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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 10:41 AM
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Posted By itsid
it appears that your front axle as a crossbar on...

it appears that your front axle as a crossbar on the upper end of the spindle brackets..
if so I'd call it a BIRD (or some other FW-Associates brandname) kart
the low seat and winfmount also pushes...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
hydrogen storage is a real pain however... ...

hydrogen storage is a real pain however...
considering a few gallons suffice to remove a whole city block from google maps,
Also hydrogen fuel cells are unfortunately way less efficicient than one...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
Sorry Kevin, you know I like electric motors,...

Sorry Kevin,
you know I like electric motors, and yes they ARE the future,
but today making the batteries to run them is so catastrophically BAD
that the overall pollution is terribly hard to...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By itsid
from on top of my head.. I think mine are...

from on top of my head.. I think mine are somewhere between 16-18mm *shrugs*
can't remember too long since I last touched one ...
20mm are no problem at all either..
22mm should be doable.. (7/8"...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By itsid
sure if you want, but the original flywheels...

sure if you want,
but the original flywheels (non charging) are already kinda dangerous at 7k
the ones with charging capabilities are a serious threat..
don't take any chances;
a single bump in...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By itsid
the original airfilter should keep water from...

the original airfilter should keep water from reaching the carb..
it does so pretty well usually.
The original exhaust keeps water out of the combustion chamber as well.
An aftermarket airfilter...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By itsid
apples and oranges... buy a motorcycle or...

apples and oranges...

buy a motorcycle or sled engine and you have what you need..
buy an industrial engine and you have to make compromises.

Well you can always make new kids I guess.

No...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-18-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By itsid
Not.. it says it's a chinese vehicle made by...

Not..
it says it's a chinese vehicle made by Shanghai Xingfu Motorcycle work
in Shanghai on Shongzhen Road in 2005

wouldn't want to call that "nothing" tbh.

150cc Mancos (Carbide series) are...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
or worse that battery stuff required to run...

or worse that battery stuff required to run electric cars/karts ;)
electric is currently NOT more environmentally friendly
not with current electric energy storage technology.

Anyways nice...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By itsid
Yes rpm dependent.. I was expecting you to run...

Yes rpm dependent..
I was expecting you to run those at no more than maybe 4.5k,
since indeed there is no billet flywheel with coil magnets (for very good reason)

and that should give you...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By itsid
so if you add two single coils with a single wire...

so if you add two single coils with a single wire each,
you should NOT add them in series.. but in parallel
hence no need for a voltage regulator..
both need individual diodes (to reduce the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 103
Posted By itsid
Well usually a single diode is used since the...

Well usually a single diode is used since the coils are set up in series.
and only have a single wire anyways (being groundend by the engine itself and via their core.

IF by chance you got two...
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
hmm.. different subjective understanding of...

hmm.. different subjective understanding of "awesome" I guess ;)
That is a tiny bit small for a Dingo btw,
going by the size of the 5" Manco rims in comparision.
looks even smaller than an AmEx on...
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
I'd let it pass... if it's a stolen shopping...

I'd let it pass...
if it's a stolen shopping trolley you (unlikely will, but still) can get in trouble buying it.
And it's terribly tall and comparatively short which makes the profile look awkward...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By itsid
seat reminds me of the old Bugs... but I cannot...

seat reminds me of the old Bugs...
but I cannot veryfy it to be one I'm afraid.. maybe it's a Bug Flea (ca 1965)
(if that seat "armrests" are supported by frame rails..
maybe even an older Stinger...
Forum: More Builds 01-16-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By itsid
love it! a keel would've been nice I think...

love it!

a keel would've been nice I think (not only for the looks)
but for a 10yo's DIY boat that's a nice outcome indeed!

Well done..

You could still add a keel today (styrofoam stuffed...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By itsid
1303 that is, right? If so everything you...

1303 that is, right?

If so everything you need is on ebay (germany mostly I'm afraid)
searchterms (1303, Radlager, Radnabe)
means [model#, wheel bearing, wheel hub]

930 and Fuchs is IMHO...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-16-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By itsid
depending on the motor shaft, I think I'd suggest...

depending on the motor shaft, I think I'd suggest using 219 chain instead..

far smaller pitch, far more teeth per sprocket and almsot as strong as 428 chain..
BUT and that's the important bit:
a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By itsid
CRG: very well made italian race karts! 40mm...

CRG: very well made italian race karts!

40mm axle: medium stiffness setup for lightweight setups or heavy setups on wet track.

third bearing: easy to source righettiridolfi.com makes cassettes...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-15-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By itsid
Hi, yeah.. 5:1 might work well enough. I...

Hi, yeah..
5:1 might work well enough.

I think there are 7/8" to 1" shaft adapters (essentially a sleeve that goes over the shaft)

be aware that there's ONLY one step down clutch for 1" bore...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-15-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By itsid
Well two fuses one per controller. With a...

Well two fuses one per controller.
With a decently made controller the 30A should be okay for a kid's toy vehicle.
In case the controller isn't ramping on startup however a higher value and/or slow...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-15-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
You could try to improve the Ackermann angle .. ...

You could try to improve the Ackermann angle ..
it looks to be okay'sih at first glance, but it's hard to tell for sure..

Just get a string to the kingpin center (ideally at the height of the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-15-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,848
Posted By itsid
Again, I don't see anything you need to apologize...

Again, I don't see anything you need to apologize for as far as I'm concerned.
So surely accepted of course and thank you for accepting mine.

And with that let's get back to our regular scheduled...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-15-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,848
Posted By itsid
You have been very respectfull and reasonably...

You have been very respectfull and reasonably calm very true,
noone was implying otherwise I think.

And you are severely upset with me alright,
but you know, I'm in my head and my head alone,...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-14-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,848
Posted By itsid
jeez smerft, as I said... * your friend...

jeez smerft, as I said...


* your friend and myloram posting himself as his friend
(allegedly in his friends name and upon his friends request)

I heard hoofbeats and thought of a horse, not...
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