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Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Thanks for that link 'sid, since I was out of...

Thanks for that link 'sid, since I was out of town I haven't seen that thread. Cool to see an ad for my kart along with it. Magnums cost twice as much as mine brand new!Wonder where the bodywork for...
Forum: All Other Parts 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 40
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
We need a full picture of the whole frame,...

We need a full picture of the whole frame, preferably from multiple angles to get a better idea of what you have. Preferably in landscape(turn your phone 90 degrees).
I'm sure someone on here can...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-14-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 146
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Great! Glad ya figgered it out! Happy...

Great! Glad ya figgered it out! Happy riding!:thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-14-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^This. The hubs/bearings mostly determine...

^^This.
The hubs/bearings mostly determine that.
On the other hand, I'd first make sure there are no slicks available for your wheel size. Racing wheels are often made of aluminum or magnesium, and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
What is there in the way of OEM sprockets for the...

What is there in the way of OEM sprockets for the Trailboss gearbox? Might try that.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-14-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 82
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
If you have oil(make sure it's OIL, not gas)...

If you have oil(make sure it's OIL, not gas) leaking from the intake port, you may have a major problem. Are you sure it's not coming from the breather area? It may be as simple as getting a new...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-14-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nice builds!!:thumbsup: :welcome2:

Nice builds!!:thumbsup:
:welcome2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^This. I am clueless what it is, but I can...

^^This.
I am clueless what it is, but I can tell you that it's not homemade, due to the precise bends and measurements.
Interesting kart for sure, chances are someone can help.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-13-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 123
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Pics didn't work, here's how to successfully post...

Pics didn't work, here's how to successfully post pics:http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=737
If it pulled to the left, it may be an old speedway kart, which are designed to turn left...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-13-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 340
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
The HP Run-Down: Stage 1 Mods add ~2 HP Clear...

The HP Run-Down:
Stage 1 Mods add ~2 HP
Clear valve cover adds 2 HP
Shiny parts adds 1 HP per part
Orange adds 5 HP
Stripes adds 1 HP
DIYGK stickers adds 6 HP!
:roflol:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-13-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 300
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yup. And the bigger sprocket has more metal...

Yup.
And the bigger sprocket has more metal between the shaft and the teeth, meaning less chance of damage.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-13-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Congrats!! Looks great! How'z the Boy like it?

Congrats!! Looks great!
How'z the Boy like it?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 577
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well, apparently you don't have any cats or dogs!...

Well, apparently you don't have any cats or dogs! :roflol:

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I'm just puzzled at this point, but I think...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-13-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Sweet ride man!!:thumbsup:

Sweet ride man!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-13-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 577
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah I just recalculated it, and with the gov...

Yeah I just recalculated it, and with the gov removed and current high gearing, I'd get 39 mph with 5500 RPM and current high gearing, not true 40s, but close. I'm just surprised at the kind of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-13-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 577
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Hmmm, interesting. Even if I removed the gov on...

Hmmm, interesting. Even if I removed the gov on my kart, the high gearing still wouldn't haul me into the 40s. :huh:
Well, ChiggerSpecies, I guess Stage 2 in this application is just nice safety...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-12-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 74
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nuh-uh, the pic didn't show up. Here's how to...

Nuh-uh, the pic didn't show up.
Here's how to post pics: http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=737
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-12-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Thanks. I can also decode Tecumseh numbers! (It's...

Thanks. I can also decode Tecumseh numbers! (It's amazing what a book can help you do!:D)




And one's a WHOLE lot more fun!
Well, actually, that's kinda hard, because on one hand, I do...
Forum: All Other Parts 08-12-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 122
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Unfortunately I don't have the tools to demount...

Unfortunately I don't have the tools to demount the tire.
I could really use a bead breaker, but I don't have one.
Plus it would be harder to get the tire off without unbolting the rim.
Forum: All Other Parts 08-12-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 122
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
OK, I've decided that I'm going to give these...

OK, I've decided that I'm going to give these wheels the treatment they deserve, but there's just one problem:
The other rim half won't come out.
I've been soaking it in PB Blaster, but to no...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-12-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I don't know about your preferences, but my...

I don't know about your preferences, but my Briggs with a header is loud, but tolerably so for me.
My neighbors don't even object, but I don't know your situation and preferences. If you haven't...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-12-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 74
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:welcome2: Can we see some pics? Sounds like...

:welcome2:
Can we see some pics? Sounds like you're havin' lots of fun!
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-12-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:welcome2: For the most part, a little YouTube...

:welcome2:
For the most part, a little YouTube promotion on here is fine as long as you're primarily a member, and use YT to supplement.
That's what I do with my channel.
Sounds like an...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-12-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Is that an 8 horse Briggs? I can't quite tell... ...

Is that an 8 horse Briggs? I can't quite tell...
Is there a HP rating decal on the blower housing? If not, post up the codes and I can tell you about the engine.
Forum: More Builds 08-12-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,508
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nice!! :thumbsup: :lolgoku: That has GOT to be...

Nice!! :thumbsup: :lolgoku:
That has GOT to be the coolest thing in the neighborhood! Makes a great scarecrow too, probably....
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