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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-23-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By MatthewD
Thanks for unlocking the thread Landuse! ...

Thanks for unlocking the thread Landuse!

Well, it goes without saying that this thread needs an update!

Replaced the fuel tank with a new one, redone the governor linkage (still needs some fine...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-15-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 22,502
Posted By MatthewD
Wow! Deffo haven't been on in a while. Missing...

Wow! Deffo haven't been on in a while. Missing all the good stuff.
Van looks great Bigair! Cant wait for another update on it. Hope you get the carb sorted
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-07-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
Look what Santa got me this Christmas!

Look what Santa got me this Christmas!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-29-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By MatthewD
Also if lemon juice isn't available, you can use...

Also if lemon juice isn't available, you can use vinegar and hot water. I solved this very problem on my own GX160 by this method.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-16-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,116
Posted By MatthewD
Like supermanotorious said, see if you can get it...

Like supermanotorious said, see if you can get it road legal, then you could drive it on the road and no-one could tell you off.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-11-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
Only thing is it has a 25.40mm bore shaft (1...

Only thing is it has a 25.40mm bore shaft (1 inch). I'm thinking on getting an inch bore 30 series Comet TC. Good idea?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-10-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,302
Posted By MatthewD
Whapit, IIRC I think those tyres are 15" on a 6"...

Whapit, IIRC I think those tyres are 15" on a 6" rim.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-10-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
It's rated at 3600rpm:thumbsup:

It's rated at 3600rpm:thumbsup:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
I'm thinking of swapping in a 6hp Lifan Diesel...

I'm thinking of swapping in a 6hp Lifan Diesel and 1" 30 series comet torque converter into this when I'm building the new rear frame.

Thoughts?
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 11-13-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By MatthewD
Neat! If that was for sale over here it would...

Neat! If that was for sale over here it would probably be twice that price
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-23-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,312
Posted By MatthewD
Nice Kart! That recoil isn't a GX160 one. It's...

Nice Kart!
That recoil isn't a GX160 one. It's from a 140. Pull the fuel tank and you make sure.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-04-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
Yeah I know. I think I'm going to build a...

Yeah I know.

I think I'm going to build a new subframe, with the axle farther back on pillowblocks and the engine in the center.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-29-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Posted By MatthewD
Yeah I'm with Ollie. Or it could be a...

Yeah I'm with Ollie.

Or it could be a sticking driver pulley, maybe try some WD-40.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-29-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Posted By MatthewD
When you punch the throttle does the engine rev...

When you punch the throttle does the engine rev and then catch or does it bog down?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-28-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
I want to add 18x8.50x8 tyres and rims. The hubs...

I want to add 18x8.50x8 tyres and rims. The hubs are 3 stud, how would I drill the bolt holes to bolt the rim to the hub?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,816
Posted By MatthewD
Nice! What is your gear ratio?

Nice! What is your gear ratio?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-27-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By MatthewD
Difference in Honda GX160 & 200 Carbs?

Hi,

Is there any difference in the carburettors for Honda 160s and 200s?

Matthew
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-27-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
Yeah I think I'll do that. What is the difference...

Yeah I think I'll do that. What is the difference really between a Genuine Comet TAV2 and a Chinese Copy?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-27-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
I was going to just run a TC on that ratio but...

I was going to just run a TC on that ratio but maybe it's still too high?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-27-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
Landuse, It's 4.8:1 on 145/70/6 tyres.

Landuse, It's 4.8:1 on 145/70/6 tyres.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-26-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
Update!!

This Go Kart has been sitting in the back of my garage for quite a long time.
This is due to a few reasons:
1. Gear Ratio is too low; no acceleration and doesn't allow the engine to Rev out.
2....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-03-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,756
Posted By MatthewD
That engine looks great! What paint did you use...

That engine looks great! What paint did you use for the shroud/tank?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-30-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,043
Posted By MatthewD
Looks great! I'm quite interested on how you did...

Looks great! I'm quite interested on how you did the exhaust?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-30-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,436
Posted By MatthewD
What about this one then? -...

What about this one then? - http://www.geminikarts.co.uk/shop/Product.asp?PID=1075&GID=7&SID=6854018&SPIN=14459

It's a Genuine Comet TAV2.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-29-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,639
Posted By MatthewD
Nice! I am painting my kart orange and black!...

Nice! I am painting my kart orange and black! That looks great!
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