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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Kartorbust
I did have a thought of using two extra collars...

I did have a thought of using two extra collars would help alleviate the problem of keys breaking, but in practice no idea how long it would work. Would be nice to have a lathe to make parts,...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Yesterday, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 47
Posted By Kartorbust
I was thinking more of this one...

I was thinking more of this one https://www.gopowersports.com/tav-30-75-torq-a-verter-comet-after-market/ you'll gain a 10% overdrive gear, so a 6:1 ratio ends up being a 5.4:1 and you gain like an...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 47
Posted By Kartorbust
30 series will do you just fine. GoPowerSports...

30 series will do you just fine. GoPowerSports sells them with a backing plate (takes the guess work for aligning the driver and driven pulleys). As far as the pulse pump,leave the gas tank where...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 39
Posted By Kartorbust
You could just scrap using a manual transmission...

You could just scrap using a manual transmission from a vehicle and just build a yard kart race mower. Until the horizontal shaft singles and twins became popular, vertical shaft engines were used in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-05-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
$295 for it. 2,158 miles on it. It just happened...

$295 for it. 2,158 miles on it. It just happened to be a Craigslist find honestly. Had my brother contact the guy, since it had been on there for 25 days. I sent my dad the cash and they picked it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-05-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
Trust me, I will try to make it as strong as...

Trust me, I will try to make it as strong as possible so I can go full send with it. Funny enough, these old fan cooled sleds had an optional left and right cylinder temp gauge. So I'll be getting...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-04-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
Yesterday, my dad and brother drove up to get the...

Yesterday, my dad and brother drove up to get the sled. It's a 1979 Arctic Cat Panther 5000. From some of the research I've done, it has a Suzuki 500cc twin with a single VM32mm Mikuni carburetor....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-04-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 505
Posted By Kartorbust
Sprockets wear out and cutting welds takes for...

Sprockets wear out and cutting welds takes for freaking ever. I agree with everyone, welding sprockets on axles is a really stupid idea.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-02-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By Kartorbust
Possibly depending on a few things. But its hard...

Possibly depending on a few things. But its hard to know without pictures. :useless:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-01-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
Welp, after trying to go to a Walmart here in...

Welp, after trying to go to a Walmart here in town to do some business, come to find out that all 4 of them decided to close at 5pm today and barricade the doors. Part that sucks is, I get off work...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-31-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 505
Posted By Kartorbust
If it's easier for some to just buy the round...

If it's easier for some to just buy the round stock, I wonder what the cost will be to have it cut for a keyway or splines?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-30-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
So just watched a Stephen Cox livestream. Lanse...

So just watched a Stephen Cox livestream. Lanse aka Chucke2009 was apart of it. Sounds like he'll be making a return to YouTube soon, if only just to have his welding and farming videos uploaded as...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-30-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 505
Posted By Kartorbust
It's for a 60hp engine so a 1" might not be able...

It's for a 60hp engine so a 1" might not be able to hold up. But it appears as though, keys are breaking at 30hp engines so about 40ft/lbs of torque. Keys are going to be the weak point. If there's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-27-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
And someone deemed plant seeds as nonessential in...

And someone deemed plant seeds as nonessential in a certain area. Glad your garden has started to show signs of life.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-27-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By Kartorbust
On here? There might be. I know dedicated forums...

On here? There might be. I know dedicated forums for these there are some. But a lot of them used photobucket to host picture, and several years ago, photobucket decided to become a paid service, so...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-26-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By Kartorbust
You might be thinking of one of Big Head's...

You might be thinking of one of Big Head's Odysseys.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-26-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 223
Posted By Kartorbust
The high ratio of a 40 series is 1:1, so if will...

The high ratio of a 40 series is 1:1, so if will still be a 12:1 in the high end.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-26-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By Kartorbust
Nice Challenger frame. Just needs a but of...

Nice Challenger frame. Just needs a but of suspension in the rear. Bet that thing is going to rip!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-23-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By Kartorbust
One that is helpful kind of on the truth of...

One that is helpful kind of on the truth of governor removal from Doc Sprocket (Sprocket's Garage on YouTube). http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=16518
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-23-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 193
Posted By Kartorbust
This might've been the same kart FreeRunner did...

This might've been the same kart FreeRunner did that you mentioned http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=32115

All because he wanted to prove people wrong about using, what around a 3:1...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-22-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,583
Posted By Kartorbust
Is that a glass body or plastic?

Is that a glass body or plastic?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-21-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 36,933
Posted By Kartorbust
Well crap, mine might've been on recall, not sure.

Well crap, mine might've been on recall, not sure.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-21-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Kartorbust
A36 which should be close to 1020 carbon mild...

A36 which should be close to 1020 carbon mild steel is generally the most commonly used alloy for homemade. Hot or cold rolled isn't something most of us care too much about. If it was competition...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-21-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 634
Posted By Kartorbust
Don't worry too much about it. It takes a ton of...

Don't worry too much about it. It takes a ton of practice. I didn't start welding until I was in high school, then I fell in love with doing it. I was never good enough for production welding, so at...
Forum: More Builds 05-21-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 236
Posted By Kartorbust
Was able to find newish manuals, nothing...

Was able to find newish manuals, nothing downloadable....
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