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Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-08-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,331
Posted By slideways
Use a battery powered impact gun. Not a pipe...

Use a battery powered impact gun. Not a pipe wrench. You also need to have the "guts" completely under the drum so space the crank with spacers.
Are you sure when you tighten the bolt that the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-30-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By slideways
I agree, and if you did want to actually have...

I agree, and if you did want to actually have something serviced there may be a dealer network behind them. But still for us DIY guys you're better off going Predator and fixing it yourself with...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-28-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,996
Posted By slideways
You guys are funny, all of these things are the...

You guys are funny, all of these things are the parent company's knockoffs. They are clones themselves with a big name attached to them. Look at a Kohler 7hp and a Predator side by side with the gas...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-13-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By slideways
Some people should just stop at bicycles.

Some people should just stop at bicycles.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-24-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,799
Posted By slideways
Hotrodminibikes.com is the place that sells the...

Hotrodminibikes.com is the place that sells the jackshaft kit. If you don't want to upgrade to the 6.5hp clone motor because of the kid's age this is the way to go.

They also make a high stall...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-08-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By slideways
I'd bet a dollar you are putting the carb bowl on...

I'd bet a dollar you are putting the carb bowl on wrong. That will cause this exact problem. Make sure the shallow part is toward the hinge of the float so the bowl can drop down into the deep part.
Forum: For Sale or Trade 04-08-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By slideways
Factory Manco TC Cover

In my shed i found the plastic cover and the metal part that bolts to the motor to cover the belt drive assy. Has some rust flaking/paint and such but its definitely usable with new bolts. See alot...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-03-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By slideways
There are usually blueprints online somewhere of...

There are usually blueprints online somewhere of the engine dimensions. I lucked out on my 420cc clone and since the left side holes were slotted it allows you to still use the 5hp standard holes.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-27-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By slideways
Sounds like you overfilled it. Should only take...

Sounds like you overfilled it. Should only take like 12-14 ounces of oil when you drain it. Don't put a whole quart in.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-15-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By slideways
I believe its the bore size on the Tecumsehs. The...

I believe its the bore size on the Tecumsehs. The 190 and 206 Inteks are the ones with the difference in stroke.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,686
Posted By slideways
You guys know you can buy used Digatron racing...

You guys know you can buy used Digatron racing tachs for like $50-75 right? They usually tell CHT's too if you want to watch those.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,391
Posted By slideways
Your TC just needs a cleaning. Probably alot of...

Your TC just needs a cleaning. Probably alot of belt dust etc that has accumulated in it and caused it to stick. You use a dry lube in an aerosol can to lube it when reinstalling. There is a sticky...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-17-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
You should be able to flip the clutch around or...

You should be able to flip the clutch around or whatever makes the new sprockets line up with the jackshaft. I'm not sure what kind of hills you're looking to climb but from your other post it seems...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
The hole is big because it is supposed to have...

The hole is big because it is supposed to have bearings in it. 5/8" bore bearings usually for a 5/8" jackshaft.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
search apskarting.com. They will be the cheapest....

search apskarting.com. They will be the cheapest. You should get the job done for 50-75 bucks. Compared to $200+ for a torque convertor. You'll need probably a 20t and a 9t sprocket to gear it down...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
Now that you posted the pic, that kart already...

Now that you posted the pic, that kart already has the jackshaft plate and tube. Whoever sold it to you yanked the torque convertor setup and "cheapened it" to the clutch style.

12/72 and 10/60...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
Yea i think you are in jackshaft territory. Or...

Yea i think you are in jackshaft territory. Or torque convertor territory.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
So you have a 12/72 setup? with 18" tall...

So you have a 12/72 setup? with 18" tall tires?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
what size rear tires? how heavy are you?

what size rear tires? how heavy are you?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,199
Posted By slideways
That hobart 125 at tsc doesnt have the provision...

That hobart 125 at tsc doesnt have the provision for gas hookup anyway. So you ended up getting the right one if you want to weld with gas.


Sounds like the OP glazed the shoes on the clutch....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-04-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By slideways
Sounds like your float is stuck. Is this a 2...

Sounds like your float is stuck. Is this a 2 barrel carb?

If it is search HammerDownDyno on youtube to find my video on how to clean it.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-04-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,747
Posted By slideways
Have to use methanol. Where's your local dirt...

Have to use methanol. Where's your local dirt track? The speed shop nearby will have it. Otherwise you have to switch it back over. Its more than just a jet change. The carb internals are all...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-14-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,162
Posted By slideways
If you really do have the I/C bore in your Intek...

If you really do have the I/C bore in your Intek you can use animal stuff. The head is different and is made for torque on the Intek. Which is actually good if you plan on being under 6000rpm.
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-10-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By slideways
Yerf Dog is out of business. BMI Karts bought...

Yerf Dog is out of business. BMI Karts bought alot of their old stock so there is a chance you can find parts there. Just keep that in mind. Most of the full suspension karts that don't have the atv...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-10-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By slideways
Not to be captain obvious but they are also...

Not to be captain obvious but they are also located right on American Sportworks' website.

http://www.americansportworks.com/manuals.php
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