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Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By itsid
expansion chamber exhausts are 100% a two stroke...

expansion chamber exhausts are 100% a two stroke thing!
JT is correct there.

And that appears to be an NSR engine maybe an NS engine, not a CBR125

And while there are pre-muffler 4strokes with...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 153
Posted By itsid
starting from the back.. ChengShin still makes...

starting from the back..
ChengShin still makes vintage slicks.. (4.10 -3.5 x 5)
IMHO that's what you might want to install.
there are also NOS vintage slicks sometimes on ebay..
and...
Forum: Electric Projects Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 21
Posted By itsid
50.. on this.. with cheapest possible bicycle...

50.. on this.. with cheapest possible bicycle brakes...
can't decide if that's brave or your entry for a Darwin Award..

'sid
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 71
Posted By itsid
ah true... for 35 it's most likely a clone.. ...

ah true... for 35 it's most likely a clone..
just checked, the GE is a two shoe clutch.. sooo that'd be out anyways..

The main issue will be the back/base plate btw..
with too much torque the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 71
Posted By itsid
appears to be a Noram clutch.. enforcer.. GE??...

appears to be a Noram clutch..
enforcer.. GE?? something alike I guess...
and with needle bearings I think we talk a 17-20hp rating.
worst case: 1600 series (rated 15hp?)

I'd say pretty safe on...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By itsid
yeah .. couldn't tell either.. green/blue might...

yeah .. couldn't tell either.. green/blue might have been swapped,
but that should only reverse direction really...

what trips me off are the additional red[orange?] and black wire in the pic.....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 153
Posted By itsid
No... it is not! it's no Rupp at all.. it's...

No... it is not!

it's no Rupp at all.. it's a pre-Rupp Lancer (1963)

At least I think so, since that'd be the single mentioning of
a chromed swing arm!
112851
(find the typo in this ad ;))...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 153
Posted By itsid
my bets are on the wheel bearings tbh.. ...

my bets are on the wheel bearings tbh..

chromed rear.. me neither!

'sid

PS please get rid of that chinese swear word ... that kart deserves better! (it needs a two stroke.. one as old as...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 370
Posted By itsid
I took another closer look at the second pic you...

I took another closer look at the second pic you posted in the first post up there..

quite obviously the TC cannot shift up properly and is stuck maybe 30% the way up the driver sheaves.
Main...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-15-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 153
Posted By itsid
if it doesn't hit going straight it mustn't hit...

if it doesn't hit going straight it mustn't hit in turns..
if it does that's a tell tale sign of a shot bearing (wheel bearings mostly)
or bushing (knuckle on the tierod) or sometimes just missing...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By itsid
since it's a bit velvety it's indeed just carbon...

since it's a bit velvety it's indeed just carbon fouled ..
so way too much fuel over a loong period of time,
or a minor oil leak
maybe the next smaller main jet is indeed a better choice...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-14-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By itsid
could you post a pic of the spark plug (business...

could you post a pic of the spark plug (business end)?

that could tell us if your spark plug's getting wet (not sparking because of too much fuel)
or it's white and crusted by now (too lean to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 161
Posted By itsid
and you are saying that also fixed the wobbly TC?...

and you are saying that also fixed the wobbly TC?
I doubt it ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By itsid
Have you minimum wired that thing already? (ie:...

Have you minimum wired that thing already?
(ie: battery, motor phases, HE sensor, on/off switch, throttle and NOTHING else)
it's usually the 'testconfig' (should run slow but should run)
frankly...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By itsid
yeah and the important part still missing.. ...

yeah and the important part still missing..
what motor, what controller (model, specs etc...)

Since frankly I have the suspicion you tried to fire up a 1800W motor with a 1000W Controller,
thus...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 161
Posted By itsid
No need to pull the pulleys .. just remove the...

No need to pull the pulleys ..
just remove the bolt, and the outer bell can be taken off without removing anything else.

once tested, bell back on, bolt back in.. done!

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 125
Posted By itsid
slap the tecumseh back on if you can.. (or at...

slap the tecumseh back on if you can..
(or at least keep it with the kart)
original is always better than cheapest possible chinese replacement when it comes to selling things ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By itsid
oh indeed an oval Margay chassis.. must've missed...

oh indeed an oval Margay chassis.. must've missed that (selective perception quite possible)
the american habbit of going just round in circles (excuse me.. ovals) is the most boring thing I could...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-14-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By itsid
Nono, the plate is in an okay spot to take a...

Nono, the plate is in an okay spot to take a picture of you just cut something important off ;)...
and it DOES say Jacobsen, so people on reddit either didn't have that plate pic to go by,
or just...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-13-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 161
Posted By itsid
Might be wrong but to me it looks like the outer...

Might be wrong but to me it looks like the outer bell appears to be bent ..
remove the bell and check the weights and garter springs,
make sure both springs are hooked dead center on a weight, ...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-13-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 52
Posted By itsid
*cough* hayabusa 1999.. 1300cc.. 175horses 138Nm...

*cough* hayabusa 1999.. 1300cc.. 175horses 138Nm (compared to the 119 of the super blackbird) aaaand 312km/h (194 mph)
so no.. never was the fastest stock bike in production I'm afraid..
(yes,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-13-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By itsid
I think you are talking about this projeect,...

I think you are talking about this projeect, right?

thus merged!

Post pics of what parts you are dealing with exactly..
I think you might have missed something important..

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-13-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By itsid
frankly I'm not sure those spindles are actually...

frankly I'm not sure those spindles are actually made for that kart...
usually kart mfgs take care to keep the tierods straight and parallel...

that front is 90% a Margay PantherX (minor...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-13-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By itsid
well I can see the MFG name on the plate... (you...

well I can see the MFG name on the plate... (you cut it off so we can't read ...)
but you know the name and the model number..
and frankly I'm a bit curious, why you need us to read the plate you...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-12-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By itsid
my bets on a bypassed governor tbh Oh if you...

my bets on a bypassed governor tbh

Oh if you follow fhb's advice and counterrotate the flywheel.. and it DOES move..
and afterwards in both directions again:
"DO NOT START THE ENGINE UP!"
...
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