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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-26-2016, 05:51 AM
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Posted By Getsome
OK everyone. I've been down with health problems....

OK everyone. I've been down with health problems. I had a massive heart attack a couple of year ago that resulted in a couple of stints. I woke up at 1 A.M. in the morning with the widow maker artery...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-09-2016, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Getsome
OK, the Honda GX390 charge coil is identical as...

OK, the Honda GX390 charge coil is identical as the Predator 420. Before anyone says it, I'm going to run that charge wire behind that plate. Not sure it's going to work but it fit perfectly. I also...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-09-2016, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Getsome
I'm a sheet metal fabricator, I have access to...

I'm a sheet metal fabricator, I have access to copper sheet and I have a slip roller. Come to Florida and we'll build you one!!

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-08-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Getsome
It was only $126.98 shipped. It was much cheaper...

It was only $126.98 shipped. It was much cheaper than others for the 8 gallon.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-08-2016, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Getsome
I know right? Even the wife likes it.

I know right? Even the wife likes it.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-08-2016, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Getsome
My fuel tank came in. What do ya'll think?

My fuel tank came in. What do ya'll think?
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-06-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Getsome
I meant that it's DOA because it's unhooked and I...

I meant that it's DOA because it's unhooked and I will not be hooking it back up. The engine is new, it's never been started.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-05-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
I got you. I was referring to the fact that I...

I got you. I was referring to the fact that I check the oil daily. That's what I was getting at. Never thought about the fact that sloshing would cause problems though. Don't matter now cause it's...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-04-2016, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Getsome
I usually remove them. I'm a maintenance oriented...

I usually remove them. I'm a maintenance oriented guy. I check oil daily and change frequently.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-04-2016, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Getsome
Here is the grommet.

Here is the grommet.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-04-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By Getsome
Well I pulled the flywheel and there is only one...

Well I pulled the flywheel and there is only one charge coil. I ordered another one that fits a Honda GX390. We will see if it works. The rubber end grommet where the charge coil wire comes out from...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-03-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
OK, as promised. Here is the 420cc without the...

OK, as promised. Here is the 420cc without the head.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-01-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
I stopped by our local Harbor Freight today and...

I stopped by our local Harbor Freight today and every 420cc was a hemi. I also learned something new today. If you have a older Carter Brothers go kart, good luck replacing the rims without changing...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-01-2016, 04:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Sure, I'll do it this weekend and post pics. I'm...

Sure, I'll do it this weekend and post pics. I'm curious myself.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-31-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
After researching it, I do in fact have the hemi....

After researching it, I do in fact have the hemi. Now I'm on the fence about taking the governor out. I think I will run it first to see what kind of performance I can get first! I'm an old guy, I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-31-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Well, it was a motor straight off the shelf. ...

Well, it was a motor straight off the shelf. That would explain why the valve springs I ordered for it were to small. I've always been a Briggs guy, this overhead valve thing is new to me. So I have...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-30-2016, 04:18 AM
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Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Thanks Lanuse. I went to take the paint off of...

Thanks Lanuse. I went to take the paint off of that old Carter and realized, they plastic dipped the frame. I typically use a wire wheel on my side grinder but had to use paint stripper. Never seen...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-29-2016, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Getsome
Well I've had some down time waiting on parts. I...

Well I've had some down time waiting on parts. I picked up an old Carter go kart to restore and sell to help pay for my build. It came with 2 engines, one Briggs 5hp and a Enduro that's missing the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-22-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Got the cross member in for the dash today. I...

Got the cross member in for the dash today. I sure am glad that I extended the frame 6'' longer. I wish I had went 10'' after sitting in it today. It's not too cramped. I'm waiting on more parts for...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-21-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Getsome
Today was a good day. I got the roll cage on and...

Today was a good day. I got the roll cage on and the sub frame built. I wanted to install my axle but apparently I didn't order any bearing flanges to mount the bearings in to the hangers. I checked...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-20-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
This is a great idea, all though BMI has some...

This is a great idea, all though BMI has some things that Go Power don't carry like that aluminum brake caliper and a few other items. Going to the automotive paint store today to have that yellow in...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-20-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Well, let's have it please:...

Well, let's have it please: http://www.bmikarts.com/Comet-Forward-Reverse-Gearbox-_p_991.html
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-20-2016, 04:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Do you like yours?

Do you like yours?
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-19-2016, 07:50 PM
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Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
Well, I've put like 5 orders in with them and...

Well, I've put like 5 orders in with them and shipping is not great. The seats I ordered came with some other parts and that order was $127.00 shipping. I'll dig up a couple orders tomorrow and post...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-19-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,603
Posted By Getsome
I got some parts in today. I just about got...

I got some parts in today. I just about got everything for my build. Most of it came from BMI, they have everything at a reasonable price. I started a thread about the Comet reverse gearbox and...
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