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Forum: Using Tools and Welding Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By itsid
Uh.. man now I really hope it does not kill ;) ...

Uh.. man now I really hope it does not kill ;)

Looks nice :thumbsup:

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 401
Posted By itsid
amazing ... Now I cannot help but wonder if...

amazing ...

Now I cannot help but wonder if that gear ratio benefit
you gained with the 7" would help moving the 6" as quickly..
No, no need to test that just for my curiosities sake, but I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By itsid
ah so it's essentially a 3/4 scale CJ5 or...

ah so it's essentially a 3/4 scale CJ5
or essentially the size of a Roof Palomino (no .. not it)..

I'll keep looking but not having high hhopes tbh..
too many jeep karts out there.

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By itsid
YES.. but since it looks like one is missing, ...

YES.. but since it looks like one is missing,
chances are they're worn out DRASTICALLY by now

one friction disc is 3.5mm thick originally,
and should be replaced @ 3mm
(can be delayed to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By itsid
See I was hoping for a Ken Bar Dirt Dog.. which...

See I was hoping for a Ken Bar Dirt Dog..
which in fact is slightly different (square rear fenders, no power domed hood)
but you know maybe some later iteration bodywork ...
but it's indeed a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By itsid
what a beauty well done on the restoration...

what a beauty
well done on the restoration :thumbsup:

Problem is.. if there are known promo karts, the body is the least telling part.
we would need to se the chassis below to identify it (if at...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,738
Posted By itsid
A mikuni style pulse pump is what I'd go for. ...

A mikuni style pulse pump is what I'd go for.
three tubes, no wires at all..
really straight forward two clearly labelled in and out fuel lines
and one (mostly centered)
for the vacuum signal of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-06-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By itsid
as he said.. just give it a good clean and...

as he said..
just give it a good clean and it'll be fine..
a worn button can easily be replaced,
a worn spring is only slightly more difficult to replace.. still nothing you would need to be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-06-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By itsid
well you can adjust the valve gap instead, can't...

well you can adjust the valve gap instead, can't you?

arcracing.com sells +.1" lifters however as far as I know
And they're indeed a very trustworthy site to use.. (should be roundabout 25 bucks...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-06-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 391
Posted By itsid
hehe.. Nah, Jim's indeed not completely wrong...

hehe..
Nah, Jim's indeed not completely wrong on that statement.

A series 20 is indeed the "better choice" for a go kart,
with the symmetric belt it offers a tad more contact surface which in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-06-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By itsid
Sure looks like one of the friction discs is...

Sure looks like one of the friction discs is missing.

get a new set and a fresh gasket..
chain looks to still be fine from here

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By itsid
talking of which.. wear limit on the friction...

talking of which.. wear limit on the friction discs is 3mm (0.12") (new 3.5mm [0.14"])
and warpage of the transfer discs has to be below 0.1mm (0.004")

unfortunately part numbers are not in the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By itsid
Oh it is.. Honda GXes came factory equipped with...

Oh it is.. Honda GXes came factory equipped with those
(and several other types of reduction)
it has a Honda part number and a Honda label cast into the case (well the Honda ones have)
114012
but...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By itsid
the belt seems fine from what little I can see of...

the belt seems fine from what little I can see of it.

The clutch might be dry and worn by now (140s have not been around for decades)
So you might need new friction discs.

google: "honda wet...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 401
Posted By itsid
hmm MrMonk's got his head shaved (tonsure so to...

hmm MrMonk's got his head shaved (tonsure so to speak ;))
And Joe's was likely not exactly stock either
(going by what engines Joe usually present to us.. it likely qualifies as a racing engine I'd...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 401
Posted By itsid
that's indeed good info.. I never would've...

that's indeed good info..
I never would've guessed a so called "racing" plug is that crappy tbh...

'sid
Forum: Electric Projects 12-04-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 198
Posted By itsid
A bit late, after he already did that ;) but a...

A bit late, after he already did that ;)
but a good idea..
just for fun.. click on the link I posted earlier


just sayin' :D

'sid
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 12-04-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
If I'm seeing this correctly you already have two...

If I'm seeing this correctly you already have two buying a third now... IDK
but sure if that kart has to be done for christmas.. maybe a new one is quicker.

IMHO that engine should run within a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-03-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 296
Posted By itsid
100 bucks?? That was a STEAL! really,...

100 bucks?? That was a STEAL!

really, awesome kart you got your kid there..

you can buy any series 30 Tavkit off ebay for just 50-60 bucks
that'll do (except for the belt which might be the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-03-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By itsid
hmm.. pulling it to where it should be (tdc...

hmm..
pulling it to where it should be (tdc compression) before pulling the rope doesn't work?
the engine has a compression release build in for exactly that reason..
and while it's centrifugal it...
Forum: Electric Projects 12-03-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 198
Posted By itsid
What a terrible advice JT gave you... What...

What a terrible advice JT gave you...

What he intended to tell you is:
Use out attachments to upload pictures!

detailed description on how to post pics...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-03-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 96
Posted By itsid
Hm.. you can cut it in half and install a split...

Hm.. you can cut it in half and install a split sprocket if you like..
but frankly.. getting the original axle out isn't actually taking any longer than cutting the sprocket in half I'd say ;)
...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-03-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 76
Posted By itsid
more heat more pb blaster (or any good...

more heat more pb blaster (or any good penetrating oil really)
and ideally lay the engine on it's air shroud, so the penetrating oil can soak all around the shaft.
looks like you have enough room...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-03-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 145
Posted By itsid
increasing the air pressure would've been better...

increasing the air pressure would've been better ;)
"flat" tyres always feel weird when steering.
and it's not a matter of the tyre not gripping,
more a matter of it pointing in the wrong...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-03-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 164
Posted By itsid
yeah, but 20F is a lot warmer than -5F, ain't it?...

yeah, but 20F is a lot warmer than -5F, ain't it?

Still, a makeshift intake air preheater might quickly solve your problem
(hopefully)

But Grant has a very good point..
if I...
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