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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By Smerft85
Looks like more fun than my day, I cleaned the...

Looks like more fun than my day, I cleaned the garage.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By Smerft85
Thank you! As for the flag he will be in...

Thank you!

As for the flag he will be in his own yard, and I'm forced into temporary retirement. I'll mention it to their dad for sure.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-07-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
It stops pretty well, steering is ok, but much...

It stops pretty well, steering is ok, but much room for improvement, I'm terrified to do a top speed run, I've had it to 30-35ish, and the front end somewhat floats and hops the faster I go, at those...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-07-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
https://youtu.be/DGhtPs0Xlaw Hope this...

https://youtu.be/DGhtPs0Xlaw

Hope this works, I'm not big on tech.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By Smerft85
Never kniw, I may just do it! I've got the...

Never kniw, I may just do it! I've got the stickers! :lolgoku:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-07-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
I can't seem to post the video I took showing...

I can't seem to post the video I took showing it's functional, tips?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By Smerft85
Yeah, the purple grew on me, it's actually going...

Yeah, the purple grew on me, it's actually going for my niece and nephew to share, at least till I finish a second one for them, red and purple are their combined favorite colors, I'll pull it into...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 80
Posted By Smerft85
Remember that little manco 400 I picked up?

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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By Smerft85
First, welcome! Neat little rig you have there....

First, welcome! Neat little rig you have there. As for suggestions, what are you aiming to do with it? I think the lack of responses may be attributed to no one really knowing what you are asking.
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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-05-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
I put the rear up on stands and ran it full out,...

I put the rear up on stands and ran it full out, didn't throw the chain but the alignment is about 1/16th off, good eye! It is part of my final tweaks and repairs, I need a spacer between the sproket...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By Smerft85
My neck, my back, my neck AND my back! You been...

My neck, my back, my neck AND my back! You been here long enough, what's up with that picture? �� sorry, had to pick on someone.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 331
Posted By Smerft85
It could still be salvageable, and yes you can...

It could still be salvageable, and yes you can replace just the driver pulley, but it may be cheaper to order the whole China t/c, pull the driven off the aluminum plate and mount it on that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By Smerft85
Your video said it's set to private

Your video said it's set to private
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By Smerft85
I stand corrected, mine is not a honda product...

I stand corrected, mine is not a honda product and other than mine requiring a 1" engine shaft, they appear to be identical which leads me to believe the shaft should be "standard", only one way to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-05-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 221
Posted By Smerft85
The wet clutch isn't a honda product, looks...

The wet clutch isn't a honda product, looks identical to the one I pulled off my concession kart, but yes they should last. I'd consider opening the clutch case, sometimes those will allow water...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-05-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 76,579
Posted By Smerft85
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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-05-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
113988 I went ahead and answered my own...

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I went ahead and answered my own question, they work!

The only thing left is making a seat. The test ride will make it official, but it starts and runs, travels under it's own power,...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-05-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
May be a dumb question, but there is a wire on...

May be a dumb question, but there is a wire on the front of the gx270 that seems to run positive current while it's running, would it be enough to power a small pair of fog lights for 12v automotive?
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-04-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
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It now has a floor, keeping to the "scrapper" theme, steering column is supported and rock solid, kill switch/key needs a couple feet of wire and grounded, a seat back of some...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 331
Posted By Smerft85
I've had that one listed for $20 for over two...

I've had that one listed for $20 for over two months, no takers, and as you'll see above, can't give it away! �� if it's a non-running techumseh and no one nearby needs free parts, it's next best...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 331
Posted By Smerft85
113977 If this is the same techumseh and you...

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If this is the same techumseh and you want to mess with it, I'll send you this one to use for parts for the cost of shipping, it has spark otherwise I know little about it.

I'd go with...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 331
Posted By Smerft85
Unless you are wanting a color change I'd leave...

Unless you are wanting a color change I'd leave it be, looks very clean overall. Much nicer than mine that I paid 4x more for! I think the predators have a 3/4" shaft, so if your converter has the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-04-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
Posted By Smerft85
Throttle cable is routed and only needs to be...

Throttle cable is routed and only needs to be attached to the engine, tonight I'll weld in supports for the steering column and run a kill switch. After that it's a floor and figure out my bucket...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 12-02-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By Smerft85
Getting close! Maiden voyage should be soon.

Getting close! Maiden voyage should be soon.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-02-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,375
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