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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Kartorbust
It's a modified ZongShen (or some Chinese...

It's a modified ZongShen (or some Chinese company) from the little bit I've found. They did some internal tinkering with it and made it better. It's a better alternative for those who want more...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 147
Posted By Kartorbust
I'd love to try this beast of a thumper...

I'd love to try this beast of a thumper https://vegascarts.com/collections/engines/products/625cc-23hp-golf-cart-engine or even their smaller 460...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 12:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
We just started our 2 days on 2 days off in the...

We just started our 2 days on 2 days off in the service department at the dealership. At first it was only sales, but they expanded it to the service department. So parts, service technicians, and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 51
Posted By Kartorbust
Not unless you get a motorcycle engine, gut it...

Not unless you get a motorcycle engine, gut it down to the transmission and run that to the engine on there. Or swap a motorcycle engine on there. Build Break Repeat used a Ninja 250 engine on their...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By Kartorbust
A number of years ago in a previous life I worked...

A number of years ago in a previous life I worked at Tires Plus as a tire tech. A guy came in with I think was a Dodge Intrepid and wanted some police rims put on. Bolt pattern was fine, but his lug...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By Kartorbust
As long as the wheel/rim has 4 stud holes that...

As long as the wheel/rim has 4 stud holes that are 4" apart, then it'll work. Another factor is getting the correct style lug nut, otherwise the whole thing will wobble like crazy (ask me how I know).
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By Kartorbust
Durability of billet aluminum wheel hubs

So I've been searching for wheel hubs for my project and I've decided on using a 1 1/4" axle diameter. I've only found a 4on4 hub from BMI karts that fits the 1 1/4". I've chosen 4on4 since that's an...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 147
Posted By Kartorbust
What I've read from Vegas Carts is, engines...

What I've read from Vegas Carts is, engines rarely make advertised power ratings. That's why Honda, Briggs and Stratton, and Tecumseh were sued years ago and why engine makers rarely if ever...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 147
Posted By Kartorbust
What fits the Predator 420 will fit the 440. RBG...

What fits the Predator 420 will fit the 440. RBG did like a stage 4 on a 440 with 420 parts. Though he had to add a Honda starter because it would reach the ring gear on the flywheel.
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Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
On the upside, gas is dirt cheap in most places....

On the upside, gas is dirt cheap in most places. Paid $1.69 at Sam's club, diesel at this one is like $1.64 or so per gallon. Haven't seen gas this cheap oh since before the 2008 crash. Some areas...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-25-2020, 09:45 PM
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Views: 29,039
Posted By Kartorbust
If you sand brake pads, I'd recommend wearing a...

If you sand brake pads, I'd recommend wearing a dust mask and use 80 grit paper or a bit more coarse. I find that 80 grit is about the bare minimum to get what you want with pads and rotors. I do it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-24-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 29,039
Posted By Kartorbust
So looks like starting tomorrow, we'll be in 2...

So looks like starting tomorrow, we'll be in 2 teams in the whole dealership, Team A and Team B. We'll be working 2 days on, 2 days off. So I'll end up having tomorrow off and work Thursday and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-24-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 103
Posted By Kartorbust
I have a briggs and stratton model 29 12hp...

I have a briggs and stratton model 29 12hp flathead vertical shaft sitting at my dad's. Was thinking about bringing it down here once I have a house. Possibly modifying it for a Renegade mower build....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-24-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
So does every company in the US. On the upside,...

So does every company in the US. On the upside, some of their stuff is made in the US and not just China.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-23-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,916
Posted By Kartorbust
This thing is going to get up and go without...

This thing is going to get up and go without issues!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-23-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
On the upside, GoPowerSports is still open for...

On the upside, GoPowerSports is still open for online orders at this point. Glad they are on the outskirts of DFW and not in Dallas. Just heard all nonessential businesses have to be shut down in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-23-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
It has a Spetsnaz feeling to it.

It has a Spetsnaz feeling to it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-23-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
The Big Three and Tesla (FCA, GM, Ford) are going...

The Big Three and Tesla (FCA, GM, Ford) are going to be making ventilators to help with hospitals not having enough, in the case that many more need them. Tesla just had 1000 made already or will...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-22-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Kartorbust
Opposed twin flathead parallel hybrid. With...

Opposed twin flathead parallel hybrid. With halfway decent range. I bet if they did a more modern version, I bet they could get close to 200 miles in range without weighing that much. If they mass...
Forum: More Builds 03-22-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 325
Posted By Kartorbust
This thing looks like a ton of fun! What size...

This thing looks like a ton of fun! What size tires you running on it?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-22-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 177
Posted By Kartorbust
Couple pictures of the Briggs snorkel kit.

Couple pictures of the Briggs snorkel kit.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-22-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 177
Posted By Kartorbust
I know the Briggs and Startton Model 19 305cc...

I know the Briggs and Startton Model 19 305cc engine that is used in Baja SAE, has a snorkel kit available for that. I'm not sure if you could get one and modify it for a Predator, but stuff does...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-22-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
Just gives me more reason to do business with...

Just gives me more reason to do business with Harbor Freight.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-20-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
We now have our first confirmed here in Lincoln....

We now have our first confirmed here in Lincoln. Dude traveled to Colorado, showed symptoms within a few days, went to the doctor on Monday. Only found out today that they were confirmed. Seems like...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-20-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 1,284
Posted By Kartorbust
There's one constant theme with those that catch...

There's one constant theme with those that catch this virus, fever. Keep track of your temperature. If you have a temp, STAY HOME!
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