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Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-09-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Jet Provost
Not touched ham stuff since I was a kid. I do...

Not touched ham stuff since I was a kid. I do have a very nice system I bought from a guy 2 years ago. I was going to set it up in one of my hangers. I paid $1500 for it. 1200 watt setup.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
My daily driver. This hellcat is fun .........

My daily driver. This hellcat is fun .........
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
I do have toys. An insane amount of them. 10 cars...

I do have toys. An insane amount of them. 10 cars 16 motorcycles 5 race karts 6 outboards 13 airplanes and more engines than i can think about. All kinds of ham radio gear. Yes I’m nuts and you need...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
It is goofy for sure. I love old ****. I even...

It is goofy for sure. I love old ****. I even have 14 outboards that are 60 to 80 years old. I have my first motorcycle in my office. My dad bought it for me on my twelfth Birthday. I sold it to my...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
Here is what my lever start looks like. .........

Here is what my lever start looks like. ...... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1FU-YNxg3U

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Mine even has...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
It may only be 1 hp but the whole rating system...

It may only be 1 hp but the whole rating system was different then. That plug was used in many 20s and 30s cars. It would be major cool on a vintage homemade mini bike. But not fast.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
It is stuffed under a bench next to my old Gilera...

It is stuffed under a bench next to my old Gilera shifter kart. Need to revive that kart some day. We won a few races together.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
Yep kept it all these years. They were big and...

Yep kept it all these years. They were big and heavy. Has a big lever you pull to start it. It ran perfectly and still would with a little tinkering. 85 years old.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Posted By Jet Provost
1934 Briggs model A

My grandpa gave this to me in the mid 60s. 1934 Briggs Model A.
Forum: More Builds 11-26-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By Jet Provost
Ha ha so me back in the 70’s. I had secret...

Ha ha so me back in the 70’s. I had secret motorcycles. Think big. Sky is the limit. I now play with military jets. Don’t let the illness let up. Follow it. Your parents will get over it. I never let...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-25-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 567
Posted By Jet Provost
Quarter Midget. That is the continental engine...

Quarter Midget. That is the continental engine they ran. I had one as a kid.

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Is it for sale?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-25-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Jet Provost
It is a single Cushman 7hp Husky flathead. The...

It is a single Cushman 7hp Husky flathead. The other tube is the intake manifold to the updraft carb.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-25-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Jet Provost
Mine was also blue and white before it was...

Mine was also blue and white before it was restored. Mine might be a 59 58 or 57? I think they are all the same?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-24-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,934
Posted By Jet Provost
Solid category 3. 63 years old. Still feel young....

Solid category 3. 63 years old. Still feel young. Weigh what i did in high school. Mostly into airplanes. I currently own 13 of them. And 10 cars 16 motorcycles 5 karts and on and on. It takes 6...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By Jet Provost
It is a 30 but i have a 27 also. This is a 4spd...

It is a 30 but i have a 27 also. This is a 4spd Daytona with a clutch. The 4 sod is a stronger box than the 5 spd. The gears are a bit wider because of one less gear in the cluster in the same space.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By Jet Provost
I have it ready to run again.

I have it ready to run again.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By Jet Provost
My last KT kart. A CRG Daytona Heron from around...

My last KT kart. A CRG Daytona Heron from around 2001.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By Jet Provost
The KT's are great engines. They do seem to be...

The KT's are great engines. They do seem to be disappearing over the years and parts get pricey. I have a bunch of spares packed away in one of my hangers. Several complete motors from my racing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-20-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By Jet Provost
My old KT's were only good for like 15 hours...

My old KT's were only good for like 15 hours between rebuilds. They ran hard and died young. Years ago I had a former Yamaha employee working for me. He knew everything about the KT's. He got me new...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-19-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 644
Posted By Jet Provost
Had one in the early 90's with a KT100 on it. Fun...

Had one in the early 90's with a KT100 on it. Fun kart.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-04-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Jet Provost
https://www.nrracing.com/category-s/2642.htm

https://www.nrracing.com/category-s/2642.htm
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-04-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Jet Provost
This is what the kids rode before the Japanese...

This is what the kids rode before the Japanese bikes invaded the market in the early 60's. I had an old one given to me around 1965. Basically it was a giant minibike. I was 8 or 9 and loved it. Then...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-28-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Jet Provost
I will take a better shot. The last photo shows...

I will take a better shot. The last photo shows most of it. The chrome shifter is next to the steering wheel. The rod runs down and is on a pivot. When you push forward on the shifter it moves a...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-28-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Jet Provost
How about like a shifter kart? Here is mine...

How about like a shifter kart? Here is mine .

another shot

Better shot
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 10-28-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By Jet Provost
More pics

More pics
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