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Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 09:35 AM
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Posted By J.S.@SMS
The rest of my parts came in yesterday. I've got...

The rest of my parts came in yesterday. I've got what I need to get the Manco running (yerf dog style jackshaft, and a muffler), plus belts for my streaker and Baja's torque converters. I also got a...
Forum: Electric Projects Today, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 75
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I am thinking about adding some more caster when...

I am thinking about adding some more caster when I get my welder going, since it does seem a bit unstable (could be the flat tires, it needs new tubes). And the wheels are actually around 12-13"...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By J.S.@SMS
Making knives does sound fun, but I prefer...

Making knives does sound fun, but I prefer something bigger, like swords. Have you ever heard of friction forging?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 135
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I think I missed something, what did you do to...

I think I missed something, what did you do to get sent on vacation?

And I wish I had people to ride with. One of the disadvantages of being 17, and knowin' nothing about computers, but being a...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 75
Posted By J.S.@SMS
My understanding is that in two strokes, top end...

My understanding is that in two strokes, top end applies to the head and cylinder (sometimes one piece, like mine), piston and rings. And in four strokes, it applies to the head (including...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 75
Posted By J.S.@SMS
From Snowgoer.com...

From Snowgoer.com (https://snowgoer.com/snowmobile-tech-tips/snowmobile-tips/2-stroke-top-end-teardown-rebuild-tips/24103/) <takes you to the page
"Rebuilding a two-stroke engine’s top end...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 75
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I checked yesterday, it looks like the current...

I checked yesterday, it looks like the current clutch sprocket is close, but i won't be sure until disassembly. The motor is mounted to a plate that seems pretty strong, So I'll probably mount the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 12-07-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 7,531
Posted By J.S.@SMS
If it's an aluminum bore, a machine shop is a...

If it's an aluminum bore, a machine shop is a good idea. But if it's an iron bore you can probable hone it yourself (ikd about steel bores). All you need is a good crosshatch to seat tte new rings....
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-07-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 79
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Don't forget the checkered flag for the back. ...

Don't forget the checkered flag for the back.
https://www.bmikarts.com/Checkered-Flag_p_4921.html
Or better yet:
https://www.bmikarts.com/Racewear-7-Piece-Flag-Set_p_4853.html
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 218
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I don't like ordering from china either (it wold...

I don't like ordering from china either (it wold take it a month to get here). And I agree with sid, one of the plates looks like it's missing.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Can we get a pic of the engine, so we know if...

Can we get a pic of the engine, so we know if it's a flathead of an ohv?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-07-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I tried using the HF 10" wheels up front on my...

I tried using the HF 10" wheels up front on my Carter drifter (with gopowersports bearings of course, I'm crazy, not suicidal). I figures with 4 wheels and a low center of gravity I'd be fine on a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-07-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Yeah, typically the $60 ones have looser...

Yeah, typically the $60 ones have looser machining standards. But I have had problems with one of the $120 ones' bushings that the belt rides on. I've had them lock up the TC twice (one chinese, one...
Forum: Electric Projects 12-06-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 75
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Schwinn scooter gas conversion

Please let me know if I should get this moved to the minibike area.

I know I'm gonna catch some heat about this, but I'm planning on converting an electric Schwinn scooter I got for free (green),...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-06-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,304
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Yes, it is his house, But I'm the one who's...

Yes, it is his house, But I'm the one who's funding my projects. Not to mention fixing all his stuff when it breaks. He isn't the best about maintenance, though he is good about changing oil.

And...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-06-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,304
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Well yesterday my dad suggested that I take my...

Well yesterday my dad suggested that I take my backburner project that currently does not run, and haul it off to the junkyard to be scrapped. That's exactly why I make the decisions about about my...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-06-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 223
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I think he stumbled across the rarest oddity...

I think he stumbled across the rarest oddity known to man, the upside down flying trike.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-06-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Yeah, get a comet belt to have on hand when the...

Yeah, get a comet belt to have on hand when the chinese one wears out. Although the one on my kart made it about 7 months before showing too much wear. Depends on how often you ride, and where you...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-05-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,596
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I don’t remember you mentioning a 357, what was...

I don’t remember you mentioning a 357, what was it on. Either way, it’d be a good time to swap a 420 on there.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-04-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,304
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Haven't hit a mailbox yet, but I have gone over...

Haven't hit a mailbox yet, but I have gone over the handlebars multiple times (how I broke my collar bone). Usually my tires slide because I'm A, trying to turn too fast, B, I land wrong after a jump...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Well, a racing plug is good for a racing engine,...

Well, a racing plug is good for a racing engine, but it's just too cold for a stock compression engine like mine.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-04-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 77
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I'd get some sandpaper and scotchbrite for that...

I'd get some sandpaper and scotchbrite for that shaft. Fire the engine up and let it idle, use the sandpaper to take the majority of the rust off, and the scotchbrite to polish the shaft. A bit of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-04-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,304
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Yeah, I've had my fair share of those moments...

Yeah, I've had my fair share of those moments (mostly involving engines and governor systems). I've also crashed my bicycles more than the average person. Just last April I pulled a late april fools...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 318
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Yes, tecumseh OHH60s have the same mounting...

Yes, tecumseh OHH60s have the same mounting pattern and shaft size as a predator, as far as I know. However, while the predators are the same height, they're about 4 maybe 5 inches longer. But that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 410
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I forgot about plugs. I've made that mistake...

I forgot about plugs. I've made that mistake before by installing an ar3910x racing plug in me stove compression minibike. The bike wouldn't rev up past around 4k maybe 4500.
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