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Forum: Did not Finish Logs 06-29-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,879
Posted By JMINDY
Would the 2" Manco Spindle Springs be long...

Would the 2" Manco Spindle Springs be long enough? They are fairly stiff...
http://www.gokartsupply.com/spindles.htm

I'd bolt a Chevy axle cone-shape bump stop off of the angle iron, pointing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-27-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By JMINDY
The disc is steel and I wire brushed it with a...

The disc is steel and I wire brushed it with a grinder to clean it up. It wasn't pitted but did have a slight groove/step from wear. I briefly cleaned the new pads with a flap sanding disc before...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-27-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By JMINDY
Pics of Hydraulic Brake setups

Hello Everyone, it's been awhile since I've posted on this site... my Manco American Express kart project has been sitting in the corner of the shop, been busy with house remodel and car projects.
...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 04-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,651
Posted By JMINDY
I got a new 3-n-1 welder just before Christmas. ...

I got a new 3-n-1 welder just before Christmas. I work for NAPA’s headquarters and I was setting up a photo shoot for the new Tools & Equipment catalog cover. Manufactures sent in products to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-22-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,484
Posted By JMINDY
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 03-10-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By JMINDY
Welcome! Lots of people here to help ya. I...

Welcome! Lots of people here to help ya. I don't own a Yerf Dog, but would suggest some info to help us get started with getting you some info/help. Post up some pics with the info will help also,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-10-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 22,659
Posted By JMINDY
That was the first thing that caught my eye when...

That was the first thing that caught my eye when Poboy question the authenticity of the photo... but then again... he is running the engine with an open exhaust port - no muffler, nor exhaust pipe. ...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-04-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,045
Posted By JMINDY
I've looked at a few aluminum tanks for my street...

I've looked at a few aluminum tanks for my street rod. Most of the tanks I've seen for sale are made out of 5052 H32, which is marine grade and the least corrosion sensitive. Thickness ranges per...
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 03-04-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,592
Posted By JMINDY
Good luck with that! Monticello is my hometown,...

Good luck with that! Monticello is my hometown, in fact, Indiana Beach was one of my first part time jobs. That amusement park has gone down hill since the original owner sold it off some twenty+...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-22-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,108
Posted By JMINDY
Let's see if I understand you correctly (and I'm...

Let's see if I understand you correctly (and I'm no expert in gear ratio, so someone can help here if I'm wrong)...

Your #10 sprocket is a 40,41, or 420 chain. Your #28 axle sprocket runs a 35...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-18-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 22,659
Posted By JMINDY
I bet you say this often... So, you're...

I bet you say this often...

So, you're making an off-road, mud'n kart... with a single wheel drive?

:idea2: Make sure you're wearing your Muck boots before you drive into the mud pit. ...
Forum: For Sale or Trade 02-11-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,161
Posted By JMINDY
How do you expect a video of them running if...

How do you expect a video of them running if their missing parts?

For $85 + shipping, you could get two of these Carb-Recoil-Ignition kits......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-10-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,500
Posted By JMINDY
Like you, I've read difference variances of...

Like you, I've read difference variances of procedures to do break in...

I broke in an new rebuilt 283 two weeks ago on an easy run stand. Father purchased a 1959 vette project that came with a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-09-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,147
Posted By JMINDY
But then you would need SIX jackshafts... ...

But then you would need SIX jackshafts...

http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/picture.php?albumid=724&pictureid=6595
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,293
Posted By JMINDY
F.E.D. kart

I was looking at some pics of an car show event coverage on another form, when I found this kart of a vintage front engine dragster......
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 12-04-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,547
Posted By JMINDY
Christmas came early for me this year as I got a...

Christmas came early for me this year as I got a great deal on a Firepower MST 220i Stick, MIG, & TIG welder!

I have a Clark MIG welder that gets the job done, but I've always wanted to learn to...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-30-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,135
Posted By JMINDY
I helped my father used 3M windshield urethane to...

I helped my father used 3M windshield urethane to glue flat glass in a 32 Ford windshield... sits in about a 3/8˝ deep & 1-1/2˝ wide channel. Clean up what squeezes out, and run a flat piece of...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-02-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,773
Posted By JMINDY
That's pretty much the plan.... Driver's side...

That's pretty much the plan.... Driver's side panel up to the roll bar/seat flap height... Passenger side runs from an angle from back panel to front fender. Going to play some more with the bead...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-02-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,773
Posted By JMINDY
Cleaned out the garage this weekend and mocked up...

Cleaned out the garage this weekend and mocked up the kart with some of it's parts. Still have the two side panels to create, make new steering and brakes, finish some of the other panels, make some...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-16-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,773
Posted By JMINDY
Well, Iím officially waving the white...

Well, Iím officially waving the white flag!:surrender:

Had to deal with some family issues these last few monthsÖand quite frankly Iím a little burn out on this project, just donít have the drive...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By JMINDY
Have you checked the oil level after it's...

Have you checked the oil level after it's settled? I over filled my kart once... started up fine, but once we got moving, smoke poured out! Guessing it was blowing by the rings...
Anyways, drain a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,739
Posted By JMINDY
Nice! Is your center opening on you rims over...

Nice! Is your center opening on you rims over 3.5˝? If not you could probably trim them to fit.

Is your axle 1˝? I had a 1˝ step down to 3/4˝, though that hub may still have worked...
It was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,739
Posted By JMINDY
I went through this a few months ago. You...

I went through this a few months ago. You probably won't find hubs that will fit your kart in a metric pattern... most hubs in metric were 3 bolt pattern, not 4.

I found the tires I wanted to use...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,739
Posted By JMINDY
At the bottom of this web page is how to measure...

At the bottom of this web page is how to measure the bolt pattern...
http://www.pureoffroad.com/atv_wheel_offset_guide.htm

Most of the ATV rims are measured in millimeters... 4/110...115......
Forum: More Builds 10-04-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By JMINDY
How are you going to connect the steering shaft...

How are you going to connect the steering shaft if the front of the pinion gear is pointing to the front of the car???
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