Go Back   DIY Go Kart Forum > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 48
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: slowJEEP
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-05-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 495
Posted By slowJEEP
CVT and/or jackshaft will make you a lot happier....

CVT and/or jackshaft will make you a lot happier.

Jim in Florida
Forum: Electric Projects 11-18-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,363
Posted By slowJEEP
I put a 40 series clutch on a 1.5HP AC motor. ...

I put a 40 series clutch on a 1.5HP AC motor. Needed to get the 60HP motor up to speed before energizing. Phase converter so no load on the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-13-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,253
Posted By slowJEEP
37. Have wanted to build a cart for 30 years. ...

37. Have wanted to build a cart for 30 years. Finally at a point where I can dedicate resources to it. Did the Baja SAE thing in college.

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-13-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By slowJEEP
You can DIY piece by piece or get what you need...

You can DIY piece by piece or get what you need from a go kart supply website. Being you prefer metric, I assume you aren't in the US?

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-03-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Not sure. There's no markings to suggest it's...

Not sure. There's no markings to suggest it's even a zuk. K419-144755 looks like the serial...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-03-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Lol, 200 for the motor. 20 for the carb,...

Lol, 200 for the motor. 20 for the carb, electronics, exhaust. Supposedly it has a big bore kit and sime sweet aftermarket carb. I have no knowlege on the subject to verify or deny.

Jim in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-02-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
It was cheap. Only reason I pulled the trigger...

It was cheap. Only reason I pulled the trigger on it.

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-02-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Picked up a motor from a DRZ...

Picked up a motor from a DRZ 400.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191102/d77f05e341fb29a994dcff1087b77577.jpg

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By slowJEEP
Thanks for sticking with me on this thought...

Thanks for sticking with me on this thought exercise. Here's the Jimny trans in lieu of the previous drivetrain. It looks a lot better.

The wave runner motors are cool bc they are meant to get...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By slowJEEP
https://youtu.be/pQqILYoHA18 This trans...

https://youtu.be/pQqILYoHA18

This trans seems plausible. Can get them from Japan.

I agree on finding a different motor. Unless I can figure out a reason this setup is better than a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By slowJEEP
ISO small transmission ideas

Designing a small cart (similar to mini/dwarf/midget sprint cars) for the fun of it. May never make it off of the computer screen. I've been basing the design on a 4cyl 4 stroke jet ski motor my...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-26-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,763
Posted By slowJEEP
Where'd you get the gearboxes? I know as soon as...

Where'd you get the gearboxes? I know as soon as i bought some, a free quad would show up on Craigslist.

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-21-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,763
Posted By slowJEEP
What brand of brushcutter do you make? I just...

What brand of brushcutter do you make? I just got out of the land clearing business. We had a ground shark but never used it. Cimaf head was way better, even at mowing grass.

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-20-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Sweet, good to know about that motor. I've been...

Sweet, good to know about that motor. I've been thinking about a 4wd cart.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-20-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
150cc seems like it'd be the minimum. 450 honda...

150cc seems like it'd be the minimum. 450 honda would be nice because we know it works well but I think almost any make/model could be made to work.

Jim in Florida

---------- Post added at...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-19-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Completing the design and scoring a cheap motor...

Completing the design and scoring a cheap motor would be good triggers for starting a build. People get desperate just before tax return season so maybe something will come available soon. In the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Rear axle roughed out. It's been difficult to...

Rear axle roughed out. It's been difficult to make improvements on this design over the original. I'm an engineer for a living and in my opinion they've built a lean...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-04-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
More...

More details.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191004/7ab592916f8f8e41fc996db7306b86a2.jpg

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-02-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
New ideas are cool but the barbie Jeep seems like...

New ideas are cool but the barbie Jeep seems like a riot to me. Here's what i have so far.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191003/ea714577e4027be90c68e39d7c113438.jpg

Jim in Florida
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-02-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
The acceleration and offroad handling of the...

The acceleration and offroad handling of the barbie cart is second to none ive ever seen.

The sport bike builds are always disappointing. Ive never seen someone get the gearing right. Aaand,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-01-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By slowJEEP
Barbie Jeep crf450 GHPC

Anyone seen the kart that Grind Hard Plumbing Co built? Best kart ever built.




https://youtu.be/qgEAtv4E0GQ

I wanna build some copies.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-03-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,723
Posted By slowJEEP
Been a long time and haven't touched the kart. ...

Been a long time and haven't touched the kart. I've graduated from school, gotten a real job and purchased a house. Good news: I have a big workshop. Bad news: I don't have access to a mill and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-18-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,723
Posted By slowJEEP
Holy cow this thread isn't dead. Back to the top...

Holy cow this thread isn't dead. Back to the top with some recent work.

Some parts from McMaster Carr Kitty:
4340 3/4" shaft, circlips, 1/16" o-ring stock, 1/4" and 3/16" key stock for the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-31-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,723
Posted By slowJEEP
Just got the rear tires mounted. The right tire...

Just got the rear tires mounted. The right tire has 25psi (tire people did it) vs the left with ~3psi (what I plan to run on the kart). http://i78.photobucket.com/albums/j116/jimkeith/IMG_3127.jpg...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-02-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,626
Posted By slowJEEP
Any video or a V2.0?

Any video or a V2.0?
Showing results 1 to 25 of 48

 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:30 PM.