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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 06:14 PM
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Posted By gegcorp2012
Well, the cap seal and latch may be the same...

Well, the cap seal and latch may be the same size, but the top of the parts are different. The trim ring with the cool looking bolts fit the newer tank that has 3 mounting nuts in the channel by the...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks @anickode , I miss having a flat sander,...

Thanks @anickode , I miss having a flat sander, and will check out the Craftsman.

OP, For a palm sander (5" Ryobi), I recently tried a new mesh disk that is supposed to be 20x longer lasting than...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-04-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,201
Posted By gegcorp2012
I'm actually hoping to see some tire smoke ! ...

I'm actually hoping to see some tire smoke !

Looking really good, everything seems well matched and fitted.

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-03-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
I watched a couple of YT videos about how to...

I watched a couple of YT videos about how to remove a locked cap last week, and decided to go ahead and buy a new lock set since they are pretty cheap.

Got the replacement ignition lock and gas...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-30-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks @brianator . Found the source of the...

Thanks @brianator .

Found the source of the leak on the right front. Will have to break down that side of the tire and check out the bead to see if I can get it to seal. While its up in the air, I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-29-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Better brake lever The old brake lever was...

Better brake lever

The old brake lever was really bent and the master cylinder was shot so I ordered an OEM replacement off something similar, this time I did better.

The old and new parts side...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-28-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 626
Posted By gegcorp2012
I see at least an inch of continuous weld up...

I see at least an inch of continuous weld up there. It takes skill to keep the bead in the right place, and you did it.

How is your hand writing or printing ?

Make something fitting for a...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-28-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By gegcorp2012
Nice... is that a plasma cutting table ? ...

Nice... is that a plasma cutting table ?

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-28-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Fuel tank progress Here is some progress on...

Fuel tank progress

Here is some progress on cleaning the old fuel tank. Used acetone and 2-3 cups of gravel.

The fuel sender is now reporting 0-124 Ohms, so that fix alone has paid for the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-26-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By gegcorp2012
Nice build... I saw a 2 stroke build with an...

Nice build... I saw a 2 stroke build with an expansion chamber and they were able to tuck it inside the rear frame rails by using some serpentine turns. Cant remember if it was a video or on a forum,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-26-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By gegcorp2012
Nice work on your kart so far. Looks like it will...

Nice work on your kart so far. Looks like it will be lots of fun.

Do you have any pics of the reverse gear box ?

Sometimes you can find a mounting diagram if you have a part number or the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-23-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Yah... and that is without the smell of acetone....

Yah... and that is without the smell of acetone. I added two cups of gravel to speed the cleanup. Also sealed the open ports and that fixed the smell, so I continued working on projects that do not...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-22-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Rockin' into the night. (or just 45 seconds...

Rockin' into the night.

(or just 45 seconds a push)https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200523/e3401509ba0417a8fdbf2dcd5c21b1ca.gif

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Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-22-2020, 06:52 PM
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Views: 5,503
Posted By gegcorp2012
Hi @Mr_mcrib212 Re: Post 215 photos 2 and 4......

Hi @Mr_mcrib212
Re: Post 215 photos 2 and 4...
Did you put in a couple of extra washers between the 2x4 front end and the 2x6 frame to minimize interference when attempting to turn ?

An upgrade...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-22-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By gegcorp2012
I didnt check the belt chart, as the diameter of...

I didnt check the belt chart, as the diameter of the driven and the distance between driver and driven goes into picking the belt.

Looks like you nailed it.

Looks like it has a 6" driven...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-22-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By gegcorp2012
Video, Video, Vid-eee-oooo ! Sent from my...

Video, Video, Vid-eee-oooo !

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Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-22-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 104
Posted By gegcorp2012
Wow, the kart frame looks good ! Should be a...

Wow, the kart frame looks good ! Should be a nice flip to get you going. I like your style.

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-22-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Yah, LOL. Nothing lasts forever, including...

Yah, LOL.

Nothing lasts forever, including LA batteries.

My Tahoe stuck in the driveway today with fresh fuel and a dead battery. They give out too ! They dont smell as bad as 2 or 3 year old...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-22-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
So last weekend I got this used fuel tank. It had...

So last weekend I got this used fuel tank. It had been sitting in the salvage yard for years, probably outside and in or near the ground.

I opened it up from the bottom (the cap is locked) and...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-21-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By gegcorp2012
No thread left behind ! I got the Accord...

No thread left behind !

I got the Accord bearing cup a week ago, but have been trying to determine my next step.

Heres the scoop. The ID of the bearing is larger than the Civic hub, so I think...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-20-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,201
Posted By gegcorp2012
Nice work on the bender and the tray. Are...

Nice work on the bender and the tray.

Are you going to weld on some 90* angle to the ends or notch and bend the ends somehow ?

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-20-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By gegcorp2012
Nice project! I just noticed your build table is...

Nice project! I just noticed your build table is like a table saw. Is that a folding work table of some sort ?

Really like having double duty for huge shop tools. Nice work.

Sent from my...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-19-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 626
Posted By gegcorp2012
BTW, I am not a welder by trade, and never went...

BTW, I am not a welder by trade, and never went to a welding class, so theres a lot of details left out of my pervious post, like yah - dont drag in a bunch of junk into the pool.

I saw some...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-19-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks you guys. Here are the pics I was having...

Thanks you guys. Here are the pics I was having trouble with earlier. Left side low bar from quad front to engine cradle.
...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-19-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,078
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks @smerft85 . Just enough encouragement...

Thanks @smerft85 .
Just enough encouragement for me to consider the advice I have been giving for members that are learning the welding skill, and make sure I take the time to follow the best...
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