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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-29-2016, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Volksdad
No dice. We gotta wear helmets...

No dice. We gotta wear helmets too!:censored::furious2:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-29-2016, 12:58 AM
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Posted By Volksdad
Triangulated= three bars... I count three on...

Triangulated= three bars...

I count three on the rear, and the two shorties facing forward.

I am planning on some more bracing but haven't got the chance yet. You know gainful employment n...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2016, 08:25 AM
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Posted By Volksdad
ok here are some better pics of the roll bar.. ....

ok here are some better pics of the roll bar.. . and of the dual pedal assembly.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2016, 05:17 AM
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Posted By Volksdad
The roll bar IS triangulated. It was like that...

The roll bar IS triangulated. It was like that from day one. I just didn't take a pic. Sorry.

I will add some of the whole kart today.

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2016, 02:27 AM
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Posted By Volksdad
And here is a view with my legs.

And here is a view with my legs.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2016, 02:23 AM
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Posted By Volksdad
Second pedals done. I linked them up with steel...

Second pedals done. I linked them up with steel bar stock I had left over and they work well. I welded a footrest that grabs my heel nicely.

I'm currently looking for more sheet metal to add a...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2016, 02:07 AM
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Posted By Volksdad
The roll bar IS UGLY. Really ugly... And a little...

The roll bar IS UGLY. Really ugly... And a little crooked btw- But it does make the kart a little better should it tip.

There is a belt - a rudimentary one that keeps us in the kart during tight...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 09:16 PM
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Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
These are the bars. And the new seat...

These are the bars.

And the new seat padding. Cause my back feels like **** from riding.

Gotta make a seat.... Need to figure out how to do it on the cheap, as funds are nonexistent for this...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Volksdad
New bars across rear so I can bungee on a...

New bars across rear so I can bungee on a toolbox. It's from cabelas, one of those plastic ammo boxes.

I decided to do this after pushing this kart back two blocks when the chain jumped the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 09:07 PM
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Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
The offending engine. Beware cheap Chinese return...

The offending engine. Beware cheap Chinese return springs.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 08:38 PM
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Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
Added another engine mount to get things lined...

Added another engine mount to get things lined up.... Seems the old sprocket is A few degrees off!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Volksdad
Out with the old...

Out with the old...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Volksdad
And here is the donor material....

And here is the donor material....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Volksdad
Ok here's the kart before I started cutting... ...

Ok here's the kart before I started cutting...

That's the original engine.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-27-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
You guys are killin me, lol. It's a real pia to...

You guys are killin me, lol. It's a real pia to post from the iPad, but I'll try.

I have been tearing up the neighborhood- added a roll bar to keep mother happy....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-13-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
Ok.... Kill switch wired, and roll cage...

Ok.... Kill switch wired, and roll cage installed.

I need nice seat belts now so I think I'll cruise eBay for some four point belts.

I also need a seat....

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-23-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
Ok so I finally got the engine ( predator 212 )...

Ok so I finally got the engine ( predator 212 ) on .... I had to fab up a new engine mount at a weird angle to get the gears to align properly and well I just couldn't resist taking it for a spin. M...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-23-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
Found some great wheels for it. They were only...

Found some great wheels for it. They were only five bucks each at my local agri supply, so I got them. Me-be for a trailer for the go kart.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-23-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
One more

One more
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-23-2016, 07:58 PM
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Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
Wrong pic

Wrong pic
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-23-2016, 07:55 PM
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Views: 5,725
Posted By Volksdad
This cart dragged me across the street.

So I'm posting it here as a build off entry.
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