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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 151
Posted By karl
Ya know, kinda like I mentioned above? Spin...

Ya know, kinda like I mentioned above?

Spin it with drill, wheels, ect get some sandpaper, less than 1 beer and your done. You only need to remove .005 from the shaft total like I mentioned...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 151
Posted By karl
Its only 5 thou, Im sure if you had a buddy spin...

Its only 5 thou, Im sure if you had a buddy spin the wheels, and hit the jackshaft with a grinder and some sandpaper while spinning , you could make it work right.

Genuine or knock off, the bore...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-14-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By karl
I got a few The blue one is scary fast ,...

I got a few

The blue one is scary fast , picks up the front tire at 20+ mph , and is stupid loud even at idle.
I got about 13 mpg on my last trip.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-09-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 685
Posted By karl
Ive been doing this for years and thought nothing...

Ive been doing this for years and thought nothing of it nor had any issues , the 6in BMI rim was spun by a gx340 clone burning on pavement and the bead never slipped or anything.

Might just be...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-07-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By karl
Not at all. I understand there is a...

Not at all.

I understand there is a market/need for this juggernaut clutch

Go power sports is advertising this clutch to provide superior performance to the regular 30 series driver , on a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-07-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By karl
So the only advantage is the RPM ability, and...

So the only advantage is the RPM ability, and maybe longer service life than a normal 30 series driver under the same operating conditions?

If the 30 series on its own can only handle 8hp, and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 713
Posted By karl
Because go power sports cant make money off you...

Because go power sports cant make money off you then! lol

Makes sense to just use a superior design , Instead of trying to re-enginner an existing product , I can understand why using a 20...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-06-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Yeah The gauges are intellitronix , I worked...

Yeah The gauges are intellitronix , I worked there for a few years.

I still have some stuff, like a prototype tach that can be set from 1 to 12 cylinders, and can read all 4 digits , 3 or 2 (the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-06-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Im kicking myself for not painting it green, I...

Im kicking myself for not painting it green, I forgot I had these LED gauges!

Oh well, Ill probably buy two hose kits and just mount the mechanical boost and oil pressure somewhere. And a...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-06-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,969
Posted By karl
Look what I found on my local CL, if I still...

Look what I found on my local CL, if I still drove my forester id consider picking it up, little out of range of my 1 ton.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-05-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Thanks , cant wait to see what happens when I...

Thanks , cant wait to see what happens when I mash the throttle!

The motorcycle battery cranks it fine, that is a plus.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-05-2020, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By karl
http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=3489...

http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=34894

I have built two with the harbor freight pipe bender, in the way the plans depict.

Once you go over 90 degrees with the HF bender, kinking...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-03-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
I always wanted an azusa kart, it is definitely...

I always wanted an azusa kart, it is definitely inspired by the design.

With the seat forward, about 32in, all the way slid back 36in , bumper to bumper 69in
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-02-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
She should have some grunt :2guns: I ended...

She should have some grunt :2guns:

I ended up just going with turf treads, this is still supposed to be a yard kart of sorts.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-01-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Orange!

Orange!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-30-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Jackshaft parts are in, getting dangerously close...

Jackshaft parts are in, getting dangerously close to a test rip.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-26-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Thanks, hopefully it will make some boost! ...

Thanks, hopefully it will make some boost!

Edit- holy crap this karts gonna be quick

BOOOOOSSSTTT!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFyNWR91lNE
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-24-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Merry Christmas! ...

Merry Christmas!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVsYL9XFL-Y
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-23-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
This should clear things up , .015 makes it fit...

This should clear things up , .015 makes it fit snug. Bolt it down and weld it, done.

So now I can burn in the jack shaft and make something happen.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-22-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Got the brake done, touch the pedal with a pinky...

Got the brake done, touch the pedal with a pinky and the caliper locks solid, let go and the pedal springs back on its own and spins free, perfect.

I got the clutch back, it was bored nice and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-22-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 583
Posted By karl
Im jealous, I owned two or three dingos when I...

Im jealous, I owned two or three dingos when I was younger.

I would love to get another to build up, but everyone wants so much for them.

Good score, can wait too see it flying around!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-17-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Here is my way over engineered pedal linkage. ...

Here is my way over engineered pedal linkage.

The pedal originally pivoted directly on a 3/8 rod, so I drilled it out to 3/4 , and welded in a tube. The ID was reamed to fit 3/8 x 1/2in bushings,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-15-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,877
Posted By karl
Brake! A rarity for my builds, might need it...

Brake!

A rarity for my builds, might need it for this one

Caliper and master are from a KX250

Drilled rotor is good for +5hp

The pedal side will be a bit more difficult , lever/linkage...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-15-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By karl
Interesting motors, Its like the engineers...

Interesting motors,

Its like the engineers looked at the prior hm70-100 flathead engines, and said we are falling behind, lets smack a cylinder head on this to keep up with competition. Hence why...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-14-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 204
Posted By karl
That is definitely not an 11hp engine, it's a 5hp...

That is definitely not an 11hp engine, it's a 5hp briggs , and no 40 series either

You can still a 5 on the recoil starter

Its down to what the frame/chassis is worth to you.
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