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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-13-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 188
Posted By cleatusj
The 2 piece wheel would need at least a solid...

The 2 piece wheel would need at least a solid spacer for the middle, to fit a wider tire.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-12-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By cleatusj
But the clutch manufacturers need to buy their...

But the clutch manufacturers need to buy their kids braces.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-04-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By cleatusj
How does engine horsepower / sprocket size...

How does engine horsepower / sprocket size relationship factor in?

One of the best ways to understand is to get on a 10 speed bike and try taking off on each gear.

I know in the rc world small...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-02-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 749
Posted By cleatusj
Not the best idea, but pull the plug and stuff...

Not the best idea, but pull the plug and stuff the hole with pull rope type rope until you can loosen the bolt.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-01-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,120
Posted By cleatusj
I have bolted a flat piece of steel to a...

I have bolted a flat piece of steel to a sprocket, that I needed a larger center hole in, then found center. I used a hole saw to drill the sprocket. You may need to replace the center drill bit with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-01-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 749
Posted By cleatusj
Wrap an old v-belt around the outer bell of front...

Wrap an old v-belt around the outer bell of front drive pulley and clamp with vice grips for a handle. Now you can remove crankshaft bolt.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 535
Posted By cleatusj
I would put as large of a sprocket, on the input...

I would put as large of a sprocket, on the input to trans as possible, to help reduce the size needed on axle.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-09-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 932
Posted By cleatusj
Need to move engine to the left. Some use an...

Need to move engine to the left. Some use an adaptor motor plate.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-01-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By cleatusj
#4 goes to battery positive to charge battery.

#4 goes to battery positive to charge battery.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-17-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
Have not had a clutch lever for over 20 years and...

Have not had a clutch lever for over 20 years and it pulls smooth, even with the sidecar, in high range with no problems. It is a little quicker in low.

The Calli with the 1100 engine and only...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-17-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
The Vert with that heavy aluminum body sidecar...

The Vert with that heavy aluminum body sidecar will still surprise some 1200 BMW GSA riders. I've been known to show up right on their back tire at 75mph on gravel.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-17-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
Here's the purple one.

Here's the purple one.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-17-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
For some reason the pics did not come thru.

For some reason the pics did not come thru.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-17-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
The TCU purple one is a '76 Convert and the green...

The TCU purple one is a '76 Convert and the green is a '93 Calli.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-16-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
See if this works.

See if this works.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-16-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
Pics after I grow wings, so I can get them off my...

Pics after I grow wings, so I can get them off my phone onto my computer. I can put together computers, but I have a hard time getting them to do what I want.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-16-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By cleatusj
I'm addicted to things machinical

I've been tearing things apart and putting them back together for more decades than I care to admit to. Started with bicycles, then lawn mowers, cars and then motorcycles. Some have been blends of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-16-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,174
Posted By cleatusj
You provided the justification, when you stated...

You provided the justification, when you stated it struggled to take off. The clarification will come, when you experience a lower gear ratio.

Those that have responded to you are expressing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-11-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By cleatusj
You might look at the rear drive from a shaft...

You might look at the rear drive from a shaft driven 4 wheel atv.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-17-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By cleatusj
The steering shaft angle is the only difference,...

The steering shaft angle is the only difference, as the both have have tie rods running from shaft to spindles. Look at the lower ends while watching how the tie rods move. This should tell you what...
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