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Forum: Introduce Yourself! 10-10-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,912
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Yes welcome, Metal working is a very good skill...

Yes welcome, Metal working is a very good skill to have. why dont you build your own mini bike? That would be a great metal working project.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-28-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,160
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Okay low end tourqe HUH? Dyno cams 233-ss cam...

Okay low end tourqe HUH? Dyno cams 233-ss cam perfect cam.
Carb: A new style carb air filter and gas tank
rod: Is a must. A arc billet rod.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-26-2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,651
Posted By 5hpbriggs
First off, Yes you can run a engine off of alky...

First off, Yes you can run a engine off of alky but you need a alcholhol carburartor.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-25-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By 5hpbriggs
14 years old

14 years old
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-23-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,434
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Okay here we go: Better flowing carb here...

Okay here we go:

Better flowing carb here talk to this guy I belong to the same forum he does he drag races mini bike and he runs honda motors. www.icehousehighperformance.com

Cams: If you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-23-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,651
Posted By 5hpbriggs
NO DO NOT DO IT! That will blow the motor up!...

NO DO NOT DO IT! That will blow the motor up! That motor wont take 2 seconds of it and the carb wont even take it! So dont try it!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-22-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Okay, heres a check list of things to do to make...

Okay, heres a check list of things to do to make sure the motor is working properly.

1. is the exhaust pipe shooting out black smoke when you hit the gas?
2. is the motor surging at all when it...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-22-2007, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,120
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Okay, The carb and tank will mount together just...

Okay, The carb and tank will mount together just like the old tank and carb did.

A 3 hp engine not enough to pull you up a incline, neither will a 2 hp pull you up a incline.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-21-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,120
Posted By 5hpbriggs
NO!No!NO! The new carb has a diffrent bolt...

NO!No!NO!

The new carb has a diffrent bolt pattern. The old tank has a slightly diffrent so..... you need the new tank for the new style carb.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-20-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,369
Posted By 5hpbriggs
No problem, just remember dont set the welder to...

No problem, just remember dont set the welder to hot or to fast on the wire feed conduit will melt.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-20-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,120
Posted By 5hpbriggs
The new style race carb will need the new style...

The new style race carb will need the new style tank to fit it.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-16-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,279
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Yes it is I will try to get pics of a clutch for...

Yes it is I will try to get pics of a clutch for you....

HERE YOU GO!

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x227/tractormans/thmockingclutchlinkrod.jpg


As you see the clutch is engaged and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-16-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,120
Posted By 5hpbriggs
OKAY... Is the engine a lawn mower engine or a...

OKAY... Is the engine a lawn mower engine or a 5hp briggs?

The work that I listed above is for all 5 hp briggs engine horizontel shaft.



www.arcracing.com

when using a after market cam...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-15-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,279
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Okay, Look here. Most rear engine mowers came...

Okay, Look here. Most rear engine mowers came with gear boxes that ran to a live axle. First you need a clutch like a lawn mower that disengages the belt. Next you need a pulley size for your...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-15-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,279
Posted By 5hpbriggs
What that is a peerless 700 gear box running to a...

What that is a peerless 700 gear box running to a live axle. www.heymow.com is a good info place on RACING LAWNMOWERS. Get some pics and they will be able to help you.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-15-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,120
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Okay heres a little advice from me with my...

Okay heres a little advice from me with my experince with kart racing motors.

Port and Polishing: Use some imagination and think simple. Imagine a straight line from the center of the inlet or...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-15-2007, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,369
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Try this, Get some thick conduit put some caps on...

Try this, Get some thick conduit put some caps on the end and then use a smaller peice for the inlet. Drill a hole in the top and weld your inlet in.
Forum: For Sale or Trade 08-20-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,985
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Wanted~ Mini bike

Hello everyone,
I am in the need of a mini bike for my self. i know I was going to build one but that is to come in the near future. Right now I just need a frame and forks. The frame just needs to...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-19-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,126
Posted By 5hpbriggs
10.5 inch tire To get a 1:1 ratio the...

10.5 inch tire



To get a 1:1 ratio the clutch I have is a 12 tooth clutch so... you need a 12 tooth on the on the axle.
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-18-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,126
Posted By 5hpbriggs
I was thinking about it...... But..... I can...

I was thinking about it...... But..... I can control wheelies..... I know I want the sprocket combo to be a 12 on the clutch and a 12 on the axle.
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-18-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,126
Posted By 5hpbriggs
The motor turned 9,200 RPM @ 15 Hp

The motor turned 9,200 RPM @ 15 Hp
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-18-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,126
Posted By 5hpbriggs
Building a mini bike

Hey guys,
I am new here and I thought I just wanted to ask some questions on how to build a mini bike.
First I thought i would use some 1 inch square tubing being that round tubing can be a P.I.T.A...
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