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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-22-2014, 11:48 AM
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Posted By mysteryboy28
Thought about it, and I think I'm just gonna bow...

Thought about it, and I think I'm just gonna bow out of posting on DIYgokarts. It doesn't benefit anyone enough to justify the negative stress it causes. Good luck everyone. :)
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-22-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
The guy is flat out being a jerk. I posted an...

The guy is flat out being a jerk. I posted an update and he went off on me. It is not his buggy, and he does not fully understand nor care what my circumstances are. I will continue to post updates...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-22-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
Poboy, i dont care to see your negative comments...

Poboy, i dont care to see your negative comments anymore. Please keep them to yourself, or i will ask the moderators to block you. This entire buggy building experience has been frustrating enough,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-22-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 259
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Posted By mysteryboy28
some progress...

some progress...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-03-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By mysteryboy28
jackshaft positioned and holes drilled, rear axle...

jackshaft positioned and holes drilled, rear axle tacked in place (going to move it forward a 1/4" to get the slack out of the chain).

dimples drilled into the axle where the bearings are, so that...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-26-2014, 11:43 PM
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Posted By mysteryboy28
got some work done on the drive assembly today. ...

got some work done on the drive assembly today.

cut my axle to length, sprockets welded to the weld-a-hubs, bearing mount plates bored and holes drilled. "new" jackshaft clamped in place, and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-24-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 259
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Posted By mysteryboy28
started with a throat thing about a month and a...

started with a throat thing about a month and a half ago, which i got on antibiotics for. then turned into a full blown cold. just when i thought i was starting to get better, the lung infections...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-23-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
So... getting back to work on the buggy. Kicking...

So... getting back to work on the buggy. Kicking the end stages of a nasty cold (lungs are not my friends right now, but I'm getting my energy back).

I've started piecing together the drive...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-21-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
yup, harbor freight. gets the job done, but does...

yup, harbor freight. gets the job done, but does require some muscle and a whole lot of double/triple checking to make sure you got your angles right. quite often you have to bend to 50 degrees, when...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,626
Posted By mysteryboy28
why would you remove the suspension? crappy...

why would you remove the suspension? crappy suspension is better than no suspension at all.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-28-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By mysteryboy28
your driven pulley is on backwards. also that...

your driven pulley is on backwards. also that small sprocket is sitting out way too far without bearing support. you can get away with support on one side if it is close to a bearing, but yours is...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-26-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By mysteryboy28
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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-25-2014, 11:17 AM
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Posted By mysteryboy28
sounds quick and peppy!

sounds quick and peppy!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-22-2014, 10:37 AM
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Posted By mysteryboy28
Not bad, but you'll also want to throw a brake...

Not bad, but you'll also want to throw a brake disc next to the big sprocket (placing the brake disc closest to the tire for easy mounting of a hydraulic brake caliper).
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-20-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,524
Posted By mysteryboy28
is the driven clutch facing the right way? if i'm...

is the driven clutch facing the right way? if i'm not mistaken, the 40 series driven faces the opposite way. i know it does on my kart...

also, please use the "edit" button, rather than adding...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-19-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By mysteryboy28
performance difference between a centrifugal...

performance difference between a centrifugal clutch and a torque converter is night and day! i will never buy a centrifugal clutch again! a torque converter gives you start up torque AND speed.
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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-18-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By mysteryboy28
Put a torque converter on it and you will get t a...

Put a torque converter on it and you will get t a lot more performance out of it!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-15-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,685
Posted By mysteryboy28
did you double-check the tooth count on your...

did you double-check the tooth count on your sprockets? 80t sounds a bit high with 15" tires (but not unheard of). maybe you have a 15t driver sprocket?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-11-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
in the first pic you can see the crap in the...

in the first pic you can see the crap in the middle was done with the blue hawk 88 amp welder (you can see on the left where i started with the lincoln before i flipped it over). the second pic is...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-11-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
So the new Blue Hawk welder arrived yesterday. Lo...

So the new Blue Hawk welder arrived yesterday. Lo and behold, its only an 88 amp welder. WTF? How are you supposed to weld 1/4" steel with 88 amps? Threw some flux-core wire in it and gave it a test...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-08-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
you're so nice to me. lol. again, i'll state...

you're so nice to me. lol.

again, i'll state that my PERSONAL experience has been good with the wire. harbor freight reviewers are more than happy to say if something is crap. whether or not...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-08-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
So the blue hawk's duty cycle at 70amps is 30%,...

So the blue hawk's duty cycle at 70amps is 30%, and at 55amps is 45%. hoping that 70 amps isn't the highest it goes, as a lot of welders will go into the <10% duty cycle.

harbor freight's 90amp...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-08-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
according to the reviews on harbor freight, the...

according to the reviews on harbor freight, the stuff is made in italy, and people seem to really like it just as much as the other name brand stuff.
...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
I thought so too. But the one review on lowes...

I thought so too. But the one review on lowes from the guy claimed that the Blue Hawk worked better than the Harbor Freight one, plus the Blue Hawk supports gas MIG welding. They also claim to be...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-08-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 22,324
Posted By mysteryboy28
I did notice I was getting some sketchy initial...

I did notice I was getting some sketchy initial results with the angle finder, so I was triple checking before welding. :)
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