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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 49
Posted By mckutzy
A couple of things... Its going to vibrate .....

A couple of things...
Its going to vibrate .. Thats the name of the game.... Some people dont like this.. but thats how it is with these industrial engines...Its not a car, its a gokart. No...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 93
Posted By mckutzy
Off hand... With the smaller diameter.. the coil...

Off hand... With the smaller diameter.. the coil pickup bosses won't be in the same place..
Also...the diameter of the wheel dictates the firing position... Hence why we have offset keys...
Being...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By mckutzy
Thanks guys... This one really turned out much...

Thanks guys... This one really turned out much better....

I could use this as a furnace to melt aluminum and lead, if I turn it on its side, block it up with some bricks...

Maybe even melt...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 01-23-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By mckutzy
Been a bit of slow day... No jobs and no call...

Been a bit of slow day... No jobs and no call backs...
So after my job search.. I went out and fired up ye ol' forge...
I have been meaning to make a bottle opener for a good buddy of mine.. He...
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 162
Posted By mckutzy
I hate to say it.. but isnt shopping karts with...

I hate to say it.. but isnt shopping karts with logo's like that..From Whom are not being sold by their respective owners...a stolen kart????
I know aroud here there is a big problem with kart...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 01-17-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By mckutzy
Im guessing this will be a hobby use... and since...

Im guessing this will be a hobby use... and since you may not use this all that often...
Depending on how much you want to spend and for a refill....An 80 or 122CF bottle would last a while.. Me...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By mckutzy
I hear ya... I am too.. There is those guys.....

I hear ya... I am too..
There is those guys.. but they as one of the few here for us... Like to up charge a bit..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By mckutzy
What clutch did buddy get??... And yes they make...

What clutch did buddy get??... And yes they make custom clutches... But like I said.. the time money for that.. You can get a known decent engine plus a top line adjustable disc clutch and probably...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By mckutzy
Im a little late to the game on this on... Those...

Im a little late to the game on this on... Those motors are kinda crap.. they sold really cheap for a replacement for some machine...But theyre an odd ball...All most like a briggs copy of a clone.. ...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By mckutzy
I first just used the motor and went from there.....

I first just used the motor and went from there.. I didnt have the box on hand.. do I just winged it..
Itll be the same as any other small block clone footprint..
Forum: More Builds 01-14-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By mckutzy
Whers abouts are you located??? ..

Whers abouts are you located??? ..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-14-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By mckutzy
Cant really say, till I see what is it going...

Cant really say, till I see what is it going into...
However to get it done... remember if the motor needs to be moved for tensioning of a chain... the exhaust needs to be allow to move aswell, if...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-14-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By mckutzy
Oh ya itll help to keep it quiet... It just big...

Oh ya itll help to keep it quiet... It just big thats all...
Bigger question is(pardon the pun...:) ) Do you have space for it and the bracketry to support it properly......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-14-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By mckutzy
Fare enough.. but they've done it in a manner to...

Fare enough.. but they've done it in a manner to control the warp.. with a tig... or usually machined after the welding, to make it run true...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-14-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By mckutzy
NO... Weld if you need to, but the sprocket...

NO...
Weld if you need to, but the sprocket onto the hub.. The hub will slide onto the axle and be keyed in place...You should be using key axle shaft for this... as this is known straight and has...
Forum: More Builds 01-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By mckutzy
If you have the clearance to mount it.. use a...

If you have the clearance to mount it.. use a shaft coupler to join the hub shaft.
If You can find the right bolt pattern hub plate.. you could make all this using off the shelf stuff for not that...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By mckutzy
The title above says DIY... Usually that means......

The title above says DIY... Usually that means... Were all junk hoarders... Of some sort...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-13-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By mckutzy
Ok... First... with the use of the dirt bike...

Ok...
First... with the use of the dirt bike the rear sprockets arent going to be the same size that is in the TC. You will need to get appropriate sized sprockets and hubs that mate to your...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 265
Posted By mckutzy
Could be free if your good at scrounging... I...

Could be free if your good at scrounging...
I know I did one day.. and came up with something similar... Also out of EMT...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-12-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 193
Posted By mckutzy
If this is a bike... With 2 wheels, I'm thinking...

If this is a bike... With 2 wheels, I'm thinking you'll need a jackshaft, the ratio might be alright..
On my bike I built..
I have a 7:1, with a cent clutch, 24" OD rear tire(that is a car spare...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-10-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 355
Posted By mckutzy
Pick any 5 speed motorcycle you like.. Or buy a...

Pick any 5 speed motorcycle you like..
Or buy a big twin Harley type transmission and mate that to your built engine..
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-09-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 749
Posted By mckutzy
You know sandblasting, weather its sand, glass...

You know sandblasting, weather its sand, glass meadia or even shotblasting... the items are often surprising whats left... Sometimes its worse off than with all the decay and rust making it what it...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-08-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 159
Posted By mckutzy
You want to aim for a 6:1 ratio...here's a...

You want to aim for a 6:1 ratio...here's a calc...
https://affordablegokarts.com/pages/gear-ratio-calculator

Now with that being said... you have a big block motor.. That'll typically have a 1"...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-07-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By mckutzy
Lets see some pic of the brake setups you have...

Lets see some pic of the brake setups you have ....
Might be a way to retrofit a spring return onto them...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-06-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By mckutzy
Is this for a backyard skating/hockey or curling...

Is this for a backyard skating/hockey or curling rink??

The brushes should be operated by an electric motor setup. Trying to setup linkages with chains and such can be done... but itll take alot...
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