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Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-17-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By bob58o
IIRC, I got my 420cc for $185 free shipping....

IIRC, I got my 420cc for $185 free shipping. Nobody heard of Powerland at that time.
You can still find good deals from Powerland Auctions from time to time. I guess the difference is that their...
Forum: Good Deals! 06-17-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By bob58o
AMR 300 Supercharger

This went way up in price for a while. I got called a Richard on FB for posting this when I seen somebody selling theirs for $300.

$207 with free shipping is the cheapest Iíve seen for a while....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-17-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 183
Posted By bob58o
Torque spec? Just kidding. I use the impact...

Torque spec?
Just kidding. I use the impact gun, but that is probably not advised with Chinese made cast Flywheels.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-17-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,521
Posted By bob58o
Speaking of talented people on FB groups... Ever...

Speaking of talented people on FB groups... Ever seen Sneaks’ (Gary C’s) pipe bomb? What is that thing? Some kind of oil separator?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-10-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 446
Posted By bob58o
Try 60T on the back and 12T on the jackshaft. ...

Try 60T on the back and 12T on the jackshaft.
With 18" Tires, 5k RPM would be around 53mph.

I had (gave to my nephews) a mild 420cc / 40 series on a pretty heavy buggy with 18" tires.
It is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-10-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By bob58o
In order to prevent a screw from coming loose and...

In order to prevent a screw from coming loose and backing out, it would be turned in. On every carb Iíve played around with, turning the idle speed screw in will raise the idle speed.

But it does...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-10-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 203
Posted By bob58o
Picked up for $40 on Craigslist? Buddy dumped...

Picked up for $40 on Craigslist?
Buddy dumped this electric caddie on me?

Let’s keep the story straight.
Forum: Good Deals! 06-10-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By bob58o
I did a little more digging and found out that...

I did a little more digging and found out that the thin fins on the PVL are prone to breaking off if you ding them.
https://4cycle.com/karting/threads/pvl-vs-arc-flywheels.4874/
Forum: Good Deals! 06-10-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By bob58o
I’ve known about the clone one for a while, but...

I’ve known about the clone one for a while, but never seen one for the Hemi.

I’d assume it’s a lot safer than a stock Predator flywheel. I’ve heard from multiple people in various FB groups that...
Forum: Good Deals! 06-09-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By bob58o
PVL Flywheel For Predators

Not sure how long Dynocams has been selling this flywheel for the Hemi Predator. Itís $40 cheaper than a billet flywheel and tested to 17k rpm.
They also sell the clone version as a suitable fit for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-05-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 227
Posted By bob58o
The manual specifies a 3 hr run time with full...

The manual specifies a 3 hr run time with full tank at 50% Load.
If you can travel 35mph at 3600 RPM (6 :1 sprocket ratio, 0.90 :1 overdrive, 18" tires) that might be closer to 100% load. You might...
Forum: Good Deals! 05-29-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By bob58o
Blame Canada. Lol... Hey at least you’re not in...

Blame Canada. Lol...
Hey at least you’re not in California.
https://youtu.be/bOR38552MJA
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 05-29-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 690
Posted By bob58o
Gentlemenís Club.

Gentlemenís Club.
Forum: Good Deals! 05-29-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By bob58o
$499 now.

$499 now.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-20-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By bob58o
Wow only $350 plus free shipping if you put it...

Wow only $350 plus free shipping if you put it together yourself.
24mm carb seems way small for a 458cc engine. Most run 34mm on 420’s....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-20-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,521
Posted By bob58o
Have you checked crankshaft end play?

Have you checked crankshaft end play?
Forum: Good Deals! 05-20-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By bob58o
Mega Moto 212 Pro

$549 at Walmart.

212cc
Front and rear hydraulic disc brakes.
CVT
Headlight
Front suspension

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Mega-Moto-212cc-Gas-Powered-Mini-Bike-Pro-with-Headlight/939443773
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 313
Posted By bob58o
If the idle is lean, you can increase the idle...

If the idle is lean, you can increase the idle jet size. Drill the jet to a bigger hole. This might allow you to stomp on the gas without it dying.

Before doing that, you can test the mixture. ...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 952
Posted By bob58o
First of all, of course you include the reduction...

First of all, of course you include the reduction from the CVT when figuring gearing on gokart or buggy. The above statement doesn't make any sense. That's like saying you don't include the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-08-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 7,911
Posted By bob58o
Just did a 100k mile tune up on my 2011 Ford...

Just did a 100k mile tune up on my 2011 Ford Fusion 3.0.
I hope the car dies before 200k miles.

It wouldn't Have taken 5 hours if I knew what I was doing, but I refuse to pay anybody $500+ to...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-08-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 410
Posted By bob58o
I’ve figured it out. The pushrods were installed...

I’ve figured it out. The pushrods were installed Chris cross Like an “X”.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-08-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 1,928
Posted By bob58o
I’d like a Smart Car.... As long as it had a...

I’d like a Smart Car....
As long as it had a turbo Haysbusa.
https://youtu.be/AgwzHJo3IXM

470 HP turbo ‘Busa powered smart car....
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-08-2019, 03:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 285
Posted By bob58o
It only takes 1/2 a quart and less than 5 minutes...

It only takes 1/2 a quart and less than 5 minutes to change the oil.
:toetap05:
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-08-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By bob58o
Harbor Freight Cordless 1/4Ē Impact Driver

Hercules 12V kit for $70
2.0AH battery
1000 inch pounds max torque
...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-07-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 410
Posted By bob58o
Huh??? Putting the valves in backwards won’t make...

Huh??? Putting the valves in backwards won’t make the exhaust open on the intake stroke. Incorrect cam timing will do that.
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