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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-25-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By raposak
Thats how I have mine setup, simply throw the...

Thats how I have mine setup, simply throw the yellow spring in and your good.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-29-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By raposak
Yeah i've been doing a lot of searching. Thanks...

Yeah i've been doing a lot of searching. Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'll take it apart this weekend to see if I need to order a new one.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-28-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By raposak
That is a possibility. I will get a better idea...

That is a possibility. I will get a better idea of whats involved once I buy one.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-27-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By raposak
I still have to pull the old 1 apart to see if I...

I still have to pull the old 1 apart to see if I can get the extra throw somehow. The current one is a cheaper light duty rack which is why there is a difference in throw.

Thanks for the tips,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-27-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By raposak
No room to shorten the arms, that was the first...

No room to shorten the arms, that was the first thing I looked at. My current rack is 24" wide but only about 2.5 to 3 inches lock to lock. I need a heavier duty one. The stiletto pictured above...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-27-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By raposak
Lengthening a Steering Rack

In redoing my front end, I found out that my current rack does not give enough throw. It only give about 3" and I need 4.5". The problem i have is that my current rack fit perfectly (24" wide) and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-17-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By raposak
Yes I was but didn't put much effort into it and...

Yes I was but didn't put much effort into it and decided I need something to work on for the winter. May try and sell again when I improve it :)
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-16-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By raposak
2012 Build off winner v 2.0

Well I finally got around to redesigning the motor mount and chain tensioning. Next will be to re-engineer the steering.

Here is the original build thread:...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 09-27-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,260
Posted By raposak
I'm doing good. Funny you mentioned the buggy. ...

I'm doing good. Funny you mentioned the buggy. Its currently in my garage being redesigned. I plan on changing the motor mount configuration and redo my a-arms to make them a little narrower.
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 09-25-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,260
Posted By raposak
congrats on the win

congrats on the win
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-30-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By raposak
Its 365 from join date. open year round ...

Its 365 from join date. open year round

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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-30-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By raposak
Well I just joined the Egg Harbor Ready to ride...

Well I just joined the Egg Harbor Ready to ride organization and went down for the first time this past weekend with the kids. Its on the expensive side to join but if you want to play in NJ ya...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-30-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,982
Posted By raposak
Ok, my fabrication side has gotten the better of...

Ok, my fabrication side has gotten the better of me. I am going to try a dampener from a motorcycle. Figure if it doesn't work, it's only $25 wasted. Should be able to mount this real easy. I'll...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-29-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,982
Posted By raposak
Thanks for the suggestion. I think I may look...

Thanks for the suggestion. I think I may look into setting up rack and pinion. I got tired real quick of having to hop out of my kart because 1 of the kids couldn't make a turn and would wind up...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-29-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,982
Posted By raposak
Help with steering

Took the kids out this weekend for the first offroading on their karts and discovered that in the ruts, it wants to rip the steering wheel out of their hands. Any suggestions on how to limit this? ...
Forum: For Sale or Trade 04-10-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By raposak
I could probably do $1400 but no lower than that....

I could probably do $1400 but no lower than that. If I part it out, I'll get more.
Forum: For Sale or Trade 04-08-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By raposak
Last try before parting it out. I'd rather not...

Last try before parting it out. I'd rather not part it out, but ya gotta do whatcha gotta do.
Forum: For Sale or Trade 04-02-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By raposak
i have my other cart to have fun with the kids.

i have my other cart to have fun with the kids.
Forum: For Sale or Trade 03-09-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By raposak
Not yet. I just modified my trailer to fit it. ...

Not yet. I just modified my trailer to fit it. Now I need a bigger trailer because I just built 3 karts for my boys. If it doesn't sell, i'm going to keep it and use it to have fun with the boys.
Forum: For Sale or Trade 03-09-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By raposak
Nope, still have it. Sent from my VS920 4G...

Nope, still have it.

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Forum: For Sale or Trade 02-18-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By raposak
Build off winner for sale

Need to fund other projects so i'm selling my buggy that won last years build-off. Asking only what I have in parts which is $1600. Located in Howell NJ.

Here is the build thread. Please let me...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-06-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By raposak
Really, i'm not fat, i'm fluffy....... I guess I...

Really, i'm not fat, i'm fluffy....... I guess I won't change anything yet since these are built for my kids which are a lot lighter. I may have to change the springs on my 6 year old since I want...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-05-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By raposak
I have the hilliard extreme duty clutches. They...

I have the hilliard extreme duty clutches. They engage at 2300 rpms. I'm wondering if I replaced the springs to engage at 2000 or even 1800 rpms would help. That way it is engaged when i'm...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-05-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By raposak
New clutch smoking

Well I just took my first of 3 new carts for a test drive tonight in a light dusting of snow and the clutch was smoking like crazy. I'm running a 7hp predator stock, 10t clutch and 60t sprocket with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-29-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,364
Posted By raposak
Thats a good point. Never thought of that.

Thats a good point. Never thought of that.
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