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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-30-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By tinknocker
a 24 in and 14 out would fit perfectly. wheres a...

a 24 in and 14 out would fit perfectly. wheres a good place to buy a cheap kit for a 41 chain? everything i found was pretty pricy
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-28-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By tinknocker
how big would that 26T be? cuz i have no room at...

how big would that 26T be? cuz i have no room at all!

and i know how to weld and have a welder, so welding isn't a big deal.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-24-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By tinknocker
Jackshaft help!

As some of you may know, my go kart was finished but the clutch was smoking right away. i got no room for a larger sprocket so i need a jackshaft. I just need help with the gearing. due to lack of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
would a kit like this work? ...

would a kit like this work?
http://www.bmikarts.com/item/Go-Kart---Minibike-Jackshaft-Kit-400950-1267

With a 14T and a 10T? or is it bad to run the same size input as clutch. i did it on the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
i tried using that calculator and when i put in...

i tried using that calculator and when i put in 14T clutch, 54T sprocket, 22T Input, 12T Engine driver, i get 7.07:1. am i doin somethin wrong?
sorry i just have no knowledge of jackshaft setups,...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
the only place i could really put the jackshaft...

the only place i could really put the jackshaft is on the back of my seat... i guess that could work. and no lube on the shoes, made sure of that. the gearing is like 3.8:1, so im pretty sure thats...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
T5314-72 SPROCKET 72 TOOTH 4 INCH BHC 11-3/4"...

T5314-72 SPROCKET 72 TOOTH 4 INCH BHC 11-3/4" 64.50


Thats the largest 72 tooth sprocket i saw and its not even 12".... sooo 72 should fit my 13" tires just fine right..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
well ****.... guess im adding a jackshaft... What...

well ****.... guess im adding a jackshaft... What size gears should i get to make it so i have a reliable kart
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-13-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
Anyone know where to find a cheap 72T sprocket...

Anyone know where to find a cheap 72T sprocket for the 41 chain? i found one website but the sprocket is like 70$...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-12-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
its a 41 chain. i dont think 80-85 tooth would...

its a 41 chain. i dont think 80-85 tooth would fit because i only got 13" tires. i didnt want to change the sprocket, but if i have to i will.. cuz im not spending 300 on a clutch lol

Im not...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-12-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
CORRECTION! I have a 14T clutch, not 12 because...

CORRECTION! I have a 14T clutch, not 12 because the shaft is 1"
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-12-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
Its made for roads, paths, and flat land. No...

Its made for roads, paths, and flat land. No hills, ramps, etc...
Would a heavier duty clutch work? The one clutch i have is rated for 13 hp, which the engine had stock but i removed the governor so...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-12-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By tinknocker
Clutch smoking now...

Just finished the go kart, and the clutch started smoking in like 5 min of use. Its a 13hp engine, 13" tires, 12T clutch, 54T Sprocket. Changing the sprocket isn't really an option because its kind...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-12-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By tinknocker
Not 1 inch, 1 foot, i think ill just weld on some...

Not 1 inch, 1 foot, i think ill just weld on some solid steel for weight. Thanks..

im having greater problems now though, my clutch is smoking and my chain flew off lol...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-12-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By tinknocker
go kart is done! but...

i finished my go kart this morning by putting on the tie rods, i went and test drove it and at speeds under 10mph the go kart doesnt seem to want to turn. I understand its mainly because the rear...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By tinknocker
I went to a few hardware stores but didnt find...

I went to a few hardware stores but didnt find fine threads. I ended up going on Mcmaster-Carr and got 2' for like 3$, but they didnt say how much shipping would be, they just said "it will be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-07-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,375
Posted By tinknocker
3/8 fine threaded rod

anyone know where to find? I bought tie rod ends assuming home depot or somewhere would have fine threaded rod for the ends. They only have coarse.
Then i went to buy 2 11" tie rods on BMI karts,...
Forum: FAQ & Articles 10-05-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 36,059
Posted By tinknocker
i just tried doing this and had to toss the whole...

i just tried doing this and had to toss the whole thing. I tried to make it look neat by running it with my frame and there were to many bends to the cable would stick...yes i know this is a 3 year...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-28-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By tinknocker
tie rod question

From the center of the hole on my spindle to the center of the hole on my Pittman arm I measured 12.5".
I was looking into buying the whole tie rod assembly from bmi. They sell 11" and 13" tie...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-16-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By tinknocker
Cant find clutch soo....

Engine is 420cc predator with 13+ hp, 13" tires

Im ordering parts now and I was originally planning on using a 54T sprocket #41 chain with a 12T Clutch (1" bore)...
however it seems ****...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By tinknocker
Will do, thanks for the help!

Will do, thanks for the help!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-14-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By tinknocker
ohh i see what you mean. Well at the moment im...

ohh i see what you mean. Well at the moment im still welding my frame together, but i should be done this week. just trying to get some ideas. The go kart is spider karts 'recluse' go kart, just...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By tinknocker
Oh i thought you meant I couldnt use the hubs...

Oh i thought you meant I couldnt use the hubs that you showed me. So the hubs you showed me i would just slide over the keyed axle and have it flush with the axle hanger? Then the nut to keep it in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By tinknocker
Oh i see... but how do those hubs attach? The...

Oh i see... but how do those hubs attach? The other hubs had a set screw to lock them onto the axle, with those i dont see a thing. Do they just run flush with the axle hanger or something...
What...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By tinknocker
I found these rear wheel/tires.... ...

I found these rear wheel/tires....
http://www.bmikarts.com/item/13x5.00-6-Carlisle-Tire-Split-Rim-260120-6331

and these front...
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