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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-01-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By txluke
Sleeve it and run a 1".

Sleeve it and run a 1".
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 12-01-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By txluke
The nut is not what holds the flywheel on. The...

The nut is not what holds the flywheel on. The friction from the taper holds it. If you do not have good contact, you can easily shear a key. Take the nut off of your flywheel and see if it just...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 155
Posted By txluke
You will fly with that 1.75hp! Just get it to run...

You will fly with that 1.75hp! Just get it to run and start it up once in awhile. I love old engines but they don't work well on mini bikes.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 59
Posted By txluke
I recomend that you get an intake from Studz...

I recomend that you get an intake from Studz racing. You can use a Briggs one but you will have to modify the carb to fit.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-30-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By txluke
The taper of the clone flywheel and a non hemi...

The taper of the clone flywheel and a non hemi predator are super close. I lapped the baja flywheel to my non hemi and now I can have the headlight. Start lapping with some of the coarser grit and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-30-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By txluke
That is my meme. I guess this is what the kids...

That is my meme. I guess this is what the kids call "going viral"! I love flatheads and I love OHV engines. The reason I made it was to poke fun of the people on Facebook groups telling everyone to...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
Some helpful info I wanted to pass on.

Some helpful info I wanted to pass on.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-20-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
Here is a link to the Briggs Facebook group I get...

Here is a link to the Briggs Facebook group I get a lot of good info from. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1669946656352890/
Forum: FAQ & Articles 09-19-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By txluke
Dual bearing with beefier lifter galley. That...

Dual bearing with beefier lifter galley. That used to be the weak point on high revving engines. They used to weld them to make stronger.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-19-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
https://youtu.be/wcdZesGse6s

https://youtu.be/wcdZesGse6s
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-17-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By txluke
Ebay has new ones for like $13.

Ebay has new ones for like $13.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-16-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
They weigh 0.32oz each.

They weigh 0.32oz each.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-15-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
The crust is a must! My plan is to part some of...

The crust is a must! My plan is to part some of them out. The valves, springs, and steel cam are sought after by people wanting to do a hopped up 3.5 "Raptor Jr." build. These valves are not dished...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-15-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
The old engine fairy visited me today.

The old engine fairy visited me today.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-30-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
There are a few groups on Facebook that are all...

There are a few groups on Facebook that are all about restoring old engines. You can usually find something there or on Ebay. If it is something that is broke beyond repair you just donate its organs...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-30-2019, 03:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
I was planning on using it to power a pecan...

I was planning on using it to power a pecan cracking machine I built a few years ago. I just haven't had the time to mess with it.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-29-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
This thing weighs more than any other small block...

This thing weighs more than any other small block I have.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-29-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
Here are a few pics. This is the first time I...

Here are a few pics. This is the first time I have taken the blower housing off. It and the motor were full off mud dauber nests.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-29-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By txluke
I tried it once. I kept hearing metal shaving...

I tried it once. I kept hearing metal shaving rattling inside that I couldn't get out. I just didn't want to put it on and have them fall down an open exhaust valve.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-29-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
The groups are awesome places to get and share...

The groups are awesome places to get and share info. Sometimes you have to weed out the trolls. It is way quicker and easier than posting on here. I will get you some pics this evening if I can.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-28-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By txluke
Is it a Rocco? I only say that because the seat...

Is it a Rocco? I only say that because the seat isn't rounded.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-28-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
My newest addition. I picked it up for $20. I am...

My newest addition. I picked it up for $20. I am building a 3.5hp "raptor jr" for my kid's mini bike. I got a 3.5 with a ball bearing cover and no internal governor. The cam is plastic and the valves...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-26-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By txluke
I have seen pics of them failing. The 1st gen...

I have seen pics of them failing. The 1st gen raptor rods had bolt on dippers. If you have $15 You can get a nos rod that is .001 short from Ebay right now.

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Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-26-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
I don't see why people have a hard time finding...

I don't see why people have a hard time finding old Briggs motors. I just started asking everyone I saw if they knew where I could find one. I picked up 4 and have 5 or 6 that I can get when I want....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-26-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,361
Posted By txluke
Join the group "Briggs and Stratton performance...

Join the group "Briggs and Stratton performance and fun" on facebook. They really know their stuff.
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