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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Today, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,385
Posted By Kartorbust
Sounds like a strong runner. I wonder what it was...

Sounds like a strong runner. I wonder what it was off of originally? Should do a lot better than the original engine that was on the Tri-Sport.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 51
Posted By Kartorbust
Basically, running anything modified comes with...

Basically, running anything modified comes with the asterisks of may not run a long time reliably. This is why I suggested a motorcycle engine. Bit more power than an industrial engine and you can go...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 07:09 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 22,830
Posted By Kartorbust
If I lived closer, I would've helped dig for you....

If I lived closer, I would've helped dig for you. It was one of my many pastimes as a kid to dig holes in the backyard. In an afternoon, I'd have a hole about a meter or so across and a meter deep or...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 22,830
Posted By Kartorbust
If these sequel movies had a coherent story to...

If these sequel movies had a coherent story to tell, these could have been great. Rian Johnson should have talked to Abrams about how VIII should go, so then IX would not have been the mess it was...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area Yesterday, 07:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,907
Posted By Kartorbust
Congrats on winning this year! First year on and...

Congrats on winning this year! First year on and you won.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 878
Posted By Kartorbust
At least now that its separate from the USAF, it...

At least now that its separate from the USAF, it should have more autonomy to do what it needs to. People may give their camo crap, but I think it looks good.
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 22,830
Posted By Kartorbust
4, 5, 6 were the best, 1, 2, 3 were good. 7, 8, 9...

4, 5, 6 were the best, 1, 2, 3 were good. 7, 8, 9 are junk. Rogue One was good, tagline for it should've been Crew Expendable. Solo was terrible. 8 was intentionally made to be terrible because Rian...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 112
Posted By Kartorbust
The firewall might help some to keep flying parts...

The firewall might help some to keep flying parts from going far, but yeah, it's a good idea to get a billet flywheel to prevent potential injuries from magnets coming off from a flywheel and the...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Kartorbust
Hopefully the link I pm'd you was the right thing...

Hopefully the link I pm'd you was the right thing you were looking for. https://www.pprkartsupply.com/collec...nt-8-15-degree just incase anyone else is looking for something similar.
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area Yesterday, 02:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,907
Posted By Kartorbust
Lot of good builds this year, though it's TRUE...

Lot of good builds this year, though it's TRUE for every year. Shows that there's a lot of talent in fabrication, even while on a tight budget. Shows how hard work and determination can pay out in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 51
Posted By Kartorbust
From what I've heard with Chinese e Hines like...

From what I've heard with Chinese e Hines like that, is that they seem to be quite underpowered for the task at hand. What kind of riding? Assuming ATV trails and what not. So you're going to want...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 139
Posted By Kartorbust
I'm more a fan of hydrogen fuel cells myself as a...

I'm more a fan of hydrogen fuel cells myself as a huge option for the future, Elon Musk is wrong in that regard.

Anyway, I cannot wait to see what this project will do once its completed. 12km/h...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 01:54 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 22,830
Posted By Kartorbust
So my wife took me to see the newest Star Wars...

So my wife took me to see the newest Star Wars movie last night. It was okay, not great by any means necessary, but was satisfied with it. I'd say it's below average to average overall. You could...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-17-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Kartorbust
Starting to look like that the 1303 hub and wheel...

Starting to look like that the 1303 hub and wheel bearing set are a rare item on ebay. There are type 1 to Porsche 930 (911) stub axles on Amazon and elsewhere. Looks like that might be my best...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 01-17-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By Kartorbust
The caveat with leasing gas bottles, you cannot...

The caveat with leasing gas bottles, you cannot move out of state with them. Of you buy the bottle out right, it's yours to keep. Also with leasing, you can only exchange it through the place that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Kartorbust
Seeing a lot for newer Audi and Golf GTI parts....

Seeing a lot for newer Audi and Golf GTI parts. I'll keep searching though. Its frustrating, with how popular it has been to convert a VW Beetle of this generation to a Baja Bug or even build a buggy...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Kartorbust
I'll keep searching. Maybe I'll come across a...

I'll keep searching. Maybe I'll come across a forum that is dedicated to Trophy karts.

So according to Jody (ProtoDie) the chain can handle some articulation, but it will shorten the chain and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Kartorbust
Unfortunately you can't have what is poorly...

Unfortunately you can't have what is poorly called semi-independent suspension. You can't get that movement. You would have to make the sprocket on the live axle on like a pivot of some type that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Kartorbust
The pivot point of the swing arm and the sprocket...

The pivot point of the swing arm and the sprocket off the engine need to be in line with each other, same axis to prevent tension issues. So middle of the sprocket needs to line up with the middle of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Kartorbust
VW type 1 Stub axles

So I'm trying to weigh the costs of buying 2 stub axles for my project or getting a set machined. What I have mainly found are just the out stub axles that fit the 1971-1980 VW Super Beetle (I have...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Kartorbust
https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ACYBGNTD5tv4ka...

https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ACYBGNTD5tv4ka2vJYt-ZIKjbo6uzl4hZA%3A1579199279392&source=hp&ei=L6sgXsyQFYr2swWos5-wCQ&q=briggs+and+stratton+intek+900+series+manual&oq=bri&gs_l=mobile-gws-wiz-hp.1...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-15-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By Kartorbust
https://www.briggsandstratton.com/na/en_us/support...

https://www.briggsandstratton.com/na/en_us/support/manuals.html this should get you a manual for it.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-15-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By Kartorbust
It looks like it's a race kart. You should be...

It looks like it's a race kart. You should be able to get away with a 12 to 60 5:1 ratio and be just fine. If you really needed a 7/8" clutch, Max-Torque might be able to hook you up with one, you'd...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By Kartorbust
To answer the question on the trophy kart and how...

To answer the question on the trophy kart and how the chain stays in place. The pivot of the swing arm is the same, or close to being the same as the chain. Usually its put in the same plane right...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-13-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,907
Posted By Kartorbust
I could have sworn I saw the rules posted for...

I could have sworn I saw the rules posted for voting in these at one point in time, maybe not. It does make sense about who can vote and what not. Guess we'll know for this next build off. It was...
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