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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-16-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 113
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
TC springs don't limit the speed per se, they...

TC springs don't limit the speed per se, they just change the rpms at which the tc engages and shifts gear.
Mechanical disc brakes are ok, but for maximum security for the grandkids I'd go the extra...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-16-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,521
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
It took me a while to get decent at video...

It took me a while to get decent at video editing, so no worries.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-16-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Black is hot. :roflol: If yo could PM me that...

Black is hot. :roflol:
If yo could PM me that code that would be great. I don't go to HF very often, but it'll be handy for someday when I get my first 212.
and it'll be handy when I eventually get...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-16-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,544
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, but all the main parts were bad.

Yeah, but all the main parts were bad.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-15-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,500
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
It finally RUNS!!! Again....

I put in the half link today, so now the chain is the correct length, although not perfectly aligned due to the PO bending the axle the shoehorn huge tires on.
I was riding it around, when it...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 371
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'll probably just end up getting one of the...

I'll probably just end up getting one of the Chinese two pieces for the twin carb setup. Even though it'd mismatch, it fits with the overall redneck theme of the kart.
I have considered that it'd be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 371
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I only found like two of the same one piece carb....

I only found like two of the same one piece carb. *sigh*
And they're all ~$75, whereas there's comparatively buttloads of two pieces.
Any real differences besides the number of pieces?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:huh: How is that in ANY way related to this...

:huh:
How is that in ANY way related to this topic???? :confused:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-15-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 293
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wow, I'd love to see Harbor Fright beat that! ...

Wow, I'd love to see Harbor Fright beat that!
Then I'd be stockin' up, baby! :bannana:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:eek: That frame will get burning hot in the sun!...

:eek: That frame will get burning hot in the sun!
You also live here in Texas, so you know how brutal the summers are. The only reason I painted my kart black is because I think it was the original...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 371
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Believe it or not, I wish they also mad Chinese...

Believe it or not, I wish they also mad Chinese copies of the mid sized one piece updraft flo jet too(basically the same as mine).
That way I could do the dual carb setup that I've wanted to do for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I dream of doing a build like that someday,...

I dream of doing a build like that someday, especially with that frame! Biggest limitation is money, obviously! :P
What would be even cooler is if you could do a stroker flathead! It would still be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-15-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
BWAHAHAHA! That's hilarious!

BWAHAHAHA! That's hilarious!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-15-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I think he's talking about using them like a tire...

I think he's talking about using them like a tire band.
vybrano, no, they're not really a lever, they are simply a strap with a ratchet mechanism on it.
I would think that ratchet straps could be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
BMIKarts has idler sprockets galore:...

BMIKarts has idler sprockets galore: https://www.bmikarts.com/search_results.html?k=idler+sprocket&search=
Can't wait to see this build come together!
If you're already doing a stage 2-3ish 212, I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
That must be a mount for an idler sprocket(a...

That must be a mount for an idler sprocket(a sprocket with a bearing in the middle) or something similar, I agree it must be for a chain tensioner.
Make sure to measure to make sure the diff axle...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-15-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 317
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wes, you may want to consider turning the Beach...

Wes, you may want to consider turning the Beach Bumb into a little sand dragster due to it's name....
Forum: All Other Parts 06-15-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
They're probably pretty standard, measure the...

They're probably pretty standard, measure the bolt hole pattern, as well as bearing inside and outside diameter.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yes the Peerless one you linked is what I am...

Yes the Peerless one you linked is what I am talking about, it's expensive but I would go for it if it's the right length.
Dingocat: Welcome to the Bird Engineering owners' club!
I really don't...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 06-15-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
As my signature says, I am the Local Bird...

As my signature says, I am the Local Bird Engineering nut, so that minibike catches my eye.
:welcome2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 86
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:roflol: The typo in the title really threw me...

:roflol:
The typo in the title really threw me for a sec! I was thinking: "Why the heck would you need to reject your carb?!?!"
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I would make the effort to save up for a Peerless...

I would make the effort to save up for a Peerless diff, since it'd be pretty exotic, but it's all up to you.
Either way it's a very cool find, that I am super pumped up about! And it seems to be a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
In that case, if the PO says it's an old Baja,...

In that case, if the PO says it's an old Baja, Bird Baja it is!
Welcome to the Bird/Phoenix Engineering club! :cheers2:
As far as I can tell the Baja was the big brother to the Starbird like mine...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 265
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Looks like the same basic design of a Bird...

Looks like the same basic design of a Bird Engineering Baja, with the wing bars and the engine cage, but that's all I know.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-14-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,820
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I was gonna ask, Scotty, if you were gonna join...

I was gonna ask, Scotty, if you were gonna join the fun...
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