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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-07-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By RangerRob007
Okay, I'm getting everything fabb'ed up now....

Okay,

I'm getting everything fabb'ed up now. Question though:

Does anyone know how to make a custom length brake cable? I got the shortest one I could from GoPowerSports, but it's still too...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-25-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By RangerRob007
McKutzy - thanks for the info, and amazing...

McKutzy - thanks for the info, and amazing build!!! That is truly impressive!

Question: I realize the mount needs to be solid, and although I don't want to short-cut this - is the mount I've...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-24-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By RangerRob007
Disc Brake Conversion

So - I've decided to upgrade to the mechanical disc brake setup. Problem is, I can't figure out exactly how/where to mount it. I don't have anywhere on the kart I can bolt it directly to. I also...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-01-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By RangerRob007
Thanks for the advice. How exactly would I got...

Thanks for the advice. How exactly would I got about attaching the bracket to Dingo's frame?

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Also -...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-01-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By RangerRob007
Dingo Band Brake Problem / Conversion?

Okay, I just finished re-building a Manco Dingo 285/286, but I'm having a huge problem with the brake.

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The band around the drum wrapped around the axle and drum the other night. It bent...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Last Photo Post!!!

Alright, this is the last photo set for this build. I took a TON of pics, but got it down to as few as possible to show enough detail for ya'll!!!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Finally Finished - More Pics

Almost done....only two more photo posts!!!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Finally Finished - More Pics

And even more pics...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Finally Finished - More Pics

And more pics...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Finally Finished - More Pics

And more pics...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Finally Finished - More Pics

Alright, more pics:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-01-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Finally Finished

Okay, we finally finished the kart. We used a host of parts from Go Power Sports, Go Kart Supply, BMI Karts, Amazon, and hardware from Home Depot.

I'll post the full parts list later as I don't...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-13-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
So, I did some baking the other night....

So, I did some baking the other night. VHT/Dupli-Color recommend baking the parts for 20 minutes at 200 degrees - for each phase of painting:

Primer - bake in oven
Paint - bake in oven
Clear -...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-11-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
@Kentucky Boy: It's called 'VHT' Paint, and...

@Kentucky Boy:

It's called 'VHT' Paint, and we're using the Engine Enamel (http://www.vhtpaint.com/high-heat/vht-engine-enamel) - Chrysler/Hemi Orange, and Ford Light Blue. Also using their light...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-11-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Thanks Kentucky Boy! I'm going to try and bend...

Thanks Kentucky Boy! I'm going to try and bend those back out a bit.

I didn't make a ton of progress this weekend, mostly due to having issues with engine paint. My son wants part of his engine...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-07-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Update - 7 June 2018

Okay,

Here's a pic of my jackshaft mount. Or at least the back of it. I really don't know why it turns the pics. Weird...:mad:
...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-01-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Status Update

Hey everyone!

Wanted to give a quick update:

My son and I decided to re-build pretty much the entire kart, and give it a fresh new look, so this has now turned into a 'build thread'.

Work...
Forum: For Sale or Trade 05-30-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,329
Posted By RangerRob007
Spindle - Non-running Dingos are selling near me...

Spindle - Non-running Dingos are selling near me (Northern Virginia) in the $200-400 range depending on condition of the rest of the kart.

Running Dingos are selling from $400-750 here. Well, at...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-30-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,773
Posted By RangerRob007
I've had a fascination and love for the Ford...

I've had a fascination and love for the Ford Ranger for quite some time. I have owned a couple different one's since 2000. My name is Rob. Lastly, I really like James Bond (corny, I know). I've used...
Forum: FAQ & Articles 05-29-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 89,982
Posted By RangerRob007
New Links & Corrected Links

Hey there fellow kart enthusiasts!!!

Just tried a bunch of these and found some that didn't work. Also adding a few new ones at the bottom.

Cheers! :cheers2:

Northern Tool: Should be:...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-28-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By RangerRob007
Yeah, I have a friend who runs a tire shop, and...

Yeah, I have a friend who runs a tire shop, and he put me in touch with his friend at a muffler shop. Going to call him tomorrow.

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Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-25-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By RangerRob007
Welding Assistance

Fellow Karters,

Anyone here live in the Northern Virginia area and own a welder? I need to do some welding on my kart, but don't have the equipment (or expertise) to do so. I also don't really...
Forum: Good Deals! 05-25-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By RangerRob007
(2) Facebook Dingo Finds

Hey folks!

I don't have room for them right now, but if any of you are in the southern Maryland / southern Delaware area, I found a couple of AMAZING deals on Facebook last night!!!

The first...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-16-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Hey guys, So it's been a couple months since...

Hey guys,

So it's been a couple months since my last post. We decided to pretty much re-build the entire kart, and it's been (still is) a slow process. We're sanding it now and have replaced the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-19-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,868
Posted By RangerRob007
Whitetrashrocker: I can't move the chain assembly...

Whitetrashrocker: I can't move the chain assembly to the other side. The motor is in the way. Good idea though! Thanks!

Sid: Messed with the alignment some over the weekend, but not a lot as we...
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