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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 97
Posted By BigWes
Thanks for the welcome back!

Thanks for the welcome back!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By BigWes
Cool truck! Your wife is pretty cool for getting...

Cool truck! Your wife is pretty cool for getting that for you too!

So it would seem that rear differential is geared really low. I wonder if someone in the past had intended to run it on an...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 97
Posted By BigWes
Unbanned just in time to enjoy this great post! ...

Unbanned just in time to enjoy this great post!

That food looks great!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-27-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By BigWes
You would be better served with an 80 tooth...

You would be better served with an 80 tooth sprocket on that I think, you'd have way more pull off the bottom...a TC would be the best option and you could swing a 72t sprocket easy enough without as...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-26-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By BigWes
I've never heard of that...I have seen one...

I've never heard of that...I have seen one overheat and let metal go from inside when it started glowing red...

It hasn't gotten sand inside of it or maybe rust has it? Maybe it needs cleaned up?...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-26-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By BigWes
What? You wanna ask folks how to get the...

What?

You wanna ask folks how to get the thing to crank easier?

And you knowingly have carburetor problems?

Hang on a sec...

If you fix all the big problems the little problems tend to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-26-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By BigWes
I'll show you guys what it's going on as soon as...

I'll show you guys what it's going on as soon as I get a chance...I just been busy as heck
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-26-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
Yup...and at least it's entertaining!

Yup...and at least it's entertaining!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-25-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By BigWes
that thing is a definitely a treasure as Sid...

that thing is a definitely a treasure as Sid says...I know absolutely nothing about it...but it speaks to me...

Some part of me would want to restore it and bring it back to life and keep it as...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-25-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By BigWes
:D Oh yeah!!! I love it!!! Spool...

:D

Oh yeah!!!

I love it!!!

Spool up some Iron Maiden 'Two Minutes to Midnight' :D

Awesome!!!!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-25-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
Uh Yeah! Dude? Who was driving that bus???...

Uh Yeah!

Dude? Who was driving that bus??? Cause I'm still lost!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGtYLRQh1Gk
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-25-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
Gentlemen... don't think I automatically try to...

Gentlemen... don't think I automatically try to assume everything could possibly be wrong with someone's kart. I promise you that is not what I do. All things being equal, if any of you guys tell me...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-25-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By BigWes
Those JD benders are sweet I seen some guy...

Those JD benders are sweet I seen some guy showcasing one on YouTube but just one set of dies are expensive as the basic unit...but it does nice work.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-24-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By BigWes
Or it may just be burnt up

Or it may just be burnt up
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-24-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By BigWes
That's pretty cool...never even considered...

That's pretty cool...never even considered hacking up old chairs and stuff...

Been out of town the entire weekend so I've got nothing done.

On a good note my buddy gave me an old predator 301...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-23-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By BigWes
Yes, I tried that for something else but it...

Yes, I tried that for something else but it failed...kinked...

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I could do that, and I may, but I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-23-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By BigWes
I have actually considered this, thought about...

I have actually considered this, thought about mocking something up with a wrapping paper tube and using that as a template.

I am curious as to how geometric appearance would be. I want it more...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-23-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By BigWes
generic homemade exhaust pipe questions

All right guys. It's my turn to ask some of you guys some questions. Primarily to some of you guys that do a lot of your own fabricating. And I've seen some of the work some of y'all have done and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-22-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 520
Posted By BigWes
Lol...no one messes with Chuck!

Lol...no one messes with Chuck!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-21-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By BigWes
Interesting question! I've never looked into it...

Interesting question! I've never looked into it myself. There is a major difference in the two engines though. The four stroke in the same range is probably making a lot more low end torque. So maybe...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-21-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 520
Posted By BigWes
Yes, three washers will be fine. I too was...

Yes, three washers will be fine. I too was thinking by the way you was writing that your clutch was hanging half way off the shaft. You don't have to have it up against the engine housing by any...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 913
Posted By BigWes
I'm going to properly restore and rebuild a...

I'm going to properly restore and rebuild a proper frame and set of seat rails for it at some point. And then I plan on having a seat cushion made for it...so yea
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-21-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 752
Posted By BigWes
The OHV done away with the flathead in the...

The OHV done away with the flathead in the automotive industry due to this exact reason along with increased cooling capabilities of more water flow around the cylinder walls instead of porting...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-20-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 913
Posted By BigWes
Made a few changes to the Ken-Bar this afternoon....

Made a few changes to the Ken-Bar this afternoon. Swapped out the bent OEM wheel assemblies temporarily with the GPS rims and slicks. Also installed the GPS steering wheel. Seems to be upside down so...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-20-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 520
Posted By BigWes
Running inboard or outboard is based mainly on...

Running inboard or outboard is based mainly on space or ease of alignment primarily.

I personally will not run a clutch with the sprocket oriented inboard because I don't like the fact should...
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