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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By itsid
Oh.. I was mistaking.. it's not grainger; it...

Oh.. I was mistaking.. it's not grainger;
it was Linngear that had the vast selection of sprockets
(#40 steel 120 teeth 19" 23lbs.. have fun :D)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 202
Posted By itsid
I haven't seen any premade yet.. show me and I...

I haven't seen any premade yet..
show me and I can tell you if it's what I had in mind ;)

But in essence it's easier to cut a keyway in an already 1" shaft
than to have a protruding key machined...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
True but he's talking about 420, not #41 And...

True but he's talking about 420, not #41
And while 420 has the exact smae outer dimensions as #41 it's stronger than #40 (by ALOT!)
most of the magic is pin diameter btw..;)

The TC plays 100% NO...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
series 30 kits are not suited for the engine as...

series 30 kits are not suited for the engine as mentioned.

and the series 40 kits are a bad idea in the first place;
there is very good reason why Comet never made a backplate for the series 40...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By itsid
ideally you mount the original air filter box for...

ideally you mount the original air filter box for your engine ;)

less ideal but viable is a K&N Style filter, but it needs to have some internal volume and more importantly some filter area.
The...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
A series 30 (TAV2 Kit usually sold as a cheap...

A series 30 (TAV2 Kit usually sold as a cheap chnese copy complete kit on ebay)
is not going to serve you very well if at all.
the belt for a series 30 is smaller than for a series 40
(no they're...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-15-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 318
Posted By itsid
'super long' is a relative term, no? I have...

'super long' is a relative term, no?

I have an electric skateboard with a reasonably high powered set of motors (1600W in total)
and I can run off my small batpack (7.5Ah) for days (short use per...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By itsid
:thumbsup: true tue.. just wanted to leave it...

:thumbsup:
true tue..
just wanted to leave it as a "note"

since there is well known case for worn rollers in the yard karting world:
Some karts have very odd sprockets, some 'uhm mediocrely...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 202
Posted By itsid
except that you are likely overestimating the...

except that you are likely overestimating the power of your engine ...
we'll see

Oh and to get the takeoff torque a higher engagement speed will COST you top speed!
since you cannot take off at...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
Sorry Mrmonk but you are incorrect in every point...

Sorry Mrmonk but you are incorrect in every point :(

What he needs to provide is a good estimation of the WEIGHT of the vehicle first.
knowing what exact tc we're dealing with surely helps...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 202
Posted By itsid
the difference you see is the driven the 40...

the difference you see is the driven the 40 driven is 7.5" the 44 is 8.5"
and yes you can use both on both I know..

Since that additional inch in diameter changes the gear ratio (on both ends)
...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-15-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 318
Posted By itsid
because that'd give you 120V 900mAh in series ...

because that'd give you 120V 900mAh in series
or 1.2V 90Ah in parallel.

If you want both 120V and 90AH at the same time you need to have 100 in parallel
and 100 of exactly such packs in series...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-15-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 202
Posted By itsid
Driver Paul, not driven. The 44C Driver is...

Driver Paul, not driven.

The 44C Driver is superior to the series 40 in that can be tuned in a much wider range for engagement speeds.
namely to fit onto two stroke engines as well as four...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-14-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 318
Posted By itsid
2-3 hrs runtime?? And you're not cruising at...

2-3 hrs runtime??

And you're not cruising at slow pace either for that time, huh?
No.. just no!

we're talking 42Ah at the very least (even WITH some cruising) for a 3hr runtime
in a 120V...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-14-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By itsid
So you're saying you have two wires going into...

So you're saying you have two wires going into your rectifier?
And you are asking how to measure..

Switch to AC Voltage on your Multimeter (100V or less) and
tap yellow and white.. you should...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-13-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 42
Posted By itsid
Aha.. so you don't have the sprocket nor motor...

Aha.. so you don't have the sprocket nor motor that came with the ATV then?
too bad

I hope you still ordered a geared motor (like you had)
so your axle sprocket won't end up being two feet in...
Forum: All Other Parts 07-11-2019, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 234
Posted By itsid
your analogy is still somewhat incorrect.. it's...

your analogy is still somewhat incorrect..
it's not the palstic knife.. it'd be the ceramic knife (much less brittle I admit ;))

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 217
Posted By itsid
since when can running an engine w/o exhaust bend...

since when can running an engine w/o exhaust bend a valve?

Sure you must -at all costs- prevent something getting near the valve from the outside; true!
But a simple fine mesh to cover the port...
Forum: All Other Parts 07-10-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 234
Posted By itsid
No it's NOT! Azusalites are perfectly good...

No it's NOT!

Azusalites are perfectly good for all road karting you can think of.
Yes, they're Nylon wheels just as the famous (and expensive) original Nylites
and they're as sturdy (at least...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-10-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 113
Posted By itsid
yepp Bandito seems like a good match.. I'd...

yepp Bandito seems like a good match..

I'd reinstall the original Nerf bars tbh..
https://www.margay.com/shopmargay/Bandito-Nerf-Bar.html

yours look crap on that kart IYAM :(

'sid
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-10-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 148
Posted By itsid
Hmm.. cannot open the tecumseh link for some...

Hmm.. cannot open the tecumseh link for some reason *shrugs*

Anywhoo.. IIRC Briggs bought Westbend and at least for a short period the WB820 were labelled briggs and stratton (until they parted...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-09-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 113
Posted By itsid
you can still call them ;) But frankly.. if...

you can still call them ;)

But frankly.. if you browse through their vintage ads,
I'm fairly certain you can id your kart yourself pretty easily.

Or post some pictures and let us have a look...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-09-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 153
Posted By itsid
the meter itself draws maybe 200mA (I'd say...

the meter itself draws maybe 200mA (I'd say closer to 100 tbh)
the proximity sensor doesn't need 300mA at all
(maybe for 300kHz but that'd equate to 18 million rpms and I haven't seen anything...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-09-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 148
Posted By itsid
Hellion is right about the seat.. that's the...

Hellion is right about the seat.. that's the style you want (and the only one you should accept)

engine wise, no predator please...
I'm a bit torn I like the westbend 820s visually better than...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-08-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 318
Posted By itsid
No, you cannot.. not a motor you can make use of...

No, you cannot.. not a motor you can make use of really anyways ;)
(less amps AND less voltage means a lot less power.. so no ;))


funny.. around here 100V battery powered lawn mowers become...
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