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Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 29,434
Posted By Texan
That's funny Landuse. I know it normal in some...

That's funny Landuse. I know it normal in some parts of the world, but its still crazy that monkeys are just roaming around outside your house.

I've been reading that with all the reduced human...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-24-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 495
Posted By Texan
I was always skeptical about Slime, but it proved...

I was always skeptical about Slime, but it proved me wrong. It made my riding mower OEM tires last 10 years. Living on land with a lot of Mesquite trees, which produce big thorns, it was inevitable...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-22-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By Texan
Briggs 1980 Hybrid Car Video

Popped in my random Youtube feed.

Very interesting information on car itself but also the current state and future of Briggs' engines.

Long watch but surely many of us are or will being have...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-20-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Texan
Here is another Bird, not a Star, but still a...

Here is another Bird, not a Star, but still a Bird :thumbsup:

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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-20-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 161
Posted By Texan
JT, the more you look, the more you will find. I...

JT, the more you look, the more you will find. I don't think they are as rare or valuable as you make them out to be. I've seen quite a few for sale locally. Here are a couple I screenshot. Don't...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By Texan
Same thing happened to me on a Spiderbox I worked...

Same thing happened to me on a Spiderbox I worked on. I went thru all the electronics and even replaced the starter and still nothing.

The fix was taking off the blower fan cover and manually...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-28-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By Texan
If you use Loctite, you need to lower the...

If you use Loctite, you need to lower the required amount of torque applied to fasteners.
Forum: Electric Projects 02-28-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 656
Posted By Texan
You know what they say "No good deed goes...

You know what they say "No good deed goes unpunished"

Hopefully you keep posting, as you provide very good content :cheers2:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-27-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By Texan
Can you post some pictures of this bike? You...

Can you post some pictures of this bike? You mentioned in your first post about a brand new gas tank, I assume you meant you are not using the stock tank but rather a remote mounted tank. Does this...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-26-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 646
Posted By Texan
Nope, it was the insulator :roflol: ...

Nope, it was the insulator :roflol:



What kind of clutch you using? Gearing?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-26-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By Texan
Yeah, they can't be put upside down, but some...

Yeah, they can't be put upside down, but some Carb Slides can still be oriented 180 degrees off. I know some do have built in stops that don't allow that to happen, but some don't.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-25-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By Texan
Check to see if you didn't install the carb slide...

Check to see if you didn't install the carb slide wrong.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-19-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Texan
Try a Tecumseh flathead Intake Manifold. They...

Try a Tecumseh flathead Intake Manifold. They will bolt right in, and there are several configurations/versions.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-15-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Texan
A small hole on the Cam cover would not cause...

A small hole on the Cam cover would not cause erratic behavior.

These engines have an oil pump, so if it was really dirty as you say, the pump may be clogged and causing your valves to overheat...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-13-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By Texan
It's not a roll cage, its more like a brush...

It's not a roll cage, its more like a brush guard. So if you flip, the "roll cage" is going to crumble.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-13-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By Texan
That is for a remote Choke. You would hook up a...

That is for a remote Choke. You would hook up a cable to it and it would be controlled by a mechanism (lever/thumb throttle) on the handlebars.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-03-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 635
Posted By Texan
In the 3rd pic, your Throttle appears it is not...

In the 3rd pic, your Throttle appears it is not closed all the way. You may need to adjust the Throttle Cable.

If it only starts with Starting Fluid, your Electric Choke may not be working, or...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-27-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Texan
You don't HAVE to, you are choosing to. I'm sure...

You don't HAVE to, you are choosing to. I'm sure you can figure out how to gain the whole extra 1/2" a Master Link will add.

"I think it's the imperfect chain alignment" ....hmmm, I'd start there...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 12-27-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Texan
Welcome! How is that engine making your life...

Welcome! How is that engine making your life miserable?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-27-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By Texan
Why do you want to continue using a Half Link? ...

Why do you want to continue using a Half Link? Those are usually a last resort kinda thing. Will a full Master Link not work, as in you have no more Engine adjustment left?

If that's the case,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-13-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Texan
Here is a couple of snakes I've come across in...

Here is a couple of snakes I've come across in the yard...

Coachwhip, must've been at least 6 feet long :smiley_omg: That one was the biggest I've seen. These suckers are fast too, good thing...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-12-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,297
Posted By Texan
Well since he is in Ohio, it would match the...

Well since he is in Ohio, it would match the Bengals color scheme, which I always thought was one of the cooler looking team colors in the NFL.

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Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-12-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 795
Posted By Texan
Yup, it does look like junk, you will be spending...

Yup, it does look like junk, you will be spending more than $300 to get this back to complete. Also, you are 1,000 posts in and still can't get a picture correctly oriented?? :roflol:
Forum: All Other Parts 12-12-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Texan
Just google Go Kart Bearings, and you will have a...

Just google Go Kart Bearings, and you will have a ton of choices. Just be aware, the bearings are not specifically made for Go Karts, as they are used in many other applications, so you can get them...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 12-04-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Texan
Howdy there partner :2guns: I live just outside...

Howdy there partner :2guns: I live just outside San Antonio myself, but work there 5 days a week.

There is a good handful of active members from Texas and the owner of this site is from Austin I...
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