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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-17-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By Karttekk
They do have that "Chinese buggy" look with the...

They do have that "Chinese buggy" look with the bloated, tractor style tires as opposed to a real go kart. One huge plus is support and availability of parts. They're as close as you're gonna get as...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-17-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 660
Posted By Karttekk
Why didn't you ask the vendor what those parts...

Why didn't you ask the vendor what those parts were? For some reason you don't seem to want to follow anything in the service manual. Most of the questions you have are answered right there. The only...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-15-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 180
Posted By Karttekk
Wonder if you could somehow use Snapper mower...

Wonder if you could somehow use Snapper mower disc drive parts?

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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 273
Posted By Karttekk
American Landmaster offers the Marauder Fun Kart...

American Landmaster offers the Marauder Fun Kart and the Black Widow Fun Kart. They've discontinued their Carbide buggy and are now focusing on UTV's. Dunham Sports was carrying both at one time.
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 660
Posted By Karttekk
The experience and know-how you're getting is...

The experience and know-how you're getting is well worth it. That $500.00 will be long gone while what you'll learn will stick with you forever as will any tools you'll buy. Just imagine how you'll...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Karttekk
Here's one for sale on Offer Up. ...

Here's one for sale on Offer Up.

https://offerup.com/item/detail/612998303/
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 660
Posted By Karttekk
The camshaft does turn once to the crankshaft...

The camshaft does turn once to the crankshaft twice but if you're wondering how to set valve clearance, once the cooling fan is attached to the flywheel turn it clockwise until the hole on the the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-11-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
Do a wet/dry compression test, see if there's...

Do a wet/dry compression test, see if there's much difference between the two. Clean air and fuel filters, correct valve adjustment, see if the flywheel key has twisted and thrown the timing off,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 660
Posted By Karttekk
I realize there's no coolant, just explaining...

I realize there's no coolant, just explaining what different exhaust colors represent.

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If you're talking...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-09-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 660
Posted By Karttekk
Most carburetors function from vacuum. It pulls...

Most carburetors function from vacuum. It pulls fuel into the carb where it's mixed with air and turned into a vapor which ignites in the combustion chamber. Raw fuel doesn't burn, vapors do. I agree...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-08-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Karttekk
Does this help? ...

Does this help?

https://www.familygokarts.com/pdf/manuals/taotao/atk-125a-wiring-diagram.pdf
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-07-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By Karttekk
Talk to someone here. ...

Talk to someone here.

http://www.taotao.us/index.cfm/eagle-atv-parts/
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
"I have ordered the variator tool to help keep...

"I have ordered the variator tool to help keep the sucker from
Falling apart when removing the nut."

I use a 3/8" battery powered impact wrench for pretty much everything on these machines. It...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
I think the "buggy" style machines are gaining...

I think the "buggy" style machines are gaining popularity, maybe that's why more questions relating to them are popping up. They're relatively "soft" compared to an actual go kart with their...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
Here are some worn rollers from the Carbide I...

Here are some worn rollers from the Carbide I picked up recently. The flat areas are obvious, some more than others. There shouldn't be any wear on them. Slight wear may not be an issue but ideally...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Karttekk
You could have a sticking starter relay keeping...

You could have a sticking starter relay keeping the starter turning. Not certain but those buttons could be part of a kill switch possibly. This is the problem when buying older, out of production...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
If your rollers are "flat spotted" at all they...

If your rollers are "flat spotted" at all they need replaced.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
I think he's getting as much out of it as it can...

I think he's getting as much out of it as it can provide too, just throwing ideas out there to consider. Variator roller and clutch spring changes alter when the clutch applies and affect sheave...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By Karttekk
This is a good buggy site to check out. A buggy...

This is a good buggy site to check out. A buggy is more of an off-road/trails machine where clearance is important to avoid ruts, stumps, debris. Go karts are better suited for enclosed tracks,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
Something else I didn't think to consider is the...

Something else I didn't think to consider is the possibility the previous owner may have installed a speed reduction kit which limits engine RPM's. They're designed to keep inexperienced or younger...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
A GY6 engine is a GY6 engine no matter what it's...

A GY6 engine is a GY6 engine no matter what it's installed in. Here's a trouble shooting guide for a GY6 in a scooter but the same principals apply. It doesn't appear too many people on this forum...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-02-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 289
Posted By Karttekk
Just go to American Landmaster's site, they have...

Just go to American Landmaster's site, they have factory manuals/trouble shooting guides for a bunch of machines.

https://americanlandmaster.com/
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-01-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Karttekk
Personally I think the Manco or ASW Hornet is the...

Personally I think the Manco or ASW Hornet is the better option. American Landmaster, who took over Manco and American Sportworks, is still in business so parts and support are readily available....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-31-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By Karttekk
Read up on the factory manual. Wiring diagrams...

Read up on the factory manual. Wiring diagrams are in there, pretty much everything. If you're going to upgrade anything make sure it's compatible.
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-31-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By Karttekk
Brake drag? Clogged air or fuel filter? Wheel...

Brake drag? Clogged air or fuel filter? Wheel bearing tight? If both clutches and sprockets are identical I'd look at other obvious reasons. Flip flop the clutches and see if the problem follows the...
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