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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-08-2019, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Sandmanbjj
I look forward to seeing it. Mine has been on...

I look forward to seeing it. Mine has been on hold forna bit. Just adopted a new baby girl.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Sandmanbjj
The carter talon doesnt use the 40 series cvt...

The carter talon doesnt use the 40 series cvt unless you changed the motor. The stock motor comes with that incorporated. You just need a reverse assembly. I have to look back at the chain i used...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-20-2019, 07:34 AM
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Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
I wi try that today. Thank you!

I wi try that today. Thank you!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2019, 01:53 PM
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Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Ha. It is only 5 wires in my switch. Black,...

Ha. It is only 5 wires in my switch. Black, red, green, brown, green/red. So i really just need to figure out what each wire on the switch is for, then i can connect it properly. My head hurts
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2019, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Sandmanbjj
There is some overspray on the wires but you can...

There is some overspray on the wires but you can see coming out of the switch black and at the connecter it is green and white and brown at the switch comes out of the connector as black. Not sure...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2019, 10:20 AM
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Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
I will post a pic when i get home. But i have a...

I will post a pic when i get home. But i have a question about the ignition switch wiring here. Coming out of the switch is 6 wires. I have most of it figured out, but the harness where a brown...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2019, 11:09 AM
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Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
No. The harness is wired for some different...

No. The harness is wired for some different stuff. The colors dont match, i dont have turn signals, a horn, or cigarette lighter. I am essentially rewiring it at this point. But i have done it by...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
That helps tremendously. I know i hooked all my...

That helps tremendously. I know i hooked all my black wires to a ground at some point. Which seemed odd since my green wires from the same area are grounded.
Looking at the diagram i...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
I have dosconnected just about everything and...

I have dosconnected just about everything and still get a reading. I am stumped. Should i disconnect the positive terminsl from the battery also or leave that connected while i am checking?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-14-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Makes sense. Wasnt sure how i could check the...

Makes sense. Wasnt sure how i could check the conductivity. But this will be much easier than my first thought... and it sill save me a lot of fuses. Thank you!!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-14-2019, 01:24 PM
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Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
I have a question that i hope doesnt make me look...

I have a question that i hope doesnt make me look like a complete jackass. In fhe attached picture, i circled an inline fuse. This fuse is fine when i connect the battery. But as soon as i turn...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-08-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Sandmanbjj
There is an 8 ga. Black wire that connects to the...

There is an 8 ga. Black wire that connects to the negative terminal. It just never says in the wiring diagram that the wire to the neg terminal is black. I also notice the green wires are grounds...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-08-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Very basic and probably dumb electrical question

I am posting here separate from my carter build thread because this is not specific to the carter and will apply to other kart projects.

All the green wires on the harness are grounds. Most of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-07-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
The front end is wired up. I opted to keep the...

The front end is wired up. I opted to keep the ignition switch i had on the cart because the harness i bought had a 4 wire switch that i would have had to add a push button start. The one on the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-06-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Running down each wire. Got most of it figured...

Running down each wire. Got most of it figured out. Now i have to line it all up, get it routed through the cart, and connect all the ends.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-05-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Ha. You hit my plan right on the head. I gave...

Ha. You hit my plan right on the head. I gave up on the color codes quickly. As the new wiring harness has only 1 or 2 wires the same. So i have been going by connection. Slowly.. taking notes...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Wiring harness is being put in. This is a...

Wiring harness is being put in. This is a nightmare. I bought a harness from amazon and they dont have a diagram that tells you what each wire is for. I am slowly figuring each one out. But there...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-29-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
I always want to make things go fast and better. ...

I always want to make things go fast and better. I built my mustang from the ground up just to make it as fast as i could afford. Loved doing it and learning every inch of that car. I plan to mess...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-29-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
After running down a bunch of wores i broke down...

After running down a bunch of wores i broke down and bought a new wire harness. I was finding pretty much everywire was dry rotted and cracked or down right broken. So this will save me the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-26-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Here are some pics. Time to start running each...

Here are some pics. Time to start running each wire. Lol. Woo hoo
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-25-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
So i added gas. It cranked. But wouldnt start. ...

So i added gas. It cranked. But wouldnt start. I shot starter fluid into the intake. Got one small stumble. I tried so long i melted the positive terminal on the starter solenoid. That seem...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-23-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,150
Posted By Sandmanbjj
I feel for you. Only because i walk that path a...

I feel for you. Only because i walk that path a lot on my project ideas. "I mean how hard can it be to build a kart"..right. hahah.
If you look at the very begining of my thread where i am...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-23-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
So i got everything hooked up. New battery...

So i got everything hooked up. New battery charged. And qhen i turn the key, nothing. No lights on, nothing. Is there some way to bypass everything and crank the motor?
Best way to go about...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-15-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Mine is for my 7 and 9 year old girls mostly. So...

Mine is for my 7 and 9 year old girls mostly. So i will play with the motor when they are done with it. I just put a brand new stock motor in. I do want to ramp it up at some point and put more...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,445
Posted By Sandmanbjj
Thats awesome. Exactly what i needed. I...

Thats awesome. Exactly what i needed. I appreciate it.
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