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Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By mckutzy
I hate to say it.. but isnt shopping karts with...

I hate to say it.. but isnt shopping karts with logo's like that..From Whom are not being sold by their respective owners...a stolen kart????
I know aroud here there is a big problem with kart...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 01-17-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 104
Posted By mckutzy
Im guessing this will be a hobby use... and since...

Im guessing this will be a hobby use... and since you may not use this all that often...
Depending on how much you want to spend and for a refill....An 80 or 122CF bottle would last a while.. Me...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By mckutzy
I hear ya... I am too.. There is those guys.....

I hear ya... I am too..
There is those guys.. but they as one of the few here for us... Like to up charge a bit..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By mckutzy
What clutch did buddy get??... And yes they make...

What clutch did buddy get??... And yes they make custom clutches... But like I said.. the time money for that.. You can get a known decent engine plus a top line adjustable disc clutch and probably...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By mckutzy
Im a little late to the game on this on... Those...

Im a little late to the game on this on... Those motors are kinda crap.. they sold really cheap for a replacement for some machine...But theyre an odd ball...All most like a briggs copy of a clone.. ...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By mckutzy
I first just used the motor and went from there.....

I first just used the motor and went from there.. I didnt have the box on hand.. do I just winged it..
Itll be the same as any other small block clone footprint..
Forum: More Builds 01-14-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By mckutzy
Whers abouts are you located??? ..

Whers abouts are you located??? ..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-14-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 246
Posted By mckutzy
Cant really say, till I see what is it going...

Cant really say, till I see what is it going into...
However to get it done... remember if the motor needs to be moved for tensioning of a chain... the exhaust needs to be allow to move aswell, if...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-14-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 246
Posted By mckutzy
Oh ya itll help to keep it quiet... It just big...

Oh ya itll help to keep it quiet... It just big thats all...
Bigger question is(pardon the pun...:) ) Do you have space for it and the bracketry to support it properly......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-14-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By mckutzy
Fare enough.. but they've done it in a manner to...

Fare enough.. but they've done it in a manner to control the warp.. with a tig... or usually machined after the welding, to make it run true...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-14-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 153
Posted By mckutzy
NO... Weld if you need to, but the sprocket...

NO...
Weld if you need to, but the sprocket onto the hub.. The hub will slide onto the axle and be keyed in place...You should be using key axle shaft for this... as this is known straight and has...
Forum: More Builds 01-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 149
Posted By mckutzy
If you have the clearance to mount it.. use a...

If you have the clearance to mount it.. use a shaft coupler to join the hub shaft.
If You can find the right bolt pattern hub plate.. you could make all this using off the shelf stuff for not that...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 246
Posted By mckutzy
The title above says DIY... Usually that means......

The title above says DIY... Usually that means... Were all junk hoarders... Of some sort...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-13-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By mckutzy
Ok... First... with the use of the dirt bike...

Ok...
First... with the use of the dirt bike the rear sprockets arent going to be the same size that is in the TC. You will need to get appropriate sized sprockets and hubs that mate to your...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 246
Posted By mckutzy
Could be free if your good at scrounging... I...

Could be free if your good at scrounging...
I know I did one day.. and came up with something similar... Also out of EMT...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-12-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By mckutzy
If this is a bike... With 2 wheels, I'm thinking...

If this is a bike... With 2 wheels, I'm thinking you'll need a jackshaft, the ratio might be alright..
On my bike I built..
I have a 7:1, with a cent clutch, 24" OD rear tire(that is a car spare...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-10-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By mckutzy
Pick any 5 speed motorcycle you like.. Or buy a...

Pick any 5 speed motorcycle you like..
Or buy a big twin Harley type transmission and mate that to your built engine..
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-09-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 663
Posted By mckutzy
You know sandblasting, weather its sand, glass...

You know sandblasting, weather its sand, glass meadia or even shotblasting... the items are often surprising whats left... Sometimes its worse off than with all the decay and rust making it what it...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-08-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By mckutzy
You want to aim for a 6:1 ratio...here's a...

You want to aim for a 6:1 ratio...here's a calc...
https://affordablegokarts.com/pages/gear-ratio-calculator

Now with that being said... you have a big block motor.. That'll typically have a 1"...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-07-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By mckutzy
Lets see some pic of the brake setups you have...

Lets see some pic of the brake setups you have ....
Might be a way to retrofit a spring return onto them...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-06-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By mckutzy
Is this for a backyard skating/hockey or curling...

Is this for a backyard skating/hockey or curling rink??

The brushes should be operated by an electric motor setup. Trying to setup linkages with chains and such can be done... but itll take alot...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-04-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By mckutzy
Ironically sand packing is used in industrial...

Ironically sand packing is used in industrial bending.. It helps prevent wall collapse...
This will be the best helping measure for these benders, aswell as lots of grease on the dies...

If you...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 01-03-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By mckutzy
Hello and welcome. If this is just for a kid.....

Hello and welcome.
If this is just for a kid.. this is way overbuilt...
You could use die springs, and save alot of space instead of using the mtb shocks.. Use it in something like this...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-02-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By mckutzy
Ya disconnect that oil sensor(just unplug it,no...

Ya disconnect that oil sensor(just unplug it,no need to cut it off), and rig it inline to ground with a momentary pushbutton switch, to act as a remote kill switch. Put it where its good to access...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-02-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By mckutzy
Off hand, it looks like one of those cheap...

Off hand, it looks like one of those cheap Chinese pocket bikes...
A 30-49cc somthing, 2 stroke engine...
Usually gutless noisy little engines...
Can be freshened up a bit and when they are done...
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