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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By BigWes
Nice...I would suggest getting the chain cover...

Nice...I would suggest getting the chain cover too in the process...keep the fan from gettin little fingers cut off
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By BigWes
I don't know...I spent a year and a half out...

I don't know...I spent a year and a half out there stationed at Altus...

Yet another place(dump) in Oklahoma and I couldn't get out of there fast enough!!!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 189
Posted By BigWes
Dude, that kart is a beauty! I'd love to drive...

Dude, that kart is a beauty! I'd love to drive it! And I know I can't fit on it! But I'd still hurt myself trying! Awesome find sir!
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By BigWes
What the.... I ain't never seen nothing like...

What the.... I ain't never seen nothing like that...

And why does it have that blower motor fan on that centrifugal clutch? I can only guess the clutch was overheating and glowing red because it...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By BigWes
Exactly what Nate said... This is a...

Exactly what Nate said...

This is a preventative measure done by the manufacturer to prevent the piston from contacting any part of the cylinder head due to tolerance issues or alignment issues in...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By BigWes
My suggestion on your rounded bolt head, patience...

My suggestion on your rounded bolt head, patience first, a well made six point socket next.

I'm trying to think, my wife is listening to awful pop music it makes my head hurt, I just recently took...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By BigWes
More power? NO...it equals jack$h!t and bent...

More power? NO...it equals jack$h!t and bent valves and busted pistons if you don't know what you're doing...he ain't working on no flathead.

It only makes more power if it's setup right.

I...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 12:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 205
Posted By BigWes
Should be ported, not reeds. I would put a brand...

Should be ported, not reeds. I would put a brand new plug in it first just to rule it out.

If it won't run after that look on eBay and buy one of the cheap replacement carb kits for it. Should be...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-14-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 284
Posted By BigWes
If I wasn't at work I'd crack open a beer or few...

If I wasn't at work I'd crack open a beer or few and read through this thread again and enjoy it properly buzzed! But I'm at work...so I can't! I won't even make any grouchy comments!

All I will...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-14-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 295
Posted By BigWes
Never box yourself in little brother...and as...

Never box yourself in little brother...and as always think outside that box...come up with ideas and ask others what they think about it...


that is nothing new...typically a person would take a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-13-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 295
Posted By BigWes
No, more like it was run until the bearings wore...

No, more like it was run until the bearings wore out on the inside and somebody kept running it and it cut the crap out of the shaft. Then someone else came along later and replaced the bearing and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-12-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By BigWes
Predators and starter kickback...once you start...

Predators and starter kickback...once you start tinkering with the engine get used to it. I wear gloves and notice it the most on my hemi. Especially if the fuel mix is off. Usually happens if it's...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-12-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 74
Posted By BigWes
I'd be willing to bet the OEM carb is more than...

I'd be willing to bet the OEM carb is more than capable of doing what you want. I would at least try it first...I have an idea for your clutch mechanism...you need a slip joint to link your power...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-12-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 74
Posted By BigWes
Dude, whatcha tryna build eh? I'm gonna...

Dude, whatcha tryna build eh?

I'm gonna watch and see if anyone chimes in with prior experience in tinkering with a 670...

But...my experience in general...

#1: I don't think these things...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 259
Posted By BigWes
Take him a six pack of beer....oh wait......

Take him a six pack of beer....oh wait... nevermind...lol :P
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-12-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 259
Posted By BigWes
...I told you some of those old parts are hard to...

...I told you some of those old parts are hard to get...but y'all wanna argue forever... there's probably some old mower shop boarded up somewhere with a ton of those things in a crusty old box...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-10-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 259
Posted By BigWes
Yes, it is...

Yes, it is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-10-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 259
Posted By BigWes
15 bucks for a screwdriver? You can get an orange...

15 bucks for a screwdriver? You can get an orange 4 way from AutoZone for 5 bucks, I wonder if it would fit in the jet. Anyway, your dime. I don't know what the dimensions are so I can't make the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-10-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 259
Posted By BigWes
You guys need to stop using woodworking...

You guys need to stop using woodworking screwdrivers on your stuff and start using the proper hollow ground screwdrivers for detailed machine work like this. Many of the 4 way screwdrivers have...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-09-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By BigWes
If you want it secure you need to the use the...

If you want it secure you need to the use the proper shims behind the clutch. Use machine shims from tractor supply or some place like that. Use the right stack up for the proper alignment then put a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-09-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 82
Posted By BigWes
What size engine is it?

What size engine is it?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-09-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
Otherwise, she really doesn't know so she is...

Otherwise, she really doesn't know so she is passing the buck! Sends data from computer terminal... typical...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-09-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 259
Posted By BigWes
That thing in your first picture is a pourous...

That thing in your first picture is a pourous vent filter. It allows air and liquid to pass but no solids. It is working properly. Seems like you have already identified your issue. Hurry up and get...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-07-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
Yep, what Hellion said above. Assembly lube if...

Yep, what Hellion said above. Assembly lube if possible especially on a tight overhaul or rebuild. I just used some heavy 50 weight racing oil on that engine I just went through but it was a clean up...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-06-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
We'll call this one Foreign Object Debris since...

We'll call this one Foreign Object Debris since it has yet to be determined if it has caused Damage. If Damages occur then the aftermath would be FOD damage. Or Foreign Object Damage. So there you...
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