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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-28-2012, 04:00 PM
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Posted By jcampbell
"Sugar Milk"

"Sugar Milk"
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-25-2012, 03:30 PM
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Posted By jcampbell
I dig it. The UKRF sounds amazing. Kinda...

I dig it.

The UKRF sounds amazing. Kinda like the SFVISBF. I'd be down if any of you SoCal boys wanna start something.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-24-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcampbell
Replaced the rear tires and loaded the kart into...

Replaced the rear tires and loaded the kart into the back of the truck for a shake down and the local high school. The kid putted around for a while, then once he got comfortable he started making...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-24-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By jcampbell
I hear that. I'm on a 73-87 Chevy Truck site...

I hear that. I'm on a 73-87 Chevy Truck site that's a little Mod-happy. It's right at the borderline of my tolerance level, but there's tons of good info there. I do the same thing as you: get the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-24-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,612
Posted By jcampbell
Why would you be a member of either? Screw that....

Why would you be a member of either? Screw that.

I can't stand Control Freaks who make it their life's work to project their insecurities onto others. Especially when they moonlight as Forum...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-24-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,032
Posted By jcampbell
I have an auxiliary return spring on the throttle...

I have an auxiliary return spring on the throttle rod, so I'm not able to say with 100% certainty that the return spring on the carb/governor is adequate on it's own.

I've been meaning to add an...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-24-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,032
Posted By jcampbell
I used a 1/4"-20 bolt with a hole drilled through...

I used a 1/4"-20 bolt with a hole drilled through it. The nut on top is a jam nut.

Not very glamorous or high tech, but it works.
Forum: FAQ & Articles 11-23-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By jcampbell
Thanks for posting this info. I'll try this and...

Thanks for posting this info. I'll try this and see if it helps. Oddly enough, we were only able to make left turns today (NASCAR-style :lol:). Hopefully this is the issue.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-22-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcampbell
Brakes

*delete*
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-22-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcampbell
Tires

What are you guys running for tires? I bought two new rear tires from Azusa Eng and in less than an hour of run time, I - or my kids rather - have burned it down to the threads and into the tube.
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-22-2012, 01:43 PM
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Views: 1,590
Posted By jcampbell
Got the kart running! I took it on a test run...

Got the kart running! I took it on a test run before I let the kids loose on it and I'm glad I did. I was haulin' *** down our street when the front right wheel nut caught and tightened up which...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-07-2012, 10:23 AM
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Posted By jcampbell
I was just curious. Didn't know if I needed to...

I was just curious. Didn't know if I needed to avoid them for some reason.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-06-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By jcampbell
Azusa Engineering

I noticed in this write-up, there was no mention of Azusa Engineering:

http://www.diygokarts.com/kart-parts/parts-sources.html

No love for Azusa? What's going on there?

The reason I ask, is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,562
Posted By jcampbell
Check it out. ...

Check it out.

http://www.carterbro.com/econo_home.html

Obviously a newer model, but the resemblance is uncanny.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,562
Posted By jcampbell
Yeah, that's an exact match alright. One of...

Yeah, that's an exact match alright.

One of the guys over on the Vintage Karts site said it was a Ken-Bar Streaker. Google image search pulled up a lot of similar frame designs, but nothing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,562
Posted By jcampbell
I'd really be interested if you decided to get...

I'd really be interested if you decided to get rid of it. Let me know.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,562
Posted By jcampbell
Just posted over on the Vintage Karts forum to...

Just posted over on the Vintage Karts forum to see if anyone over there might have some info.

http://www.vintagekarts.com/forum/view_topic.php?id=5689&forum_id=2
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcampbell
10-4. They're Harbor Freight cheapies. $8 EA. ...

10-4. They're Harbor Freight cheapies. $8 EA. I'll keep an eye on them. Like I said, I wanted a set of Azusa's Astros all the way around, but the money they want for them is astronomical. I'm...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,562
Posted By jcampbell
I made the brake rod myself. The technique was...

I made the brake rod myself. The technique was easy: 1/4" rod clamped in a bench vice, hand bent to fit.

If you need any close up pics of anything, let me know.



...and in the off chance...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-04-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,562
Posted By jcampbell
Well, the existence of your kart kinda blows away...

Well, the existence of your kart kinda blows away the second sentence of my thread:

http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19604

Looks like the only difference is my front "bumper" bends...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-04-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcampbell
Simple Home Build

Got the itch to build my kids a kart, so I picked up a rolling chassis off a Craigslister last week. I'm assuming it's just a simple, home built chassis.

Pic1: Looked alright in the pic, but had...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-03-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By jcampbell
Figured it out. Pulled the carb and...

Figured it out.

Pulled the carb and re-cleaned it. Noticed I had some nasty, rusty looking gas in the bowls. Pulled the tank and cleaned it out. Looks like the tank was left open and some...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-03-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By jcampbell
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-03-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By jcampbell
Been there, done that. New filters, plug, fuel...

Been there, done that. New filters, plug, fuel and oil.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-03-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,150
Posted By jcampbell
No smoke from the clutch, but I don't exactly sit...

No smoke from the clutch, but I don't exactly sit there with the pedal smashed waiting for the clutch to grenade.

Clutch = 10
Sprocket = 54
Tire Size = 4.10x3.50x5
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