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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-30-2019, 11:39 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Thank you. I have finally set up the lathe. To...

Thank you. I have finally set up the lathe. To get there, I have build a gantry crane, movable steel table and made my first project_ a lathe spider.

More practice and reading are needed since...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-28-2019, 11:50 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Rear shocks from Ebay: (14.75" 375mm Pair...

Rear shocks from Ebay: (14.75" 375mm Pair Universal Motorcycle Scooters ATV Air Rear Shocks Absorbers ht)

Here is a similar shocks::
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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-31-2019, 09:59 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Steering rack from Ebay and Amazon

Steering rack from Ebay and Amazon
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-10-2019, 10:47 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Front shock stays the same as per plan, however...

Front shock stays the same as per plan, however rear shocks were upgraded to stronger shocks from recommended shocks per plan. If you have read my posts, you will see that I have written reviews...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-19-2019, 10:33 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Update

I have not been working on the go-kart for a while. I got side track and bought a Grizzly G0752 variable speed metal lathe. I hope this new tool will expand my capacity to make more parts for the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-13-2019, 10:54 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Just check around, you are right, no dice.

Just check around, you are right, no dice.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-12-2019, 08:52 AM
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Posted By pa17315
The basic plan doesn't really apply in my case. ...

The basic plan doesn't really apply in my case. It has the appearance of "granddaddy" but much has changed to fit the driver. Your height should be taken into consideration when build. Take the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-02-2019, 08:40 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Yes, definitely too light for predator 420cc. I...

Yes, definitely too light for predator 420cc. I am sure some folk has done it already.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-30-2019, 06:26 PM
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Posted By pa17315
2019- Reverse gear box part 2

Research:

I found this pic on the web, I am not sure it will work. Looks promising but I don't want to redesign the current setup and then it fails on me.

I may take the plunge but I need to...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-30-2019, 06:14 PM
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Posted By pa17315
Just looking around, however reverse gearbox for...

Just looking around, however reverse gearbox for 6hp engine. Predator 420cc is 13hp, it's a crap shoot.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-30-2019, 11:09 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019- Reverse gear box part 1

I have always wanted to install a reverse gear box on Predator 420cc engine.

Briefly look at the part required, It seems like it is a doable project again. However, I am sure some modification...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-28-2019, 09:00 AM
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Posted By pa17315
Thank you, not too shabby job right. I am still...

Thank you, not too shabby job right. I am still a newbie but I have learned so much during this project.

The more I have learned, the more I want, the more money it would cost. Now I want, I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-26-2019, 08:37 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 15

Remote Choke review/testing

The remote choke mod is a great feature for Predator engine 420cc. It is the best improvement so far for this go kart. I can start the engine, control the choke from...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-24-2019, 10:50 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 14

Remote choke cable for predator engine recap:

This is an interesting problem to tackle for predator engine. Same idea would work for the 212cc as well. I am sure go kart members would improve on...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-24-2019, 10:37 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 13

Choke pull stop.

Rigged up something simple to keep the choke pull from over travel which could damage the choke lever on the carburetor.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-23-2019, 08:46 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 12

Choke lever version #3 completion.

Here are the working version. There are some issues that I would like to finalize.

In the next version, hopefully the last version, I want to install limiter...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-22-2019, 04:17 PM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 11

Choke lever version #3

I have decided to cut 1/2 metal rod instead of using two 1/4 nuts like the previous two versions.

One minor change on this on. The main hole start out to be 5.5 mm drill...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-22-2019, 03:41 PM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 10

Install choke cable on go kart and rigged up a support for choke cable sleeve.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-22-2019, 03:37 PM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 9

New choke lever doesn't fit on the aftermarket carb.

The factory carb has screw in butterfly on the choke lever and the hole is larger.

Aftermarket carb has the butterfly pressed in and the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-22-2019, 03:29 PM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 8

I have made two different choke versions with varies heights for clearance. On the stock carburetor, it works perfectly.

Time to check on the aftermarket carburetor from Ebay.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-20-2019, 08:19 PM
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Posted By pa17315
Jack of all trades, master of none!!!! I forgot...

Jack of all trades, master of none!!!! I forgot to upload a pile of ugly discarded parts.....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-20-2019, 09:23 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 7

Testing out new choke lever part
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-20-2019, 09:21 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 6

Modifying existing choke lever shaft.

On the existing choke lever shaft, I have filed the protruded lip so the part can move freely. Pic will be posted
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-20-2019, 09:12 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 5

Welding a pin to carburetor choke shaft
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-20-2019, 09:10 AM
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Posted By pa17315
2019-Predator Engine Remote Choke part 4

Top plate in place of existing choke lever arm
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