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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By Texan
I agree. Tarps are not a good idea. Also, I...

I agree. Tarps are not a good idea.

Also, I have been using Gas Grill Covers. Not that I have or ever will own a gas grill (blasphemy in my parts).

They are breathable but keep the moisture...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-07-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 248
Posted By Texan
Why would one want such a contraption?

Why would one want such a contraption?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-07-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 474
Posted By Texan
Don't be such an elitist JT :P Have you even put...

Don't be such an elitist JT :P Have you even put a hood on, struck an arc, ran a bead?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-07-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Texan
GMO, Mine doesn't have a CVT/TQ. I had kept the...

GMO, Mine doesn't have a CVT/TQ. I had kept the original V-Belt setup with the corresponding V-Belt Clutch. It worked fine for awhile and belts were super cheap. I rebuilt it for my then 8 year...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-05-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By Texan
Welcome, I have a similar Carter Kart. ...

Welcome, I have a similar Carter Kart. :cheers2:

Engine: Predator 212 is the cheapest & fastest way to get back on the road. Yeah a few people might say they are Chinese crap, but at that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-01-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,334
Posted By Texan
:cheers2: Wow Landuse, no beer &...

:cheers2:

Wow Landuse, no beer & cigarettes?! That may have started a revolution here in USA. Shoot, we have people here whining cause they can't get their nails & hair done or can't go to the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-02-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 36,347
Posted By Texan
Thankfully my job is considered essential, so...

Thankfully my job is considered essential, so still doing my 40 hours. :thumbsup: But its to work then straight home and then there all weekend.

Video game talk huh? I only play Call Of Duty...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-31-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 36,347
Posted By Texan
That's funny Landuse. I know it normal in some...

That's funny Landuse. I know it normal in some parts of the world, but its still crazy that monkeys are just roaming around outside your house.

I've been reading that with all the reduced human...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-24-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 836
Posted By Texan
I was always skeptical about Slime, but it proved...

I was always skeptical about Slime, but it proved me wrong. It made my riding mower OEM tires last 10 years. Living on land with a lot of Mesquite trees, which produce big thorns, it was inevitable...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-22-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Texan
Briggs 1980 Hybrid Car Video

Popped in my random Youtube feed.

Very interesting information on car itself but also the current state and future of Briggs' engines.

Long watch but surely many of us are or will being have...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-20-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Texan
Here is another Bird, not a Star, but still a...

Here is another Bird, not a Star, but still a Bird :thumbsup:

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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-20-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Texan
JT, the more you look, the more you will find. I...

JT, the more you look, the more you will find. I don't think they are as rare or valuable as you make them out to be. I've seen quite a few for sale locally. Here are a couple I screenshot. Don't...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By Texan
Same thing happened to me on a Spiderbox I worked...

Same thing happened to me on a Spiderbox I worked on. I went thru all the electronics and even replaced the starter and still nothing.

The fix was taking off the blower fan cover and manually...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-28-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Texan
If you use Loctite, you need to lower the...

If you use Loctite, you need to lower the required amount of torque applied to fasteners.
Forum: Electric Projects 02-28-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By Texan
You know what they say "No good deed goes...

You know what they say "No good deed goes unpunished"

Hopefully you keep posting, as you provide very good content :cheers2:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-27-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By Texan
Can you post some pictures of this bike? You...

Can you post some pictures of this bike? You mentioned in your first post about a brand new gas tank, I assume you meant you are not using the stock tank but rather a remote mounted tank. Does this...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-26-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By Texan
Nope, it was the insulator :roflol: ...

Nope, it was the insulator :roflol:



What kind of clutch you using? Gearing?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-26-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Texan
Yeah, they can't be put upside down, but some...

Yeah, they can't be put upside down, but some Carb Slides can still be oriented 180 degrees off. I know some do have built in stops that don't allow that to happen, but some don't.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-25-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By Texan
Check to see if you didn't install the carb slide...

Check to see if you didn't install the carb slide wrong.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Texan
Try a Tecumseh flathead Intake Manifold. They...

Try a Tecumseh flathead Intake Manifold. They will bolt right in, and there are several configurations/versions.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-15-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Texan
A small hole on the Cam cover would not cause...

A small hole on the Cam cover would not cause erratic behavior.

These engines have an oil pump, so if it was really dirty as you say, the pump may be clogged and causing your valves to overheat...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-13-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Texan
It's not a roll cage, its more like a brush...

It's not a roll cage, its more like a brush guard. So if you flip, the "roll cage" is going to crumble.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-13-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Texan
That is for a remote Choke. You would hook up a...

That is for a remote Choke. You would hook up a cable to it and it would be controlled by a mechanism (lever/thumb throttle) on the handlebars.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-03-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 753
Posted By Texan
In the 3rd pic, your Throttle appears it is not...

In the 3rd pic, your Throttle appears it is not closed all the way. You may need to adjust the Throttle Cable.

If it only starts with Starting Fluid, your Electric Choke may not be working, or...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-27-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By Texan
You don't HAVE to, you are choosing to. I'm sure...

You don't HAVE to, you are choosing to. I'm sure you can figure out how to gain the whole extra 1/2" a Master Link will add.

"I think it's the imperfect chain alignment" ....hmmm, I'd start there...
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