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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-16-2019, 05:20 PM
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Posted By gegcorp2012
Here are the stills after we ran it out of...

Here are the stills after we ran it out of gas.... I was saying we just need a little gas because I want to make sure it runs....we will be doing good if it runs, then I said even better if it runs...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-16-2019, 05:15 PM
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Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Final thrash then the shakedown... ...

Final thrash then the shakedown...
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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-09-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Got the gas hooked up and finished welding the...

Got the gas hooked up and finished welding the motor plate. Next, iI drilled the holes for the motor and bolted it on to size up the chain. It will need to have a couple more links, but I have...
Forum: Electric Projects 11-03-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By gegcorp2012
For those interested in recycling and DIY battery...

For those interested in recycling and DIY battery packs, here are a couple of documentary style links that are informative, although they were done a couple of years ago.
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Forum: Electric Projects 11-02-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By gegcorp2012
@Landuse I have been interested in electronics...

@Landuse I have been interested in electronics since high school, and got an Associate's degree in Electronics then a techie job, that has turned into a career where I learned more interesting techie...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-01-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
New welder gun is installed and working ! I...

New welder gun is installed and working !

I had to solder the 2 switch wires and the high amperage main cable, but no major problems with the swap... so here's a few shots showing how it works...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-31-2019, 07:48 AM
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Views: 1,809
Posted By gegcorp2012
I like the T bucket kind of pick up look. Snow...

I like the T bucket kind of pick up look. Snow already ?? I never karted in snow. Must be a blast once you get rolling.

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Forum: Electric Projects 10-30-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By gegcorp2012
Lithium Ion battery recycling

I have projects that I work on in different seasons.

Last fall/winter I got interested in Li-ion cells 18650s from old laptop packs when researching solar power for home and off grid.... there is...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-29-2019, 04:59 PM
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Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Hi JT, So I decided my old rig may work...

Hi JT,

So I decided my old rig may work better with a new flex cable and gun handle, so I will see if it is worth the $37 investment this weekend. I'm hoping it don't need other parts because it...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-29-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks for the comments. I have a new MIG...

Thanks for the comments.

I have a new MIG gun on order to see if that cures some of the wire feed issues. I will be happy to try to use gas again since I picked up a roll of 030 solid core a...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 10-29-2019, 11:04 AM
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Views: 132,086
Posted By gegcorp2012
Please send some stickers and a XL v-neck shirt...

Please send some stickers and a XL v-neck shirt please.... I sent bucks via paypal... let me know if I'm covered need to kick in more.

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Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-28-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By gegcorp2012
Hi @turnleftandgasit So is your driven...

Hi @turnleftandgasit

So is your driven sprocket on the JS about even with the outer case of the engine ? A measurement from the engine mount holes to the driven sprocket would be helpful.

I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-26-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
I welded up some pipe with a 7/16 nut in the end...

I welded up some pipe with a 7/16 nut in the end to use on the rear of the motor plate. These will be notched on the bottom to fit on the swingarm. ...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-26-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Stopping point last night.... I cut my motor...

Stopping point last night.... I cut my motor mount 7"10" out of 1/4" plate, and figured out a mounting scheme to attach it to the swingarm. While working on the holes for the rear of the motor...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-26-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By gegcorp2012
I did some more internet searching and found some...

I did some more internet searching and found some pictures that should get me into the ballpark.

Photos are from a post on this site a few years ago... they are using a piece of 6"x3"x12"...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-25-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Ok, so my brake pad order showed up today, so I...

Ok, so my brake pad order showed up today, so I started to finish the front end...

While I was waiting on the brake pad, I noticed the front wheels were leaning in at the top. I measured the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-25-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By gegcorp2012
Realizing that photos are much better than my...

Realizing that photos are much better than my attempt at a txt drawing....

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Here is the measurement for the driven...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-24-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By gegcorp2012
420 with TC spacing

I am building a cart with a 212 Predator and about to make the motor mount plate.

I want to make the motor mount plate big enough to upgrade to a 420 Predator.

Is anyone able to share some...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-19-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Had a rainy Saturday here, so I took advantage...

Had a rainy Saturday here, so I took advantage and got through the re-assembly with the new 350 Monocross rear. ...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-18-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Football Friday night ! I have been listening to...

Football Friday night ! I have been listening to the local football scene on the radio each Friday night while I spend a couple of hours doing tedious stuff on the kart.

For the front wheels, I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-15-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Details, details, details.... I am slowly getting...

Details, details, details.... I am slowly getting through the front suspension and cleaning up and re-painting the stock parts for looks and rust protection.

Be thankful if you build with all new...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-12-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks for the encouragement ! I tried...

Thanks for the encouragement !

I tried sitting the engine on the new swingarm today...
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Will need to get the rear...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-10-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Here's some progress to get everything ground...

Here's some progress to get everything ground down, smoothed out and painted. I was thinking about silver/black and decided to start with everything black then do the tubes...
Forum: Good Deals! 10-09-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By gegcorp2012
420cc Predators on sale

At HF...https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191010/72b53d654cfe9f2024d3a3a099c81251.jpg

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,881
Posted By gegcorp2012
Got the new rear end fitted and welded in. I...

Got the new rear end fitted and welded in. I scraped the paint and caked on dirt off and could finally read some details on the reserve canister that said Yamaha Monocross Suspension
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