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Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 09-24-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,475
Posted By James.Ait.2013
:2guns:Aussie, Oi! Aussie, Oi! Aussie, Oi! ...

:2guns:Aussie, Oi! Aussie, Oi! Aussie, Oi!
Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi !:2guns:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-21-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,863
Posted By James.Ait.2013
This is a build I want to see going. and its...

This is a build I want to see going. and its great to see another Aussie mate! :)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-08-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,686
Posted By James.Ait.2013
I have spent a month going through plans. And...

I have spent a month going through plans. And would you be able to dig up those pictures? that would be a great help.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-06-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,686
Posted By James.Ait.2013
I am using these plans, because the rectangular...

I am using these plans, because the rectangular chassis I first drew out on my shed floor wasn't acquitted for my needs. so I am wanting to know, would this design be good? or are there better plans...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-06-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,686
Posted By James.Ait.2013
The one I came up with didn't suit my steering...

The one I came up with didn't suit my steering set ups and It's just better to base it off a race frame as thats what all my parts suit
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-05-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,686
Posted By James.Ait.2013
I already have engine, Clutch axle wheels....

I already have engine, Clutch axle wheels. steering shaft with wheel and boss, front spindles, front wheels, tie-rods, seat and I am a confident welder. what else do I need to buy?

I am using a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-04-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,390
Posted By James.Ait.2013
This might help you.. its a free plan. so I hope...

This might help you.. its a free plan. so I hope i'm doing nothing illegal.

http://www.cutpriceracing.com.au/Docs/RaceKart_Plan.pdf
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-04-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,686
Posted By James.Ait.2013
Advice with plans and building.

I'm still searching through free online plans, where I found these plans. They are some of the best and most detailed plans I have come across. you can down load them here:
...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-06-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 131,353
Posted By James.Ait.2013
the rain really has set in around home. 2 inches...

the rain really has set in around home. 2 inches of rain over the weekend. no fox shooting for me. :mad:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-04-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 56,510
Posted By James.Ait.2013
Any chance of you being able to send one of these...

Any chance of you being able to send one of these overseas? I'm in Australia mate.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-27-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By James.Ait.2013
If you are looking to have a centrifugal clutch...

If you are looking to have a centrifugal clutch with a shaft adapter I would recommend just buying one from GA spares from your local mower shop, my work bought it for $26? Roughly. You might pay...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-24-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 60,874
Posted By James.Ait.2013
maths aren't my strong point... but thank you...

maths aren't my strong point... but thank you anyway. :lolgoku:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-24-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 39,963
Posted By James.Ait.2013
nice work mate, where do you drive your trike?

nice work mate, where do you drive your trike?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-23-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 60,874
Posted By James.Ait.2013
I don't look at my tread for three days, and this...

I don't look at my tread for three days, and this happens. anyway.. thanks for the math/science lession :lolgoku:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-23-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 39,963
Posted By James.Ait.2013
Nice job on your trike mate! I have a go kart...

Nice job on your trike mate! I have a go kart live axle on mine, and I cannot keep it in a straight line! you will love it when you get it to the stage when it will throw twins not just a single...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-22-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By James.Ait.2013
I believe it might be, I have sat in a...

I believe it might be, I have sat in a comfortable position and drew from there. it just so happened to end up 1,500mm. should I rethink this before I start? I don't want to get to the end of the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-22-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 60,874
Posted By James.Ait.2013
as I understand it, torque is shown as...

as I understand it, torque is shown as acceleration and horsepower is your top speed as it is measured how fast you can achieve with your max RPM.

As a great person said, under steer is when you...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-22-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By James.Ait.2013
even if i was to stand up the engine i would have...

even if i was to stand up the engine i would have to make an adapter. but since the chainsaw card doesn't have a float and uses a pump to scavenge fuel, so it can be mounted anywhere at any point.
...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-21-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,011
Posted By James.Ait.2013
Start of a Victa go kart build

Right! I now have finished what I believe I will need to build my own Victa powered go kart.

my kart so far, just a chalk drawing with a seat, wheels, steering wheels and engine (engine is...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-21-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 60,874
Posted By James.Ait.2013
To answer some questions and dig up my own...

To answer some questions and dig up my own thread. the pedals free wheel, just like all new bikes the pedals don't turn when I ride forward. also, the reason I cut up the frame was it has been...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-21-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By James.Ait.2013
what size square tube for a ladder shape frame?

I have finally built up enough information and cash to build my own go kart. (YAY! :thumbsup: ) and i just need one last thing from you guys. I am 6' and still growing, and roughly 75-80kg and still...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-20-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,519
Posted By James.Ait.2013
yeah, i'll just stick with a clutch now. im only...

yeah, i'll just stick with a clutch now. im only chasing 6-7hp around what a clone engine puts out. I'm just after a fun kart that is good and reliable and cheap. If i want more power, and it will be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-20-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,519
Posted By James.Ait.2013
I was thinking of doing this, but wouldn't it...

I was thinking of doing this, but wouldn't it chew through belts at a great rate of knots?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-19-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,519
Posted By James.Ait.2013
So, does these pulleys work as a clutch or do you...

So, does these pulleys work as a clutch or do you just ride them until you run out of fuel or die? :)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-19-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,519
Posted By James.Ait.2013
That is retail price. Mine was free, or if I...

That is retail price. Mine was free, or if I payed for it it would have been $26? I think. Anyway, some of you guys need to make good friends with people that own mower shops! :)
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