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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 101
Posted By Hellion
Is it one of these? ...

Is it one of these?

http://www.gokartsusa.com/productimages/rover1.jpg
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 109
Posted By Hellion
USA made go karts (a basic frame, wheels, seat...

USA made go karts (a basic frame, wheels, seat and an engine) exist of course, but as used or "previously owned".

Most everything that is new is made in China and that includes a few basic go...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 141
Posted By Hellion
Those may or may not be a bargain. They are...

Those may or may not be a bargain. They are incomplete (no carbs, no fuel tanks, etc) and unless you can get them for cheap, they might be more than you want to mess with. The blocks could also be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Hellion
Is the kart home now receiving some TLC? Got more...

Is the kart home now receiving some TLC? Got more pics?

Next time, please make your inquiry blatant and direct like "what is it?" because people are truly baffled by "barn find?"

And your next...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 194
Posted By Hellion
I thought he was you—your alternate account for...

I thought he was you—your alternate account for spreading disinformation [and trolling]. :D

Drilling jets is easy for people accustomed to micro work or building ship models, etc. but maybe not...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 227
Posted By Hellion
Do individual straight pipes on that twin,...

Do individual straight pipes on that twin, Budget. Don’t do two-into-one or something.

They sound so wonderful on YT videos people have done, like carsandcameras and those guys with the mudder...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By Hellion
The TAV (Torq-A-Verter) or TC is the de facto...

The TAV (Torq-A-Verter) or TC is the de facto standard upgrade for the Baja Warrior, Doodlebug and Coleman bikes and whichever other fat tired Chinese minibike I missed. It will really make it come...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-12-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By Hellion
That hose (crankcase breather) was originally...

That hose (crankcase breather) was originally plumbed back into the carb and into the motor so the blow-by vapor could be burned off, a form of pollution control.

Most people put a tiny filter on...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 227
Posted By Hellion
Well, thanks for your two cents there....

Well, thanks for your two cents there. http://www.greensmilies.com/smile/smiley_emoticons_my2cents.gif

Why would you even feel the need to comment if noise is your thing? :D
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 26
Posted By Hellion
Post some pics of the condition it is in now. ...

Post some pics of the condition it is in now.

Should basically be a drop-in modification.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,353
Posted By Hellion
You sure work slow.... and the up to the minute...

You sure work slow.... and the up to the minute postings of your slow progress really s l o w s....t h i n g s....d o w w w w n nnn. . . :D

In other words, you could've done left and right stone...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 70
Posted By Hellion
Too long, I didn't read. Try some page...

Too long, I didn't read.

Try some page breaks or spaces. :D
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By Hellion
TAV = Torq-A-Verter, the commercial name for the...

TAV = Torq-A-Verter, the commercial name for the Comet product.

Kinda like Kleenex, whut duhz dat mean? http://earlycj5.com/xf_cj5/index.php?media/shrug.2745/full
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Hellion
Check out Captain Slug's Impaler....

Check out Captain Slug's Impaler. (https://www.oldminibikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/the-impaler.94482/)

Power is a 196cc clone (Lifan). When it was made the 212cc Predators were probably not...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 217
Posted By Hellion
Check out BigWes’ thread about a kart he named...

Check out BigWes’ thread about a kart he named the Beast or the Killer.

His Streaker is an SC 6 which looks similar and has a rear differential axle.
That might be the ID of the one you’re...
Forum: All Other Parts 09-12-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By Hellion
Looks like you have an 80202 model 3hp. You...

Looks like you have an 80202 model 3hp.

You should have an air vane governor (a paddle) that acts and reacts to the mount of air coming off the blower.

Anyhow, look at this video and see if it...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 147
Posted By Hellion
I just wanna riiiiiiiiiipppp

I just wanna riiiiiiiiiipppp
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 09-10-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 71
Posted By Hellion
I feel the same way, as in thinking that the...

I feel the same way, as in thinking that the paint acts like an insulator and impedes the heat transfer across the cooling fins....which is why I always mask off the cooling fins and just paint the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 217
Posted By Hellion
Ken-Bar is the manufacturer, “Streaker” is like...

Ken-Bar is the manufacturer, “Streaker” is like calling it a Mustang but a Mustang what?
GT? GT500? Cobra? Boss 302? Etc.

It looks like a DD9, Ken-Bar’s answer to a Dingo. So it would be a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 147
Posted By Hellion
Click on the words ‘DIY Go Karts’ on the site...

Click on the words ‘DIY Go Karts’ on the site banner at the top, it will take you to the main information page and start reading up.

All the info you could ever want is there, also the FAQ is a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Hellion
Well, brake pad thickness is one thing but you...

Well, brake pad thickness is one thing but you can always adjust the linkage to take up slack and require less pedal effort.
Forum: All Other Parts 09-10-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By Hellion
How did you get your engine to stick to the...

How did you get your engine to stick to the ceiling like that? :D

I see a Briggs flathead. What is the engine for?
What spring are you talking about?
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 09-10-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 71
Posted By Hellion
Exactly. Back when just about everything was a...

Exactly. Back when just about everything was a painted like a kitchen appliance. Evinrude outboards, Tecumseh and B&S engines, some engine makes that donít exist anymore...

Have you considered...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Hellion
Well it’s probably just fine now and operating as...

Well it’s probably just fine now and operating as intended.

You might disregard the speed calculators since they are designed mainly for chain and centrifugal clutch use and not the continuously...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 147
Posted By Hellion
I was waffling on being for and against meself,...

I was waffling on being for and against meself, but you cannot go wrong with restoring the original dimensions and tidying up the welds (and passing it off as an original/never altered kart to some...
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