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Forum: Electric Projects 07-17-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 691
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ouch, that sucks. Just last night I sprained my...

Ouch, that sucks.
Just last night I sprained my pinky toe and it HURTS!! :ack2:
Nice job! Did you get it to drift? Any plans for paint?
Forum: All Other Parts 07-17-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:iagree: Measure the bolt pattern as well.

:iagree:
Measure the bolt pattern as well.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-17-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,704
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Honestly I have no idea who he is, but...

Honestly I have no idea who he is, but condolences to all who care.
Forum: Good Deals! 07-17-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Pic doesn't work....

Pic doesn't work....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-17-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,892
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Mmmhmmmmm............:roflol: Remind me not to...

Mmmhmmmmm............:roflol:
Remind me not to let you drive it. ;)
My tires are pretty dry rotted, so they only leave faint tire marks, but there is a visual ring of tire marks around the culdesac...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-16-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 698
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ehh, I've always sucked at pool anyway. Mini...

Ehh, I've always sucked at pool anyway.
Mini buggies are better!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-16-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 389
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
As long as a suitable hub can be bolted up to the...

As long as a suitable hub can be bolted up to the rim and the rim fits, it should work.
If you have a 1WD setup, I HIGHLY doubt you have 1" bearings.
Measure the inside diameter, and the outside...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-16-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well, it just makes it even more satisfying when...

Well, it just makes it even more satisfying when it works!
Sometimes it is hard to care. :lolgoku:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-16-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 698
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ahh, so you got it for parts, in essence. I...

Ahh, so you got it for parts, in essence.
I see. In my perfect world I'd have multiple spares of just about every part, but alas, not so.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-16-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 389
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
In terms of width, you can go the balloon route...

In terms of width, you can go the balloon route and put tires on that are slightly wider than the rims. The sidewalls will bulge out past the rims a bit, but it can be done.
On the contrary, you can...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-16-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 698
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
One time before I shortened my chain, I was doing...

One time before I shortened my chain, I was doing a pavement 180 and lost the chain.
I found the chain and the piece of the master link that had the pins, but neither of the pieces to hold it in....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-16-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Interesting solution... unfortunately the PO of...

Interesting solution...
unfortunately the PO of my kart welded in a piece of flat stock in the back instead, and slotted out the engine plate a bunch instead. :ack2:
Which means there is literally...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-16-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
As long as the gov is coming out, and heavier...

As long as the gov is coming out, and heavier valve springs are going in, a billet rod is needed.

The only real situation where that is ok is when someone(like Wes, evidently) knows all the risks,...
Forum: Good Deals! 07-16-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
With some welding, just curious, would it be...

With some welding, just curious, would it be possible to change it to chain drive instead of belt drive?
Just wonderin'.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-16-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,892
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I need to bend the cotter pins holding my rear...

I need to bend the cotter pins holding my rear wheels on....
The pins are just sticking in there, not ideal. :o
I first figured out I could break traction on loose pavement, but after I realized...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'd go for the trade. AFAIK the Shaller really...

I'd go for the trade.
AFAIK the Shaller really doesn't have significant value to it.
The Dingo is a classic anyway.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-15-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,892
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Epic One Take Pavement Drifting!!!

Just today I went out to do some drifting, so I set up my GoPro, and here's my one take drifting!
This thing can drift ALL DAY and it is AWESOME!
Enjoy. :popcorn:...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nice pics explaining the process, I was curious...

Nice pics explaining the process, I was curious myself....
Thanks for clearing this up, I was too lazy to seek out a YouTube video on how to lap a flywheel.
I give this a sticky vote!:thumbsup:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 663
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
A small engine book I got from the library...

A small engine book I got from the library defines my kind of high speed AFR screw as an "adjustable jet".
And after installing the header, I did no other tuning tweaks other than playing with the...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-15-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 741
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Cheater bars certainly work, but ya can't beat an...

Cheater bars certainly work, but ya can't beat an impact for getting those frozen hub nuts off!:cool:
When I was still struggling with my drive wheel, it was impossible to get the hub nuts off with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 663
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Increased flow, and the "exotic cool" factor. ...

Increased flow, and the "exotic cool" factor.
The go-to option nowadays is a Mikuni, but I want something different.
All it really takes is a custom intake manifold and a modified throttle setup....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:oops: I'd seen the pics in your other thread,...

:oops:
I'd seen the pics in your other thread, but it didn't "click" in my brain that it was the same thing.
:oops:
^^^Whatever he said!!!:P
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wouldn't hurt to clean/lube for sure!

Wouldn't hurt to clean/lube for sure!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 389
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Looking good! :thumbsup:

Looking good! :thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 263
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Check for a vacuum leak. It sounds like you have...

Check for a vacuum leak. It sounds like you have something wrong, making it act too lean.
Air fuel mixture is incredibly important, and I've spent a long time figuring mine out.

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