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Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-06-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Hellion
I always use Assembly Lube for all engines...

I always use Assembly Lube for all engines regardless of size. It's sticky/tacky and stays put, especially if it will be some time before you use the engine again, or you're still in the process of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-05-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 276
Posted By Hellion
Ya gotta decode the acronyms, Wes. Them civvies...

Ya gotta decode the acronyms, Wes. Them civvies don't know what ya mean. In this case it's Foreign Object Damage, si?



Cleanliness is next to Godliness, or something like that. :P

With that...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-05-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Hellion
Simple as making your own with 1" or so steel...

Simple as making your own with 1" or so steel tubing and some flat stock (or large washers) to make the flanges on either end.

However, the stock carburetors are nothing to laugh at and can be...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-05-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By Hellion
6.5 HP Predators are where it's at. Twins? Now...

6.5 HP Predators are where it's at. Twins? Now that's upping the ante.... :cool:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By Hellion
If you like it, buy it. But if you just have...

If you like it, buy it. But if you just have dollar signs for eyes...:o
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 205
Posted By Hellion
You can fit in this thing or is it for your kid?...

You can fit in this thing or is it for your kid? I read one small mention of your kid being sick at home....

Looks promising so far and the engine is a good choice with a small enough footprint to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-05-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By Hellion
I don't see why not. Sounds totally feasible...

I don't see why not.

Sounds totally feasible and the beauty of the two-piece or split rim is that the air tight integrity is all dependent upon the tube, so you're not compromising that aspect.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-05-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 276
Posted By Hellion
Two whole revolutions of the crank and it locks...

Two whole revolutions of the crank and it locks up, that's weird man. :eek:

Can you hear a metal on metal 'clank' when it locks up?
I say you're going to have to shine some lights in the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-03-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By Hellion
Which carburetor have you got your eye on? ...

Which carburetor have you got your eye on?

Tons of intakes out there for slide carbs [Mikuni, Keihin, etc] and clone engines--so it's not entirely impossible to find something that matches the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-03-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Hellion
Entirely possible and feasible to move the...

Entirely possible and feasible to move the steering to the middle. You just have to cut the current support strut loose and re-weld it in the center.

Actually a new strut would probably be best...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 11-03-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By Hellion
Did you forget to take your Midol? :P

Did you forget to take your Midol? :P
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 11-02-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By Hellion
https://media.giphy.com/media/l8C9PNnlpFpny/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/l8C9PNnlpFpny/giphy.gif

I'd say you have come to the right place.

Best bet is to start a thread in the Photo Gallery & Project Log subforum or wherever. Post...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-02-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 305
Posted By Hellion
Put on your glasses JT!...

Put on your glasses JT! http://www.greensmilies.com/smile/smiley_emoticons_lehrer.gif

https://www.smiley-lol.com/smiley/humour-blague/clown-jonglerie/quilles.gif

He already said he pulled the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 305
Posted By Hellion
It has no recoil starter or has no way to add...

It has no recoil starter or has no way to add one, right?

And no clutch?

I think this forum is new to your engine. What model number is your engine?
Horsepower rating?
Engine size in cc's?
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 140
Posted By Hellion
If you know what you're doing, you can use either...

If you know what you're doing, you can use either a cordless or pneumatic impact wrench but the idea is to never use the highest torque setting because you can wreck stuff. Impact wrenches are just...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By Hellion
Agree with JT on the merits of #35 chain. ...

Agree with JT on the merits of #35 chain.

However, you threw the word 60T in there, which denotes your sprocket (its tooth count). Is the sprocket also toast? You might want to consider replacing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By Hellion
Pulley puller would help, along with continuing...

Pulley puller would help, along with continuing the hammer and block of wood method. Cursing helps too, and after a while it comes along naturally anyway. :censored: :D

Remember, you want to try...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By Hellion
It's probably pretty cold up in your A.O. right...

It's probably pretty cold up in your A.O. right now, so maybe you can paint in a garage with the door open or with a ventilation fan sucking the fumes out? If not, outside on a rolling trolley or saw...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 59
Posted By Hellion
Lots of penetrating oil and heat, preferably...

Lots of penetrating oil and heat, preferably propane or MAPP gas.

https://images.homedepot.ca/is/image/homedepotcanada/p_1000538341.jpg?$miniCartThumb$

Is that aluminum on steel?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 10-31-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Hellion
Or better yet, embedded. I gotz mad skillz. ...

Or better yet, embedded. I gotz mad skillz.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llckK9c33eY&feature=youtu.be

I want to see photos of it mounted on the bike.

Can you comply with that request?
...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-31-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By Hellion
I'm fairly certain it's an Intek 6.5 HP 206cc,...

I'm fairly certain it's an Intek 6.5 HP 206cc, but it's not a clone engine.
I hate trying to decipher what these are.

:furious2:
Going by the old numbering standard, yours is a:
12 Cubic Inch,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-31-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,868
Posted By Hellion
Lookin' good. Fine work. I like your Toyota...

Lookin' good. Fine work.
I like your Toyota truck and am looking for a similar year and vintage.

I'd kinda like to see a return to gold wheels on that Dingo. Your choice though.

I'm definitely...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 299
Posted By Hellion
Well, truth be told--there's a right way to start...

Well, truth be told--there's a right way to start small engines that have a manual or kick starter that most people may not be aware of.

In this case, you lightly pull (several times if needed) on...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71
Posted By Hellion
It's all good. :D Lube the cable and/or...

It's all good. :D

Lube the cable and/or inside the sleeve when you're done man, with household or 3-In-One oil, or anything more substantial than WD-40.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 140
Posted By Hellion
Never heard of doing that. I've never had a...

Never heard of doing that. I've never had a problem immobilizing the flywheel with just brute strength. :)
I use the padded handles of a pair of channel-loc pliers and stick them between the fins...
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