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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By Kartorbust
If it's not in the manual for the rod, then use...

If it's not in the manual for the rod, then use what the manufacturer recommends for the engine.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-18-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By Kartorbust
Hopefully you can pull that welded sprocket off...

Hopefully you can pull that welded sprocket off the engine and get a new one on there. I'd probably extend the whole swing arm for it.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-17-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By Kartorbust
Looks like they welded an extension on the engine...

Looks like they welded an extension on the engine sprocket, supported by what looks like a pillow block bearing to get it to the axle. At first I thought it was a jackshaft, guess not. Hopefully it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-17-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
I may have heard one of his songs in a movie, but...

I may have heard one of his songs in a movie, but I'm not sure. He's a bit before my time, still sucks when an artist dies.

Anywho, so I did a new Ram 1500 today, new body style for a pdi. Soon as...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-16-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Kartorbust
Before you build it you can get get a pretty good...

Before you build it you can get get a pretty good idea on how much it'll weigh. What kind of steel are you using for your frame, size and thickness, how many inches or feet will the total be? Then...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-16-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
Here's for the disconnect for the rotary gear...

Here's for the disconnect for the rotary gear select Ram 1500. Need something to carefully pop that cover off. Then just pull the lanyard. Similar procedure to unlock it. Pull the lanyard and take a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-14-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Kartorbust
That's more of a street rod than rat rod. Rat rod...

That's more of a street rod than rat rod. Rat rod means that parts are rusty and there's rarely ever any paint done. Price is a bit rich for my blood, but if I wanted to buy it, I'd offer $675 and go...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-13-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By Kartorbust
I would suggest you purchase the Chassis...

I would suggest you purchase the Chassis Engineering book by Herb Adams. Itll give you a better understanding of how to do your suspension.

For double wish bone (a-arm) suspension, you usually...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-13-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
Well spent most of my day driving between Lincoln...

Well spent most of my day driving between Lincoln and Omaha. Went up to one of our sister dealerships to see if a vehicle my wife wanted was up there. Well it was, after I was told they didn't have...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-12-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By Kartorbust
I wouldn't use more than one engine. Trying to...

I wouldn't use more than one engine. Trying to synchronize two engines on a gas pedal or handle will be a pain. I'd use a larger engine like say a Pedator 420, 40 series and I would go with a 10 on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
So that red handle does need to be pulled when...

So that red handle does need to be pulled when you release the pin to put it back into place for parking. Obviously when that mechanism is locked up, the vehicle will roll, if the parking brake is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
Just pull up on that red strap and that is the...

Just pull up on that red strap and that is the disconnect on the 300 and the Charger. On the Ram 1500, it's on the driver side near the parking brake pedal and that just pulls one side. To release...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-12-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
So the funny thing is that the dealership will...

So the funny thing is that the dealership will not tell you is, there is no warranty on any Hellcat or Demon powertrain at all. Yes it is built like that from the factory (Hellcat and Demon engines...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-10-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By Kartorbust
Ain't that the truth? Until you snap a Mac Tools...

Ain't that the truth? Until you snap a Mac Tools breaker bar socket head clean off...thankfully it wasn't mine, me that did it, and it had a lifetime warranty.
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-09-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By Kartorbust
Our air compressor got too hot today and stopped...

Our air compressor got too hot today and stopped working. So we couldn't lower vehicles, use our oil guns, air blow guns, impacts, etc. Fortunately, us technicians we all have battery impacts now...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 07-09-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 184
Posted By Kartorbust
Welcome to the addiction and asylum lol.

Welcome to the addiction and asylum lol.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-09-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 10,637
Posted By Kartorbust
Got some decent news today, since I'm the only...

Got some decent news today, since I'm the only one at the dealership doing new car inspections, I can now finally have over time again. Only reason that I can is, I have about 40+ cars to do and I'm...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-09-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By Kartorbust
I've been using my Porter Cable 1/2" impact for...

I've been using my Porter Cable 1/2" impact for several months. I do not use torque sticks ever. I run the lug nuts or lug studs down, hit them a second time, then torque to spec. Torque sticks are...
Forum: All Other Parts 07-08-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
Posted By Kartorbust
I'd look at a Comet 780, it'll be quite...

I'd look at a Comet 780, it'll be quite expensive, but it'll handle the power well. That Vtwin also has some modification support within the race mower community. So billet rods, flywheel (with...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-08-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 278
Posted By Kartorbust
I have before and we just used a full size truck...

I have before and we just used a full size truck and old fashion muscle if we needed to move it further over. We did try using a lawn tractor to move a boat trailer, however, we did not take into...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-08-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,059
Posted By Kartorbust
What's the model number of that engine (too lazy...

What's the model number of that engine (too lazy to look for it right now)?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-08-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 756
Posted By Kartorbust
It's nice to see when the kids actually want to...

It's nice to see when the kids actually want to get their hands dirty and become grade monkeys.
Forum: More Builds 07-07-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By Kartorbust
http://www.tractordata.com/lawn-tractors/003/0/2/3...

http://www.tractordata.com/lawn-tractors/003/0/2/3022-white-lt-13.html

Just incase anyone cares.
Forum: More Builds 07-07-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By Kartorbust
White was a spinoff from White Motor Company. I...

White was a spinoff from White Motor Company. I believe when White was acquired by AGCO, the lawn division of White was aquired by MTD, so it's going to share a lot of looks from other MTD products...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-07-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,927
Posted By Kartorbust
Well you should have that one engine torn down...

Well you should have that one engine torn down and fixed in no time, or at least replaced.
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