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Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 02-07-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By midwesthunter
love the bit about not being able to reply to...

love the bit about not being able to reply to emails concerning the prince of Nigeria!!!
:roflol:
Forum: More Builds 02-03-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 12,157
Posted By midwesthunter
Kelly, that thing is gonna be sweet! We have a...

Kelly, that thing is gonna be sweet! We have a Bonneville car as well. 21' lakester powered by a Ford flatty. The car actually holds a record in the XF class last i checked. The PO had a turboe'd...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 01-26-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,145
Posted By midwesthunter
Congrats! Can't wait to see the vancart finished...

Congrats! Can't wait to see the vancart finished up!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-25-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By midwesthunter
Small update, MFG Supply is actually sending me a...

Small update, MFG Supply is actually sending me a new one and then i will send the old one back. Actually got a person on the phone too, no machine.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-22-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By midwesthunter
I spoke with someone at MFG this morning and she...

I spoke with someone at MFG this morning and she told me to send it back in and they would replace. This one isn't a run out issue. It appears that the hub was brazed to the flange slightly off a...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 01-22-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,586
Posted By midwesthunter
Jim, real sorry to hear about your losses. I...

Jim, real sorry to hear about your losses. I haven't been on here long or talked to you outside of the forum. But its funny how you can feel a relationship of sorts just by typing back and forth. I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-22-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By midwesthunter
Anyone else have this issue??

I ordered my original hub and sprocket from MFG supply got it installed and realized that the hub had run out in it. So i ordered a new hub and sprocket from MFG and now the unit has a wobble left to...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-29-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
I know its been awhile since any progress has...

I know its been awhile since any progress has been made. and...well...nothing else has happened. I did order the TC for it this morning. Its got a chance of being here 12/31. We shall see if i can...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-10-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
No pictures lately, bugs me. Here's some...

No pictures lately, bugs me. Here's some "finished" pictures.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
Gotcha, to be honest i', not even sure which part...

Gotcha, to be honest i', not even sure which part of the tube gets opened...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-10-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
isnt it the GX160 emuslion tube that is a direct...

isnt it the GX160 emuslion tube that is a direct swap??
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-10-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
I refuse to be late or behind! never ends well! ...

I refuse to be late or behind! never ends well!

EDIT: So while dreaming of what this thing is going to be like when i get the TC installed i started wondering. I have exhaust and intake on the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-10-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
No worries jim! The wife took the news way better...

No worries jim! The wife took the news way better than expected too, instead of what i thought was coming (you just built that thing and now its broken, how much money is THIS going to cost???) i got...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
turns out my haunch was correct. There's the end...

turns out my haunch was correct. There's the end of that clutch. Now im going to need a TC for sure.....:censored: Oh well, its a learning curve anyway isnt it?
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-08-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
Why would running twin TC's apply? one engine,...

Why would running twin TC's apply? one engine, Jim. Plus i would like to have a little more versatility. A TC will only run around 115 on evilbay
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
Ok, gents, need some help here. I have driven the...

Ok, gents, need some help here. I have driven the kart a few times now and am starting to believe i have too much tire for the kart, 16x8-7. No biggie, i can add a torque converter instead of the CC....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-07-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
Well, it moved for the first time under it own...

Well, it moved for the first time under it own power this weekend! how fun it is!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
no rubbing intended!! :lolgoku: Actually jim, i...

no rubbing intended!! :lolgoku: Actually jim, i work on the full size versions of the kart your building from time to time. Love the body and i bet yours turns out great. I've read through your...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
No doubt jim! I spent a good 5 hours in the...

No doubt jim! I spent a good 5 hours in the garage last night, got my floor pan installed, got my spindles finished out and got the pitman arm and tie rods fabbed. rear wheels and tires will be here...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-01-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
Its been awhile since anything has happened with...

Its been awhile since anything has happened with the kart. But there is finally some progress, i have front tires mounted, rears are on the way and material has been bought to complete steering...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-10-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
Well the weather has been great...up to this...

Well the weather has been great...up to this point. A "polar vortex" has hit the area i live in. Which has put a temporary hold on things. It won't stop the build but will slow it down slightly, i...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
yeah, im putting the cart before the horse here....

yeah, im putting the cart before the horse here. I need to finish steering linkages and the seat before i start adding frills.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-08-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
i appreciate that! :thumbsup:

i appreciate that! :thumbsup:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-07-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
:thumbsup: of course there are crush tubes! Come...

:thumbsup: of course there are crush tubes! Come on guys, give some credit here!
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-07-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,322
Posted By midwesthunter
I dig it! I'm out of town this weekend, but will...

I dig it! I'm out of town this weekend, but will hit it hard next week. I need to fab up a seat as well. Anyone out there done this? i'll use the search function too
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