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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 69
Posted By anderkart
I agree with Joe, I dont think its a Margay. I...

I agree with Joe, I dont think its a Margay. I think it's a Panther brand Offset-chassis
made for racing on oval tracks.

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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-16-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By anderkart
Racekart engines like yours, setup for methonal...

Racekart engines like yours, setup for methonal typically have ultra high compression. Your compression results of 120 might just be from wore out rings and bore, but something you should try is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-14-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By anderkart
Yeah, meybe the ring gears teeth weren't machined...

Yeah, meybe the ring gears teeth weren't machined perfectly on your new flywheel, and it's binding up against your starters bendix gear.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-13-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By anderkart
Some of the Bug brand karts had a very...

Some of the Bug brand karts had a very distinctive/unique front bumper, like yours...

You should check out the vintage/classic I.D. section at this site: http://www.vdm46.com
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-08-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By anderkart
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CsTGPaoUkAAxZjt.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CsTGPaoUkAAxZjt.jpg
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-08-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By anderkart
Kinda sounds like your axles are actually the...

Kinda sounds like your axles are actually the 25mm. metric diameter, and their (metric-dimension) keyways are not a perfect 1/4", like your hubs & rims...

You could buy one of the inexspencive...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-07-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By anderkart
I agree with sid. But you also really need...

I agree with sid.

But you also really need to improve your driving style around corners.
You need to be cornering more like that kart in front of you in your video.

Spend some time watching...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-06-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By anderkart
If your axle and/or frame is not designed for...

If your axle and/or frame is not designed for installing a 4-cycle engine, a jackshaft could be used for a setup similar to this pic:

This racekart has a 4-cycle engine with a Burris (brand)...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-06-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By anderkart
Your welcome. ~ You might discover your kart...

Your welcome. ~ You might discover your kart needs a jackshaft to install a 4-cycle engine anyway. The output shaft of 4-cycle engines are on the opposite side of your 2-cycle engine...

I haven't...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-03-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By anderkart
There's serveral lower priced clutches available,...

There's serveral lower priced clutches available, but I prefer spending more for Noram brand clutches that work awesome, are rebuild-able & last a long time.

Their GE model would be a good choice...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 09-03-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By anderkart
I bought one of those $30 batterys from Autozone...

I bought one of those $30 batterys from Autozone for an old riding mower I was selling. They have a super-low Cold Cranking Amp rating, It barely cranked over my 16hp. Briggs with a (fully charged)...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By anderkart
What brand/model karts are you going to have at...

What brand/model karts are you going to have at your track?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 605
Posted By anderkart
Have you already checked out the Burris...

Have you already checked out the Burris Jackshafts for racekarts: http://www.burrisracing.com/main.html
They're pricey new, but you might find a good used one you could mod to work for your...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-30-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By anderkart
Keep in mind that some kart racers claim: That...

Keep in mind that some kart racers claim: That some of these Industrial Engines actually loose performance, when the intake ports are highly ported... They say to do whatever you want to the Exhaust...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-30-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By anderkart
Yep, I agree jandj. I still think the...

Yep, I agree jandj.

I still think the racers would end up saving money in the long run, plus make things more even for everybody; if they simply added a Briggs Local-206 class instead of adding...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-28-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By anderkart
Dang... this is gonna be a cool thread !!! ...

Dang... this is gonna be a cool thread !!!

Hope that beastly clutch works out for ya man :thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-28-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By anderkart
We used to have very knowledgeable & cool dude...

We used to have very knowledgeable & cool dude here at our forum that transformed his Sprintkart into a 250cc shifter. Looks like his pics are all missing now, but you'd probably still benefit from...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-28-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 230
Posted By anderkart
I agree with the OP at the Bobs forum, and the...

I agree with the OP at the Bobs forum, and the dude there saying the Briggs Local 206 engines would be a much better option instead. Seems like that 212 class is gonna be keeping the tech inspectors...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-27-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By anderkart
Cool I understand, but adding front brakes would...

Cool I understand, but adding front brakes would still be a very good safety feature when running a 125cc motocross engine, for the same reason most all motorcycles & cars have front brakes; to help...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-27-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 344
Posted By anderkart
Welding your Nerf Bars and/or Motor mount onto...

Welding your Nerf Bars and/or Motor mount onto your frame will end up causing problems.

Your motor mount will simply clamp between your 2 left-side frame rails:

...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-25-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By anderkart
I'd suggest you contact the tech Inspector at...

I'd suggest you contact the tech Inspector at GoPro Motorplex before installing a 125 dirt bike engine. Most all tracks require 4-wheel brakes for the 125cc shifter class, and that's going to be a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-23-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By anderkart
I hate to be a downer here but... I used to race...

I hate to be a downer here but... I used to race karts and have helped out serveral guys here on the forum that were in your exact same situation.

The problem with starting out with an older-bare...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By anderkart
Cool, I've replied to your PM.

Cool, I've replied to your PM.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-19-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By anderkart
I'm pretty sure I still have a good used, & super...

I'm pretty sure I still have a good used, & super heavy-duty, 1-1/8"-bore centrifugal clutch around here somewhere that's made for karts with large Industrial engines.

I'm not sure of its brand,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-19-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By anderkart
Yep I agree with Texan, your same motor mount &...

Yep I agree with Texan, your same motor mount & clutch should work just fine; although you might need to move your seat over a bit, unless your motor mount has the side to side, adjust-ability...
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