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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-23-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
Lmao ^^. That was funny! @ Fabroman - I will...

Lmao ^^. That was funny!

@ Fabroman - I will just draw them like you say...side, front, back, and above. I'll post pictures when I finish them.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-22-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
Lmao, you knew exactly what I was thinking. I'm...

Lmao, you knew exactly what I was thinking. I'm glad to know that I'm off to a good start, though. I will draw the plan on paper again to try and make it at least look like a 1 seat kart. I have a...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-21-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/civicboi_8...

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/civicboi_89/picture013_zps50d01063.jpg

I found a box for a T.V. that I just purchased not long ago. The dimensions seem perfect, so I'm going to use it as a...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-20-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By k-man1081
Wow!! After reading all that I have in this...

Wow!! After reading all that I have in this thread, I know that pencil and paper is the cheapest and easiest way to go about my project; especially with my intended purpose. Thanks guys so much for...
Forum: FAQ & Articles 02-17-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,449
Posted By k-man1081
Hey, awesome thread. Thank you! I've been...

Hey, awesome thread. Thank you!

I've been working on and researching cars for about 13 years now, so I follow almost everything that you're talking about except when you talk about the areas like...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-17-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,849
Posted By k-man1081
Does Anyone know how to use AutoCAD computer program?

Does anyone know how to use the AutoCAD program to design suspension for karts. I've seen a few videos, on YouTube.com, but they didn't show exactly how to do it. They only show the end result. There...
Forum: FAQ & Articles 02-17-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 75,446
Posted By k-man1081
Thanks! I just realized that I will most likely...

Thanks! I just realized that I will most likely be going -5, so that would be 95, correct?

Oh, ok. Will mounting a center bearing be safer, on the parts/components, for off-road applications?
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-17-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By k-man1081
Haha, good point. I think that's my camera's...

Haha, good point. I think that's my camera's fault. I'll post some dimensions in my other thread:
http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=24781

I want to keep my posts to the related thread...
Forum: FAQ & Articles 02-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 75,446
Posted By k-man1081
Is that if you're going with a 10degree camber?...

Is that if you're going with a 10degree camber? Basically, my question is: if I want 5degrees of camber, would that angle be at 85degrees?

Also, I noticed that the thread starter posted a picture...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,887
Posted By k-man1081
LoL.

LoL.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
I just saw it and replied. I didn't see any...

I just saw it and replied. I didn't see any responses last night before I made this thread, so that's why I made that statement. I'm hoping to start a build thread in this section.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By k-man1081
Thank you, Fabroman, for the help! I've...

Thank you, Fabroman, for the help!

I've tried Oxy/Acetylene welding in shop class, but that's the only time I did it. Maybe 2-3 times. I would like to learn on a TIG because I want a very proper...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/civicboi_8...

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/civicboi_89/picture010_zpsadb333d8.jpg

This is my basic chassis design. It still needs more work. I'll post up side views, bird's eye view, and front view...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-15-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
Thank you for your reply! For now, I'll go...

Thank you for your reply!

For now, I'll go with a set of ATV wheels like the ones that I posted the link for.

I'll read up on the steering geometry.

Would you consider a 4.5" off-set to be...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 02-15-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,257
Posted By k-man1081
Homemade Full Suspension Off-Road Kart Build Thread

Hey guys and gals. I noticed that I wasn't getting anymore responses in my other thread, then I realized why...I was trying to start a build thread in the welcome section, LMAO!!

I'm going to be...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-13-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By k-man1081
http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/civicboi_8...

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/civicboi_89/picture005_zpsf5d2b004.jpg (http://s744.photobucket.com/user/civicboi_89/media/picture005_zpsf5d2b004.jpg.html)

This is the plan that I came up...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 02-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 130,089
Posted By k-man1081
Thanks for your build write-up, Fabroman. I spend...

Thanks for your build write-up, Fabroman. I spend the past 2hours reading over every post and all 16pages to look for valuable information you guys on this site had. My mind is racing fast with...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By k-man1081
We always make a strong comeback, lol.

We always make a strong comeback, lol.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-12-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By k-man1081
Thank you for all the welcome messages :) @...

Thank you for all the welcome messages :)

@ Fabroman - It's the Itzy Bitzy Spider kart free plans. How can I upload the progress I've made, on paper, so far? Is there a computer drawing program...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-11-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,248
Posted By k-man1081
Keith from Canada here

Hey guys and gals. I'm new on this site. I plan on building a go-kart for my niece and nephew. I got free plans from a different site for a small go-kart.

I'm currently coming up with designs, on...
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