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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By itsid
well if it's off in one direction, what about the...

well if it's off in one direction, what about the other directions?

the spindle bracket is crucial for the kingpin.
And to ensure good steering and handling, you want them to be identical.
(well...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Today, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By itsid
awesome score indeed :thumbsup: also take a...

awesome score indeed :thumbsup:

also take a pic of that FnR gearbox ..
there are three different types I think for the gy6 fnr gearboxes
that are not necessarily interchangeable.

'sid
Forum: All Other Parts Today, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By itsid
Fixing? I'm afraid you can as well forget about...

Fixing?
I'm afraid you can as well forget about it and just buy a different different-ial ;)

The diff you got is a Comet SCD1
and it's out of production, there are still axle shafts seals and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By itsid
option A is what Manco picked and I think it...

option A is what Manco picked
and I think it might be the only way actually to make it work.

the bearings for the jackshaft and axle are not on the same plane AFAIK, so the axle
sprocket...
Forum: Electric Projects 12-09-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By itsid
25mph on a kickscooter with a short trail...

25mph on a kickscooter with a short trail (essentially caster) and a long throw
(high center of gravity long handle bar) and relatively small wheels..

Be careful,
that sounds like you're in for...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-09-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 92
Posted By itsid
looking great! man white steel rims... that...

looking great!

man white steel rims... that is like you are asking for a "HF wheel alarm" triggering ;)

Oh sidenote:
I think it'd look even better if you paint most of the sprocket white,
(I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-09-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By itsid
well you can buy racing kart spindles there are...

well you can buy racing kart spindles
there are 25mm ones available

like p.e.:
https://righettiridolfi.com/en/product/search/spindles/25mm-1/3-kz-107

But really the most important bit is the...
Forum: Electric Projects 12-09-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 213
Posted By itsid
Nononono please do NOT use threaded rod as an...

Nononono please do NOT use threaded rod as an axle..
a terrible idea really..

yes 16mm is actually quite a substantial diameter for a very short axle,
BUT it's still not going to work too well...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 12-09-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By itsid
So don't stand still .. so it doesn't mistake you...

So don't stand still .. so it doesn't mistake you for a tatami mat then ;)
(much less half a dead pig :eek:)

Anyhow.. I was toying with the idea of getting a melting oven alright
(don't have the...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 12-09-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By itsid
Uh.. man now I really hope it does not kill ;) ...

Uh.. man now I really hope it does not kill ;)

Looks nice :thumbsup:

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 420
Posted By itsid
amazing ... Now I cannot help but wonder if...

amazing ...

Now I cannot help but wonder if that gear ratio benefit
you gained with the 7" would help moving the 6" as quickly..
No, no need to test that just for my curiosities sake, but I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By itsid
ah so it's essentially a 3/4 scale CJ5 or...

ah so it's essentially a 3/4 scale CJ5
or essentially the size of a Roof Palomino (no .. not it)..

I'll keep looking but not having high hhopes tbh..
too many jeep karts out there.

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By itsid
YES.. but since it looks like one is missing, ...

YES.. but since it looks like one is missing,
chances are they're worn out DRASTICALLY by now

one friction disc is 3.5mm thick originally,
and should be replaced @ 3mm
(can be delayed to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By itsid
See I was hoping for a Ken Bar Dirt Dog.. which...

See I was hoping for a Ken Bar Dirt Dog..
which in fact is slightly different (square rear fenders, no power domed hood)
but you know maybe some later iteration bodywork ...
but it's indeed a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By itsid
what a beauty well done on the restoration...

what a beauty
well done on the restoration :thumbsup:

Problem is.. if there are known promo karts, the body is the least telling part.
we would need to se the chassis below to identify it (if at...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,961
Posted By itsid
A mikuni style pulse pump is what I'd go for. ...

A mikuni style pulse pump is what I'd go for.
three tubes, no wires at all..
really straight forward two clearly labelled in and out fuel lines
and one (mostly centered)
for the vacuum signal of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-06-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By itsid
as he said.. just give it a good clean and...

as he said..
just give it a good clean and it'll be fine..
a worn button can easily be replaced,
a worn spring is only slightly more difficult to replace.. still nothing you would need to be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-06-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By itsid
well you can adjust the valve gap instead, can't...

well you can adjust the valve gap instead, can't you?

arcracing.com sells +.1" lifters however as far as I know
And they're indeed a very trustworthy site to use.. (should be roundabout 25 bucks...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-06-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 398
Posted By itsid
hehe.. Nah, Jim's indeed not completely wrong...

hehe..
Nah, Jim's indeed not completely wrong on that statement.

A series 20 is indeed the "better choice" for a go kart,
with the symmetric belt it offers a tad more contact surface which in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-06-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By itsid
Sure looks like one of the friction discs is...

Sure looks like one of the friction discs is missing.

get a new set and a fresh gasket..
chain looks to still be fine from here

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By itsid
talking of which.. wear limit on the friction...

talking of which.. wear limit on the friction discs is 3mm (0.12") (new 3.5mm [0.14"])
and warpage of the transfer discs has to be below 0.1mm (0.004")

unfortunately part numbers are not in the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By itsid
Oh it is.. Honda GXes came factory equipped with...

Oh it is.. Honda GXes came factory equipped with those
(and several other types of reduction)
it has a Honda part number and a Honda label cast into the case (well the Honda ones have)
114012
but...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By itsid
the belt seems fine from what little I can see of...

the belt seems fine from what little I can see of it.

The clutch might be dry and worn by now (140s have not been around for decades)
So you might need new friction discs.

google: "honda wet...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 420
Posted By itsid
hmm MrMonk's got his head shaved (tonsure so to...

hmm MrMonk's got his head shaved (tonsure so to speak ;))
And Joe's was likely not exactly stock either
(going by what engines Joe usually present to us.. it likely qualifies as a racing engine I'd...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 420
Posted By itsid
that's indeed good info.. I never would've...

that's indeed good info..
I never would've guessed a so called "racing" plug is that crappy tbh...

'sid
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