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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Try a 12 tooth, they're pretty common. With a...

Try a 12 tooth, they're pretty common. With a 12/72 setup, you should have gobs of torque!

Kudos to keeping those Raptors alive! They're a slowly dying breed unfortunately.
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You might wanna try a bigger axle sprocket or a...

You might wanna try a bigger axle sprocket or a smaller clutch sprocket before you sell those engines or whatever you're gonna do with them. Race karts tend to be geared much higher than yard karts,...
Forum: For Sale or Trade Yesterday, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 56
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ok, thanks for checking though! :thumbsup:

Ok, thanks for checking though! :thumbsup:
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well...... A good first step would be a Mikuni...

Well......
A good first step would be a Mikuni carburetor, then a billet con rod and flywheel, then a cam! Oh wait, I think that broke the bank.......
Raptors are pretty cool engines, and they're...
Forum: For Sale or Trade Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 56
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Thanks, I suspect they'll be too big, but it's...

Thanks, I suspect they'll be too big, but it's worth a shot.
Forum: For Sale or Trade Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 56
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Got a caliper to measure the throats? ...

Got a caliper to measure the throats?

---------- Post added at 10:36 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:34 AM ----------

Know what year that Arctic Cat was?
Forum: For Sale or Trade Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 56
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
WTB: Genuine 22mm Mikuni + Other Parts

I'm in the market for a genuine Mikuni 22mm carburetor, I'm planning to make my own intake runner, but I want one of the real ones. Note that I'd be willing to buy a Chinese one in the meantime, but...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 598
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, it's adjustable. In the next few days here...

Yeah, it's adjustable. In the next few days here I'm going to bust out my grinder and do some more practice, I'll dial in the shade settings then.
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
There's a thread in the archives that has a...

There's a thread in the archives that has a picture, but I'll be posting a pic up once I get it anyways.


Oh yeah, I also plan to engrave the plaque myself, y'all! We've got one of those little...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Leaky crankcase seals?

Leaky crankcase seals?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-30-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Howabout a vacuum leak check?? Fresh gaskets on...

Howabout a vacuum leak check?? Fresh gaskets on the intake and carb, cracked intake? Everything torqued to spec?
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-30-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 598
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ha, thanks, I'm pretty proud of those first welds...

Ha, thanks, I'm pretty proud of those first welds but we'll see how well they hold as actual joints! My angle grinder arrived, I just need to start using it! I'm hoping my helmet has a slightly...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-28-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Hey cool! Those Bajas are pretty neat! I'm a big...

Hey cool! Those Bajas are pretty neat! I'm a big Bird Engineering fan myself, I've got the Starbird.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-28-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Mmmmm, he did say he wanted a semi off road kart,...

Mmmmm, he did say he wanted a semi off road kart, I think dirt roads and grass fields are within it's reach. At any rate, it's his choice, but at least it's out there.
Forum: All Other Parts 05-27-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Sorry, but body parts, along with seats, are...

Sorry, but body parts, along with seats, are virtually non existent nowadays. Your options are mostly:

Find another Indy kart with an intact wing
Make your own out of fiberglass or something
Or...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-27-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Your best bet is probably www.ombwarehouse.com ,...

Your best bet is probably www.ombwarehouse.com , but other good places to check are:
www.mfgsupply.com
www.bmikarts.com
www.gopowersports.com

You need to measure the bolt circle to positively...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-27-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Why has no one recommended the GoPowerSports...

Why has no one recommended the GoPowerSports vintage kart kit???? https://www.gopowersports.com/standard-vintage-go-kart-kit/ It's about $1200, but it's a very nice frame, and while it is a kit,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-23-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 63
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:welcome2: The age limit on this hobby is...

:welcome2:

The age limit on this hobby is VERY high!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-23-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 200
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Try oiling the clutch bushing, that frequently...

Try oiling the clutch bushing, that frequently causes symptoms similar to what you are describing.

What kinds of "upgrades"? Did you upgrade it yourself or buy it upgraded? If so, got a link?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-23-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wow, I'm late! That is NASTY! And BTW - The...

Wow, I'm late! That is NASTY!

And BTW - The official torque rating for the flywheel is 65 ft/lbs!

Use one of the gray gaskets and check your end play, the white one is just for spacing it out...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-23-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Tecumseh carbs, from what I can tell, are fairly...

Tecumseh carbs, from what I can tell, are fairly universal.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-23-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Why has no one suggested oiling the clutch...

Why has no one suggested oiling the clutch bushing???? That is almost always the cause for a clutch trying to take off at idle.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-21-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I agree, I was amazed when I put fresh tires on!...

I agree, I was amazed when I put fresh tires on! So much better handling!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-21-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 203
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, unfortunately there's almost NOTHING at all...

Yeah, unfortunately there's almost NOTHING at all on the internet about any brand of karts, except there's a lot of Manco manuals out there.
Unfortunately a lot of people just didn't save the...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 05-21-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 598
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Uhmm, don't mean to rain on your parade, but...

Uhmm, don't mean to rain on your parade, but that's pretty ugly. I know, I know, it's your first, plus what Kartorbust said, but don't go welding karts together with welds like that. I don't think...
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