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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-19-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Valve cover off and roll engine to where the...

Valve cover off and roll engine to where the valve is fully open and spring compressed. Then use feeler gauges.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Check for coil bind. You don't want the...

Check for coil bind.

You don't want the coils on the springs to get close. It might be ok at a hand turn. But at several thousand rippums the will touch and make a noise.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-12-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
On my dingo I had to reinforce the engine plate....

On my dingo I had to reinforce the engine plate. It came with a 9hp engine but after a few hard floggings I noticed the welds were breaking. I took some steel strap and welded them to the side...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-12-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
I'm rooting for you.

I'm rooting for you.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 445
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Your frame might be made for a small block where...

Your frame might be made for a small block where as the engine is a big block.

Different mounting pattern.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-28-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Join the me too generation. Go ride and if...

Join the me too generation.
Go ride and if anyone stops you just tell them other people do it so you can too.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-27-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
See where the valves pressed the clay? Take a...

See where the valves pressed the clay?
Take a razorblade and cut it vertically where the valves came closest to the piston. Then use your calipers to measure the thickness.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-26-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
I use my finger. Finding a screwdriver takes to...

I use my finger. Finding a screwdriver takes to long.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-26-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
You don't need to worry about oil spillage. It...

You don't need to worry about oil spillage. It came out of the ground, so why not just put it back where it came from.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-26-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
I don't mind the gas and oils, but the 90w or...

I don't mind the gas and oils, but the 90w or gear oils smell to me.

And the feel of antifreeze and brake fluid make me go find a clean rag quick.

If you want some good clean your hands try...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-26-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
You guys act like your afraid of a little gas. ...

You guys act like your afraid of a little gas.

Let it dribble down your hand and then use a rag to wipe the fresh cut grease off your hands.

Then use the gas the spilled in the engine to do the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-26-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
YES! Yes it is.:cheers2:

YES! Yes it is.:cheers2:
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 04-25-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Howdy Joe. Abouts where are you in the NM...

Howdy Joe.

Abouts where are you in the NM desert? I'm north of LC.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-25-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
When claying an engine. Don't just yank on the...

When claying an engine. Don't just yank on the rope.

Leave the sparkplugs out and roll the engine over slowly by hand using the flywheel.

This way if you do have interference you can feel it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-19-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 35,879
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
It has an actual throttle adjust. I had to add a...

It has an actual throttle adjust. I had to add a throttle lever.

Took the sump cover off so I could drill the mounting holes. So here's a pic of the insides too.

So 5 hours into a bolt on...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 04-19-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 35,879
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Gotta new predator. Can't wait till I get it...

Gotta new predator. Can't wait till I get it mounted.

Should I do a gov delete? What springs should I go with?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-19-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
You said you had a pressure washer engine.... I...

You said you had a pressure washer engine....
I think those have tapered PTO shafts and don't work with kart clutches or CVTs.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-19-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
How's the cylinder look? Any deep scratches from...

How's the cylinder look? Any deep scratches from the broke ring?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-19-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Everybody loves a train wreck. There's 8 pages...

Everybody loves a train wreck.
There's 8 pages of proof.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-18-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Seal is on the intake so oil doesn't get down the...

Seal is on the intake so oil doesn't get down the stem and burn. It would foul plugs and make an oily fuel mix.
It don't matter on the exhaust. It is on the way out and will either burn or just...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-18-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
:lolgoku: :popcorn:

:lolgoku:
:popcorn:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-18-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Pull horse. When I remove the driver bolt and...

Pull horse.
When I remove the driver bolt and try to just pull it off the PTO shaft. the belt doesn't have enough slack in it to fully remove the driver off the shaft.

If I could get the driven...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-18-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
40 series belt removal. dumb question

With out having to losen the engine and JS plate, how do you guys remove the belt?

Say for driver maintenance. Which is alot for me, gets full of dirt.

I can't just remove the driver and slip...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-16-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
I don't think it's the 212 with the issue

I don't think it's the 212 with the issue
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-16-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 4,517
Posted By Whitetrashrocker
Push your 2x4 up a hill. Put it in racial...

Push your 2x4 up a hill.

Put it in racial overdrive and start rolling down hill, then just bump start it.

60% of the time it works every time.
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