Go Back   DIY Go Kart Forum > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: jman231994
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-19-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
I'd kill for a nice cool day like that haha ...

I'd kill for a nice cool day like that haha

Sounds great, I'd have to buy another ody frame to get a spare over here lol, it's a shame they never got as common as in the US.....

Dooo it....come...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-13-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
Haha at this rate your my best chance snowstorm...

Haha at this rate your my best chance snowstorm or not lol.
Regardless I'm not in a rush, lots of other things I can be working on before I get to the roll cage anyway...but if you aren't snowed in...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-12-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
Cheers, I'll give that a go. I think I...

Cheers, I'll give that a go.

I think I might have the gearing sorted now anyway. I'm thinking I'll machine back a locating collar on the axle and just put a normal sprocket/brake setup on to save...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-12-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
Do we have an ody expert around still(Bighead)?...

Do we have an ody expert around still(Bighead)? Or even someone with a stock one?

I need to replace the pipe uprights that the main roll hoop sleeves into, I've never had them so I'm chasing some...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-03-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
I actually did my honours project on undertray...

I actually did my honours project on undertray and diffuser design for my uni's SAE team, I didn't do too many mathematical fluid calcs but I'm sure I can be useful lol. My work was predominantly in...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-03-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
A few weeks ago I finally got a motor, a crf230...

A few weeks ago I finally got a motor, a crf230 motor from a friends bike that was fire damaged. I've since replaced a lot of the wiring but physically the motor seems fine, so that's the go.
Sadly...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-03-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By jman231994
I'm back and I have an FL250(kinda)!

So thanks to Uni I haven't logged on in 2.5 years it seems, whoops. Anyway, I'm now back and very close to having a mechanical engineering degree at last so I finally have time to waste on buggies...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,509
Posted By jman231994
Yea that's not too bad, it'll drive me crazy if...

Yea that's not too bad, it'll drive me crazy if it goes on much longer than this. A friend of mine less than 5 mins down the road never even lost power, so hopefully it's nothing major stopping ours...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-21-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,509
Posted By jman231994
Dragging me out of the woodwork Fabroman haha....

Dragging me out of the woodwork Fabroman haha. Haven't had power since lunch time yesterday and no word on when it's gonna be back....slowly trying to eat all the stuff in the fridge haha

Was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By jman231994
Thanks fabroman I'll try and find some wider ones...

Thanks fabroman I'll try and find some wider ones then


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By jman231994
Thanks for the help. It will see a little bit of...

Thanks for the help. It will see a little bit of mud but not that often so might just go with the kart bearings.

I'll look into how much trailer bearings will cost, either way they have to be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By jman231994
Need help choosing wheel bearings

My buggys similar to an edge taipan


As a guess how often might you expect them to need replacing?

Trailer bearings are tapered yes?


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By jman231994
Need help choosing wheel bearings

Cool thanks. Sounds like I'll go the 35/17's then since they're pretty cheap for good quality ones and easy to get.

So at what point would tapered bearings become a necessity?





And yea I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By jman231994
Need help choosing wheel bearings

Yea I can get 5/8" stock and I have access to a lathe at uni.

1-3/8" is about 35mm yea? And I can get them with 17mm id, surely that would be better than 5/8"?

And terrain will mainly be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By jman231994
Need help choosing wheel bearings

Hi guys, I'm back again. I'm at the point in my buggy build where I need to design the front wheel hubs and I have no idea what sort of wheel bearings I should be designing them for. I've read that...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-16-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,762
Posted By jman231994
So now I'm back at this again, of course not...

So now I'm back at this again, of course not everything went to plan. I'm still lacking some major parts but I'm still chipping away at it regardless.

I got lucky on eBay and won a pair of nice...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-10-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By jman231994
Yea ok that's fair enough. The more I think about...

Yea ok that's fair enough. The more I think about it the more I think my clutch may be a clone. It's either a clone or a comet haha if I remember I'll have a look

Not that I can vouch for it's...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-09-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By jman231994
Is there much difference between the clone ones...

Is there much difference between the clone ones and a maxtorque or hilliard etc?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-08-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By jman231994
Cheap 1" clutch

Hey guys, I just stumbled onto this on Aussie ebay

$65 AUD for a 1" clutch....seems pretty cheap to me
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-20-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By jman231994
I know from experience that the magnets in...

I know from experience that the magnets in starter motors like the one you probably have are quite brittle, its entirely possible they may have shattered when it landed...I'd take the starter out and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-19-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,762
Posted By jman231994
Thought I should probably chime back in to say...

Thought I should probably chime back in to say I'm still slowly chipping away at this, just haven't had a whole lot of time through the uni semester. I'm also not having a huge amount of luck finding...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,313
Posted By jman231994
Looking good! I'll be following this one haha ...

Looking good! I'll be following this one haha


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-31-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,340
Posted By jman231994
Weird, it has a clutch cable holder but isn't...

Weird, it has a clutch cable holder but isn't manual haha. It's definitely geared, if it wasn't the whole right side of the engine would be redundant.

It's possible it's auto and the gearbox is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-31-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By jman231994
250 pausing while starting

Haha yea I'm really surprised but I always was taking a risk with that battery I guess....I think it might become a battery for camp lights or something haha

And no way I'm taking my battery out...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 03-31-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,667
Posted By jman231994
One thing to check which I wouldn't have ever...

One thing to check which I wouldn't have ever thought to check.

I also just had a no spark situation with my engine....turned out the spark plug boot had actually unscrewed from the cable, it's a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:30 AM.