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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-04-2020, 08:11 AM
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Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Up on the front now. Got all the a-arms mounted...

Up on the front now. Got all the a-arms mounted with the spindles on hi-misalignment spaces. I"m using all lower a-arms and then took the shock mount out of the top arms. The travel is good, no...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-20-2020, 09:24 AM
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Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Here is another view of the engine. I have...

Here is another view of the engine. I have bracing supports being cut out at work that will be getting welded the motor mount for additional support.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-20-2020, 09:21 AM
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Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Got a good bit of work done on the rear end. In...

Got a good bit of work done on the rear end. In the final stages of it now! Got the motor mount in place and will have more bracing added to it today. I got the chain done for the jackshaft to the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2020, 03:41 PM
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Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Been a little bit but about the only thing that...

Been a little bit but about the only thing that has happened is I got all the tires replaces with some AWESOME Swamp Fox tires. I will be working on it more now that this college semester is over and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-24-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Had to take the front end and make the mounting...

Had to take the front end and make the mounting for the suspension wider or else I would of had a 52" rear width and a 43" front width. Now the front will be an couple inches wider than the front.
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-10-2020, 09:18 PM
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Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Got the side rails in and the rear end supporting...

Got the side rails in and the rear end supporting itself. Have to make a couple of adjustments on it and then it will be time to finish the front.

Then on to tweaking the motor mount setup. Loving...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-09-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Ok I see what you are saying. Yeah I plan on...

Ok I see what you are saying. Yeah I plan on adding in some links to prevent lateral movement. I have to get the engine mount back in and all the sprockets and chain on to see where exactly I will be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-09-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By 5814SpeedCo
What is that? I'm going to do a full roll cage

What is that? I'm going to do a full roll cage
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-08-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Been slow building with all this virus stuff...

Been slow building with all this virus stuff going on and still working every day. But I had some time the past couple of days to do the front and rear of the roll cage.

I'm waiting on a few more...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-23-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Yup sure enough, just said F' it and slapped it...

Yup sure enough, just said F' it and slapped it on and torqued it down nice it tight and let her rip.

The flywheel I have has no taper on it and yes it indeed come off of a gx200 that was a junked...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-23-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 5814SpeedCo
That's why you get the flywheel from a GX200 and...

That's why you get the flywheel from a GX200 and charging coils as well. Fits directly onto my Predator 212
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-23-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
So you can still keep a charge in the battery,...

So you can still keep a charge in the battery, get a 3 magnet fly wheel and two charging coils.

Wire the charging coils into a 4-wire regulator, on the regulator the power wire goes to the light...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-20-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Had to stay home for a few days and got some work...

Had to stay home for a few days and got some work done. With the support of a bike lift she is standing on her hind legs! Still got a lot to do and yes there will be more work done on the rear end.
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-16-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Well I had to relocate the mounts for the...

Well I had to relocate the mounts for the jackshaft setup by making the mounts a little wider and got them inline with the pivot location of the trailing arms. I still need to modify the frame a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-28-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
That is my big buggy project. It's getting a...

That is my big buggy project. It's getting a SV650 engine.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-28-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Started working on the pivot points for the...

Started working on the pivot points for the trailing arms. I'll have gussets added to connect the square tube to back to the frame. But after looking at it and was so wrapped up in my head that I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-26-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Nope, yfz450 quad calipers. Fronts on the front...

Nope, yfz450 quad calipers. Fronts on the front and rear on the rear. :thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-26-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
On my build I'm putting all hydraulic brakes. All...

On my build I'm putting all hydraulic brakes. All from a yfz450 to be precise. Of course none of my spindle components are something you can buy off a shelf and are designed to take a beating. The...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-21-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Here is a 3D simulation I did in Solidworks for...

Here is a 3D simulation I did in Solidworks for the design of the spindle. I've added about 7-9 degrees of negative camber to it, that's what you side the inside face of the spindle when it turns. If...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Yeah by free it means I do all the cleaning of...

Yeah by free it means I do all the cleaning of the parts which is fine by me if keeps cash in my pocket!

I don't have an actual build thread but I will keep it all contained to this one from here...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Here are a few shots of the jackshaft bearing...

Here are a few shots of the jackshaft bearing mount plates. All the plates. I'll be adding a gusset top and bottom for additional strength to alleviate any flexibility that may occur
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Been a while since I've gotten to this but I have...

Been a while since I've gotten to this but I have made some progress the past week.

Got the old rear end cut out in preparation for the new one, stared getting the new engine mount built along...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-18-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
It will be trial and error but I think with...

It will be trial and error but I think with adding some negative camber to it, it should steer pretty good. At least that will be easy to adjust. If it proves not to steer that great then a quick...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-17-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
Here you can see the spacers and range of motion

Here you can see the spacers and range of motion
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-17-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By 5814SpeedCo
I have high-misalingment spacers added in, I have...

I have high-misalingment spacers added in, I have 56 degrees total range of motion, it's the same range of motion that Protodie uses on their front spindles. I did a lot of research and design...
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