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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-08-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,817
Posted By Kartorbust
I'd probably go with a spun Aluminum fuel tank...

I'd probably go with a spun Aluminum fuel tank like shown. For exhaust, could try to find a boat size steel fire extinguisher, gut it out and make your own Cherrybomb glasspack for it. Nothing...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-08-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,817
Posted By Kartorbust
Video link from YouTube (whole link, not the...

Video link from YouTube (whole link, not the chopped up version if you copy link from the YouTube app from the phone).
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-08-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 132
Posted By Kartorbust
The more people we can get into karting, the...

The more people we can get into karting, the better. Too many kids inside in front of the idiot box. Need to teach then how to tear something down, rebuild and build their own kart. Looks like you...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 149
Posted By Kartorbust
That makes sense. Deeper gearing might have...

That makes sense. Deeper gearing might have helped, but would have made the top end be a lot slower. Air ducts might have helped for cooling, but it would not have helped with the lack of power.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 149
Posted By Kartorbust
Well that is the cost of modifying industrial...

Well that is the cost of modifying industrial engines. So what's the story of the Ninja 250 being replaced by the 670? A bike engine is generally a better option if it's not too cost prohibitive.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-08-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 149
Posted By Kartorbust
Fortunately you can buy a lot of performance...

Fortunately you can buy a lot of performance parts for the 670. So you could keep your current tire and wheel size (unless you want to get a more common size) and just modify the engine. Could do it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-08-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 19,296
Posted By Kartorbust
Had Thanksgiving at my mother-in-law's place. Got...

Had Thanksgiving at my mother-in-law's place. Got back home a bit after 10:30pm after several stops...wifey got sick off the food and has been throwing up every so often since 9:00pm. Probably food...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-07-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 149
Posted By Kartorbust
Looks like you are using 2 axles in the rear with...

Looks like you are using 2 axles in the rear with only 1 brake rotor and caliper, how well does it stop with that?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-07-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By Kartorbust
I have no intentions of making him look bad, just...

I have no intentions of making him look bad, just wanted to verify what he was saying was correct, as some people who see the video in the future might take it the wrong way possibly.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-06-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 19,296
Posted By Kartorbust
I guess that's the upside of being married, my...

I guess that's the upside of being married, my house my rules. Long as my wife agrees with me and I abide by the set budget for projects (literally Johnny Cash the whole build), I can do them.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-05-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kartorbust
This is why if the igniter on a heater goes out,...

This is why if the igniter on a heater goes out, my dad and I will use a long match. Granted we only do that with Mr. Heater sunflower type ones mostly, not sure how it'll do on a torpedo type. Any...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-05-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By Kartorbust
So on another note, I'm not sure how many of you...

So on another note, I'm not sure how many of you follow Red Beard's Garage on YouTube, but he uploaded some videos from MaxTorque with GoPowerSports. In the latest video, the owner or at least...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-05-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,362
Posted By Kartorbust
If I recall that setup ended up going to T-Man's...

If I recall that setup ended up going to T-Man's Karts, who is a member on here, but hasn't been active in quite a while. https://youtu.be/GE-X750t-OQ
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-04-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 19,296
Posted By Kartorbust
Funny little tidbit...back in the late 1990s when...

Funny little tidbit...back in the late 1990s when I was maybe 5 years old, a friend of my brother's came over in a car with a manual transmission. His friend's girlfriend was in the passenger seat...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-04-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By Kartorbust
Going to do the trailing arm front suspension or...

Going to do the trailing arm front suspension or you going to modify for dual a-arms?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-04-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 19,296
Posted By Kartorbust
I've ridden my bike and hit head first I to a...

I've ridden my bike and hit head first I to a mailbox. I rode a friend's mountain bike and hit the front brakes going down hill and flipped forward off the bike. Then when I was 8, my brother had...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-03-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By Kartorbust
Cannot wait!

Cannot wait!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-03-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kartorbust
Last thing you want is for a rod end to break and...

Last thing you want is for a rod end to break and send you into a curb at full speed. What you have for the rod itself?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-02-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 19,296
Posted By Kartorbust
So I'm having one heckuva a time trying to figure...

So I'm having one heckuva a time trying to figure something out. So currently I have CV axles for a 1977 VW Bug that I want to use on my project. However trying to find hubs to mate them to a live...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-02-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kartorbust
Rust is nature's welds, just send it.

Rust is nature's welds, just send it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-02-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 19,296
Posted By Kartorbust
Just had an interesting experience. Some guy at...

Just had an interesting experience. Some guy at the apartment complex I live at ordered Chinese food for delivery. So the delivery guy came to my apartment because the apartment number is the same,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-01-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,595
Posted By Kartorbust
Look at it this way, iron oxide (rust) seems to...

Look at it this way, iron oxide (rust) seems to be a natural weld, so I mean could just let it rust together and it'll be a huge pain for it to break apart. (If people cannot see this as sarcasm, you...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-30-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Kartorbust
We highly recommend that people not use them at...

We highly recommend that people not use them at all for anything at all.
Forum: More Builds 11-30-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 336
Posted By Kartorbust
I'm sure you can find room, I mean you found a...

I'm sure you can find room, I mean you found a spot for the engine. I dont know, ditch it at a friend's house or in the woods somewhere covered up and chained locked to a tree?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-30-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,817
Posted By Kartorbust
I'll only mention this tidbit with Tapatalk, if...

I'll only mention this tidbit with Tapatalk, if you're on the app, you cannot click on the pictures anymore unless you get VIP which AllRacing has. I dumped the app and been using chrome on my phone...
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