ignition coil , not...

Maybe the pull starter and ignition coil , not much else

How much of the stock predator parts do you want to install in the nice block would be the question.

You can buy just the long block ,...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 184
Posted By karl
It it only intended for nitro? The...

It it only intended for nitro?

The combustion chamber seems very unconventional

Honda designed the cylinder head carefully, to provide even and complete combustion, and resist knocking
...
Forum: More Builds 02-21-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
Back on track, Picked up a bit to grind the...

Back on track,

Picked up a bit to grind the keyways

Dang it, got to relocate the gas tank.

Now has a name.
Forum: More Builds 02-21-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
My buddy let me ride his Raptor 700r , and I rode...

My buddy let me ride his Raptor 700r , and I rode it with much respect.

I pretty much passed 1st, touched the throttle in 2nd and it picked the wheels up, and hit it some in 3nd and was gone, it...
Forum: More Builds 02-21-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
Id love to watch some clutch dumps! Sounds like...

Id love to watch some clutch dumps! Sounds like a good time.

There's a 360ci Ford-Edsel truck engine lying around the yard somewhere....

No wait, scratch that,

Lets throw some wheels on...
Forum: More Builds 02-21-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
I know, the bike engine probally has double the...

I know, the bike engine probally has double the power output, just thought id brag about something :roflol:

Just a lil torque steer

And a lawnmower blade clutch is not an acceptable...
Forum: More Builds 02-21-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
The briggs still has more displacement :cool: ...

The briggs still has more displacement :cool:

Was a fun ride :auto:

I dont think Id worry to much about the frame , It will probally blow the tire off before moving at all :lolgoku:
Forum: More Builds 02-21-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
I just wanna go fast :P Cars and Cameras...

I just wanna go fast :P

Cars and Cameras has yet to comment on my "response" to their "worlds fastest 1WD go kart" , they thought a blinged out go power sports funded rotoderp had torque,
...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-21-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By karl
Yes, but without the 10% overdrive, 1 to 1 ratio...

Yes, but without the 10% overdrive, 1 to 1 ratio from clutch assumed, 10t to 50t gearing, 19in tire, 73 mph @ 6500rpm

So the gearing will still need to be changed to take advantage of the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-21-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By karl
Yes, Im aware, If you can borrow one to try, good...

Yes, Im aware, If you can borrow one to try, good deal. If its still not to your liking, throw the tc back on and regear :thumbsup:

The chinese ones dont like much power, but the genuine max...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-21-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By karl
It wont help, exactly what sid said, if you...

It wont help, exactly what sid said, if you engine had enough power to open up the clutch to 1 to 1 , you would be traveling 73 mph, and thats too fast, asking too much from your engine.

The...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-20-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 233
Posted By karl
I put a BSP hardened heat treated crank in my...

I put a BSP hardened heat treated crank in my hemi block, the rod and flywheel needs changed to regular honda/clone style, but no worries, if your replacing those anyway.
Forum: More Builds 02-20-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
Yes, of course, donuts and burnouts will be...

Yes, of course, donuts and burnouts will be preformed

But first, ill break the "new" build in on the frame, then who knows, I might buy a new ct200 (the red one) , rip the motor off, shelf it,...
Forum: More Builds 02-19-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 450
Posted By karl
Ok, Im putting together a motor or two (well,...

Ok, Im putting together a motor or two (well, technically 3 lol )

But I want to see how much rubber a (single?) small block can peel on the 1wd machine

And I get bored lol

I included a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By karl
If the load on the torque converter is too great,...

If the load on the torque converter is too great, and the motor cannot maintain/gain rpms, it will stay in a lower gear to compensate.

Did you try running it on jackstands, and observe clutch...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By karl
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ...

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You need more power, or change the gear ratio "steeper", like 9 or 10 to 1 , so the motor can rev higher, and get the torque converter shifted into...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By karl
It may not be very much, but your increasing the...

It may not be very much, but your increasing the friction on the valvetrain for no preformance benefit.

And your putting the rod and flywheel in the danger zone ,

so its not exactly the best...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By karl
Putting stiff springs in a stock motor will only...

Putting stiff springs in a stock motor will only reduce power and increase cam wear. And when not under much load, can overspeed dangerously high. So on a nice flat road, you may see an extra few...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-18-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By karl
Thanks , I got some decals on the way :P

Thanks , I got some decals on the way :P
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-16-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By karl
Probably both, still could use some touch up ...

Probably both, still could use some touch up

As for the surface, correct tongue angle, and loctite clover compound


This is all I had/ used , first time with a honda type engine. Thanks for...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-16-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By karl
Im going to reverse this , is my hack job FHB...

Im going to reverse this , is my hack job FHB approved? GX200 head ,hemi bottom end.

Took about .050 off the head with the blade grinder, lapped flat. Straight on the block, good for 12.7 to 1...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-14-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By karl
Seems legit Not much more material to...

Seems legit

Not much more material to remove lol good work
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-14-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By karl
Fun? maybe. Pink? Very

Fun? maybe. Pink? Very
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