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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-26-2020, 07:30 PM
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Yes , for headlight's , I'm using some LED...

Yes , for headlight's , I'm using some LED flood/spot combo lights . Gonna arc a chrome plated 7/8" steel tube between the front fenders , mounting kinda low. The lights need to be no less than 18"...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-19-2020, 09:44 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
Need some pics !!

Need some pics !!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-19-2020, 09:39 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
These are the bearing cups welded up. Just need...

These are the bearing cups welded up. Just need to clean em, drill the bolt holes, then paint em....
These are for the shifter linkage. They hold the crossbar..
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-17-2020, 01:25 AM
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Posted By firemanjim
Got the clutch pedal done. Brake pedal just needs...

Got the clutch pedal done. Brake pedal just needs the tubes cut to length and then welding. Gonna pick up some more flat stock tomorrow and cut up the pieces for the throttle pedal.
Kinda getting...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-16-2020, 12:05 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
My machine has been tied up lately with long...

My machine has been tied up lately with long jobs, so sliding in time to make my own parts sometimes delays my work...☹️ First pic , sometimes you go backwards to go forwards....:mad2:
I machined 2...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-15-2020, 09:54 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
Pulse pump on a dirt bike engine

Has anyone ever used a pulse pump with a dirt bike engine? I prefer to hide my gas tank , so I need to either use a pulse pump , or buy an electric fuel pump to fill a smaller bullet style gravity...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-30-2020, 09:41 AM
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Views: 196
Posted By firemanjim
Maybe this will help....

Maybe this will help....
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-27-2020, 09:57 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
I can't post what I want to say , so :wai: :wai: ...

I can't post what I want to say , so :wai: :wai: Freakin' SWEET !!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-27-2020, 07:43 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
:smiley_omg: :smiley_omg: :popcorn:

:smiley_omg: :smiley_omg: :popcorn:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-27-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 235
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Posted By firemanjim
Well , shifter mount is welded in, and shifter...

Well , shifter mount is welded in, and shifter handle bolted in. Moves flawlessly thanks to the double ball bearings.... 😁 Going to cut it off at the yellow line and weld in a 3/8"-18 bolt with the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-27-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,309
Posted By firemanjim
Made a battery tray , battery fit nice........

Made a battery tray , battery fit nice..... Tacked in in place, and can't put battery in unless I take body off.... No can do at the moment.... Battery install can wait.
Got my new 9 tooth sprocket...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-26-2020, 10:31 PM
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Posted By firemanjim
Got some wiring done.... Got my shifter situation...

Got some wiring done.... Got my shifter situation situated....more to come...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-23-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By firemanjim
Use a jackshaft to get the gear ratio you need ,...

Use a jackshaft to get the gear ratio you need , using smaller sprockets....
I just made this jackshaft on my kart today. I needed to put the "big " sprocket on the opposite side of the output...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-19-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By firemanjim
There should be a bracket on your frame that it...

There should be a bracket on your frame that it fits in. It's usually set up as a floater , so look for a C looking bracket. You need a disc that rides in between the brake pads. The disc mounts on...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-19-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By firemanjim
Yeah with no problem.... Just use as big a disc...

Yeah with no problem.... Just use as big a disc as you can.... 6"-8" range if possible...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-19-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By firemanjim
That 2300 RPM is the engagement speed for full...

That 2300 RPM is the engagement speed for full engagement...... It will handle more than 5000 RPM..... My Chinese clutches hold true over 6400 rpm 9-10hp ..... No problems......
EDIT
A mini bike...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-19-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By firemanjim
It would work pretty good. Use as big a disc as...

It would work pretty good. Use as big a disc as possible for the most stopping power. The 150cc refers to an ATV/ATV engine , not go kart....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-19-2020, 10:19 PM
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Views: 139
Posted By firemanjim
:welcome2: I like your idea.... I'm using a...

:welcome2:
I like your idea.... I'm using a 200cc ATV engine manual 4 speed with reverse for my go kart. I would look for a ATV engine on eBay from a Honda or something like that , that is a semi...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-19-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,309
Posted By firemanjim
Laid out the wiring again so I can start the cut...

Laid out the wiring again so I can start the cut n splice surgery .... I noticed 3 of the plugs had the wires in reverse order of the mating plug. Had to unpin them and fix it.... Pretty sad since 2...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-17-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,309
Posted By firemanjim
@GEGCORP2012 no, I bent it by hand using angle...

@GEGCORP2012 no, I bent it by hand using angle iron to start the bend. Then I just kept working it by hand until it fit correctly. It's not perfect, but close enough for me. One of these days I will...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-17-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,309
Posted By firemanjim
We I got one door panel bent up correctly and cry...

We I got one door panel bent up correctly and cry into place... I also put the new engine in , lined it up and tacked the front mounts so it won't move. Sprockets won't be here until Tuesday , so I...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-15-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,309
Posted By firemanjim
Tried to bend/roll a door panel last night.......

Tried to bend/roll a door panel last night.... Did t work so well.... Anybody got a good idea or trick to bending the radius I need , without a roller or metal brake ? Any ideas would be...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-13-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 18,309
Posted By firemanjim
Busy day so didn't get much done. Tomorrow is...

Busy day so didn't get much done. Tomorrow is coming on real fast already.....
Cut out the dash panel today at work. Might run some screws through to the 1" square tubing inside the windshield base,...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By firemanjim
You can get an electric start kit on eBay and...

You can get an electric start kit on eBay and Amazon...... About $100 total plus shipping. New flywheel and starter motor , ect.... And then you either have to buy a new cover or find a kit that...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-11-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By firemanjim
I machine a lot of my own parts for my projects....

I machine a lot of my own parts for my projects. I have the same engine of which you speak..... The easiest way to put it to practical use is to get a sprocket that fits the shaft. Then set up a jack...
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