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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-12-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,414
Posted By Fast Eddie
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170212/b868932e...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170212/b868932e1e359fb1602a908a5a058b95.jpg

Love my AmEx. Hydraulic brakes are the way to go. If you cut and move the motor plate back a Predator will fit.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-30-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,849
Posted By Fast Eddie
Sweet AmEx... FYI-If you're planning to run...

Sweet AmEx...

FYI-If you're planning to run the stock fuel tank on top of the motor you need to cut the mount plate off and scoot it back a couple of inches so it'll clear the seat back.
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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-28-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 76,357
Posted By Fast Eddie
AmEx Black

80's Manco American Express originally with 5hp Briggs, centrifugal clutch, and mechanical band brake. Now sportin' a Predator 212, Comet TAV, and hydraulic disc brake plus other upgrades.

BEFORE...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-25-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,625
Posted By Fast Eddie
Driven, not driver Sent from my iPhone...

Driven, not driver


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-25-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,625
Posted By Fast Eddie
gtc torque converter problems

Make sure you have the correct width belt. If your belt is too wide it will lock up as well. Also make sure the shaft bushing between the two halves of your driven clutch is in place. If that is...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 41,146
Posted By Fast Eddie
A little shakedown run video. I need to get a...

A little shakedown run video. I need to get a little more top-end. Going to switch to a bigger jackshaft sprocket.

http://youtu.be/sVQXZQBNEsE
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-23-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 41,146
Posted By Fast Eddie
Thanks folks. The graphic is a cut-vinyl design...

Thanks folks. The graphic is a cut-vinyl design I did to roughly match the original American Express font. A past customer of my mine does sign work out of his garage. He produced that in 30...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-21-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 41,146
Posted By Fast Eddie
AmEx Black V2.0!! I'll post up lotsa detailed...

AmEx Black V2.0!! I'll post up lotsa detailed pics but I gotta get ready for Boonieball Run. Here's a few glamour shots...
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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-20-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 41,146
Posted By Fast Eddie
Got her to roller status last night.

Got her to roller status last night.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-19-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 41,146
Posted By Fast Eddie
Big update coming. In the middle of a 14-day...

Big update coming. In the middle of a 14-day blitz build on the AmEx. I have our club's annual ride this weekend. Teardown, sandblasting, framework, new brakes, rebuilt TAV, new wheels, tires,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-04-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,256
Posted By Fast Eddie
I don't care what color it is, it looks...

I don't care what color it is, it looks fantastic. Great job bro!!!!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-04-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Fast Eddie
Nice score for $150. Make sure to look for crash...

Nice score for $150. Make sure to look for crash damage on the front axle. There's a couple on craigslist right now for around five bills.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 02-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 133,071
Posted By Fast Eddie
Welcome aboard K... Hows the mount plate...

Welcome aboard K...

Hows the mount plate coming Fab??
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-01-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,256
Posted By Fast Eddie
Lookin good Krate!

Lookin good Krate!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 02-01-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 133,071
Posted By Fast Eddie
How about before you repaint it you weld a...

How about before you repaint it you weld a vertical plate along the back of the mount plate then drill/tap a couple of bolts to push on the base plate of the engine-keeping the chain tight.


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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-31-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 133,071
Posted By Fast Eddie
Sup Fab...Motor moving side to side? If so, you...

Sup Fab...Motor moving side to side? If so, you may have to use bigger (thicker) motor mount bolts and maybe bore out the holes in the engine block a little. Locks nuts are a must.

What is it 90...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,759
Posted By Fast Eddie
Agreed...enough spark to poke ya but no visible...

Agreed...enough spark to poke ya but no visible arc=too much gap @ coil. Talkes two seconds to take off the shroud. Save the gas $$ to HF.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-11-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 133,071
Posted By Fast Eddie
Have you had a chance to wring it out yet?

Have you had a chance to wring it out yet?
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-11-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 133,071
Posted By Fast Eddie
Dude, that is awesome!! Cinematic brilliance! I...

Dude, that is awesome!! Cinematic brilliance! I laughed, I cried...two big :thumbsup:

And thanks for the shout-out!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-27-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,670
Posted By Fast Eddie
Here's a couple of NOS Funderbird (buggy style)...

Here's a couple of NOS Funderbird (buggy style) bodies for sale on CL. $225 ea.

http://lacrosse.craigslist.org/rvs/4049838806.html
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 09-24-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,669
Posted By Fast Eddie
Dude, I didn't do anything. You took a design...

Dude, I didn't do anything. You took a design with no prints or technical support and created (from scratch) one kick-a$$ kart. My hats-off to you! I'm just glad we're making the Am(Aus)Ex a...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 09-24-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,669
Posted By Fast Eddie
Congrats Fab!! Good job. Now pack that thing...

Congrats Fab!! Good job. Now pack that thing up, go out to a big ol' parking lot, and run the snot out of it!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-20-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,668
Posted By Fast Eddie
Nice fab work. Question...how did you bend that...

Nice fab work. Question...how did you bend that lower frame hoop around the back tire? Didn't think HF benders could bend that tight of a radius. Mine just kinks the pipe.
Forum: More Builds 09-19-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,758
Posted By Fast Eddie
I don't know if you could handle the Emmett...

I don't know if you could handle the Emmett Outlaws. We build some crazy s&!t and we're a bit "rowdy". But that's what you get dealing with a bunch of guys from Detroit.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,735
Posted By Fast Eddie
Start with this American Express (CL Flint-asking...

Start with this American Express (CL Flint-asking $500 but prob $2-300 could grab it)

http://images.craigslist.org/00I0I_8HKDuYUTrDz_600x450.jpg

Strip off the cage and other assorted junk,...
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