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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Hellion
You might need to totally disassemble and...

You might need to totally disassemble and fine-clean the carburetor for the amount of time it spent inactive and dirty.

Those little bearings are indeed little steel balls or BB's. They are normal...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12
Posted By Hellion
Too late Mister Moderator! Damage has been done....

Too late Mister Moderator! Damage has been done. Those two locomotives are trashed!

:surrender:

You need to leave the thread intact for the forensics experts. . .

:oops:
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8
Posted By Hellion
:welcome2: :welcome2: :welcome2: Glad to...

:welcome2: :welcome2: :welcome2:

Glad to have you. We have members from all over the world; one of our moderators is from South Africa as well as another member that I know of, so you ought to fit...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,988
Posted By Hellion
If the scrap metal guy doesn't give cash in...

If the scrap metal guy doesn't give cash in return, consider selling them on the usual places, craigslist, OfferUp, LetGo, etc.

Those have value, believe me.
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12
Posted By Hellion
http://midsouthjeeps.com/forum/public/style_emotic...

http://midsouthjeeps.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/default/TrainWreck1.gif

This thread is quite derailed. It's turned into the proverbial train wreck and our dear moderator itsid has helped it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 35
Posted By Hellion
Yep, that would be the decal. In any event, I am...

Yep, that would be the decal. In any event, I am fairly certain it's a model 485B-1X or 486C-1X. The only difference I think is the engine sizes on the originals. The 485 had a 5HP, the 486 had a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,988
Posted By Hellion
Man, those are crusty and weatherbeaten. I don't...

Man, those are crusty and weatherbeaten. I don't think I'd accept any of them as my standards are rather high. ;)

Those blower covers would need a lot of work to cover up the pitting. Got any...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 209
Posted By Hellion
Well Randy, aside from the one obvious Raptor...

Well Randy, aside from the one obvious Raptor block (not drilled for a governor), we can't assume what the others are from the insufficient pics provided. That's all I was saying.

The Raptor block...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 123
Posted By Hellion
I agree with McKutzy, no one knows anything about...

I agree with McKutzy, no one knows anything about this thing [apparently a low-speed kiddie go kart with a vertical shaft engine].... but we want to know more.

Show us some photos of the business...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 35
Posted By Hellion
I agree with Dingocat; it's a Manco and a good,...

I agree with Dingocat; it's a Manco and a good, solid go kart. We can probably do a decent 99.9% ID on it but before we try, see if it has a Manco model # decal on it.


Aside from that, what is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 123
Posted By Hellion
Is it one of these? ...

Is it one of these?

http://www.gokartsusa.com/productimages/rover1.jpg
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 118
Posted By Hellion
USA made go karts (a basic frame, wheels, seat...

USA made go karts (a basic frame, wheels, seat and an engine) exist of course, but as used or "previously owned".

Most everything that is new is made in China and that includes a few basic go...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 209
Posted By Hellion
Those may or may not be a bargain. They are...

Those may or may not be a bargain. They are incomplete (no carbs, no fuel tanks, etc) and unless you can get them for cheap, they might be more than you want to mess with. The blocks could also be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By Hellion
Is the kart home now receiving some TLC? Got more...

Is the kart home now receiving some TLC? Got more pics?

Next time, please make your inquiry blatant and direct like "what is it?" because people are truly baffled by "barn find?"

And your next...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 194
Posted By Hellion
I thought he was you—your alternate account for...

I thought he was you—your alternate account for spreading disinformation [and trolling]. :D

Drilling jets is easy for people accustomed to micro work or building ship models, etc. but maybe not...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 232
Posted By Hellion
Do individual straight pipes on that twin,...

Do individual straight pipes on that twin, Budget. Don’t do two-into-one or something.

They sound so wonderful on YT videos people have done, like carsandcameras and those guys with the mudder...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Hellion
The TAV (Torq-A-Verter) or TC is the de facto...

The TAV (Torq-A-Verter) or TC is the de facto standard upgrade for the Baja Warrior, Doodlebug and Coleman bikes and whichever other fat tired Chinese minibike I missed. It will really make it come...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Hellion
That hose (crankcase breather) was originally...

That hose (crankcase breather) was originally plumbed back into the carb and into the motor so the blow-by vapor could be burned off, a form of pollution control.

Most people put a tiny filter on...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 232
Posted By Hellion
Well, thanks for your two cents there....

Well, thanks for your two cents there. http://www.greensmilies.com/smile/smiley_emoticons_my2cents.gif

Why would you even feel the need to comment if noise is your thing? :D
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 28
Posted By Hellion
Post some pics of the condition it is in now. ...

Post some pics of the condition it is in now.

Should basically be a drop-in modification.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,369
Posted By Hellion
You sure work slow.... and the up to the minute...

You sure work slow.... and the up to the minute postings of your slow progress really s l o w s....t h i n g s....d o w w w w n nnn. . . :D

In other words, you could've done left and right stone...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 71
Posted By Hellion
Too long, I didn't read. Try some page...

Too long, I didn't read.

Try some page breaks or spaces. :D
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Hellion
TAV = Torq-A-Verter, the commercial name for the...

TAV = Torq-A-Verter, the commercial name for the Comet product.

Kinda like Kleenex, whut duhz dat mean? http://earlycj5.com/xf_cj5/index.php?media/shrug.2745/full
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Hellion
Check out Captain Slug's Impaler....

Check out Captain Slug's Impaler. (https://www.oldminibikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/the-impaler.94482/)

Power is a 196cc clone (Lifan). When it was made the 212cc Predators were probably not...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 218
Posted By Hellion
Check out BigWes’ thread about a kart he named...

Check out BigWes’ thread about a kart he named the Beast or the Killer.

His Streaker is an SC 6 which looks similar and has a rear differential axle.
That might be the ID of the one you’re...
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