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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Cool find! How much in $ was it? (That Jolly...

Cool find!
How much in $ was it?
(That Jolly Roger flag is now right way up due to the sideways pic ;):roflol:)
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'd say that weld actually looks pretty decent...

I'd say that weld actually looks pretty decent for a HF 125 and 2 hours of practice! It's blended pretty nicely with the metal, plus I don't see any pores on the surface!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 79
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I can't help with the electrical stuff, but I...

I can't help with the electrical stuff, but I just gotta say: Nice sleds!
I wish we had enough snow here in Texas to have snowmobiles!(then I could also swap the engines onto karts:D)
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-17-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Only 2 days!!! EEEEEEEEE!:popcorn: This is more...

Only 2 days!!! EEEEEEEEE!:popcorn:
This is more stressful than reassembling a pull start! :roflol:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'd hit it with a hair dryer before you do...

I'd hit it with a hair dryer before you do anything.
I TOLD you your projects need to be covered! If nothing else, the nice ones!:lolgoku:
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 123
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
World's biggest blind spot if you sit way back in...

World's biggest blind spot if you sit way back in it! :roflol:
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Haha! Yeah, I didn't bother making a cardboard...

Haha! Yeah, I didn't bother making a cardboard helmet, and no horns anyways.
whenever I get around to restoring it I may or may not add a keel. It's more of a shallow water boat, but IDK. I'm not...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^:funnypost::roflol: I'll bid 50 cents.;)

^^:funnypost::roflol:

I'll bid 50 cents.;)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
YOU MONSTER!! ;) Naw, just kidding. :roflol: ...

YOU MONSTER!! ;)
Naw, just kidding. :roflol:

It would be very offensive to purists, but not everyone is a purist. Those 2 strokes are FAST though, with lots of HP and lots of RPM.
Forum: More Builds 01-16-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Cardboard Viking Longship

Say hello to the Sparrowhawk! It's 100% DIY!(I built it when I was 10 or 11):wai:

I built this awhile back, our ward was having a Cardboard Regatta, with each of the sub-organizations building a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 124
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
WHAAAAAT!!!!:eek: That's DEFINITELY a 60s...

WHAAAAAT!!!!:eek:

That's DEFINITELY a 60s race kart! It's worth WAY MORE than $50!! It looks original and intact, too! The McCulloch 2 stroke engine could possibly be sold in the $300-$500 range...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-15-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wait, how is a 1" clutch going to work on a 7/8"...

Wait, how is a 1" clutch going to work on a 7/8" shaft? Am I missing something?

And that's a race kart frame, with those small diameter tires 5/1 should be perfectly fine.

:welcome2:

EDIT -...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-15-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
It's easy to not go too fast with a crazy...

It's easy to not go too fast with a crazy overpowered engine: just don't press the gas pedal so hard!
Buuut there's no replacement for more HP!! :roflol:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-15-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,339
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wow! I'm seeing squares! :lolgoku: Looks plenty...

Wow! I'm seeing squares! :lolgoku:
Looks plenty sturdy!(if a little heavy, but the Honda V twin should help:D)
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-14-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Oof! :eek: And I thought my $30 carburetor...

Oof! :eek:

And I thought my $30 carburetor parts bill was bad!:roflol:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-14-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 10,252
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:D It is really comfy. It adds a sort of...

:D It is really comfy. It adds a sort of "springy" effect when I ride, so it's nice going over the bumps! :lolgoku: I still need to make a better looking upholstered seat bottom.
I actually just...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 01-14-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 10,252
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Took it out for another spin today! The needles...

Took it out for another spin today!
The needles helped make it easier to adjust and cut down on the leaks, so that's always a plus.
At one point on takeoff(with a little dirt and stuff on the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-14-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I've actually thought of that basic clutch setup...

I've actually thought of that basic clutch setup minus the variable speed thingamabob before. I thought it would be cool to put it in an RC car, have the clutch activated via a servo, to have it...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 228
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Using a muffler from a bigger engine(heck, even a...

Using a muffler from a bigger engine(heck, even a car muffler) is a good way to keep power high while muffling. So yeah, no problems there.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 286
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
7:1 could be done with a torque converter, but...

7:1 could be done with a torque converter, but it's high enough it will cause premature belt wear. Try going with an 8:1 and see how you like it. Trust me, when you're on a small vehicle like a go...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-13-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 286
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You said in your other thread that you got a...

You said in your other thread that you got a scrap dirt bike to use frame parts of. It might be more worth it to just fix it up! You'll end up with a faster bike with less worry about this kind of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Your best bet will probably be a driveshaft of...

Your best bet will probably be a driveshaft of some sort running under the driver. Seems a little ambitious. Does it have to be in the front? Is it some kind of hot rod theme go kart?
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-13-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Didn't mean to come off accusing..... Actually...

Didn't mean to come off accusing.....
Actually I'd like to see on what grounds 'sid is accusing. I don't blame ya for being ticked off.
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-13-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wow! How'd ya figure that out?! Trace the IP...

Wow! How'd ya figure that out?! Trace the IP addresses or something? I'm just curious.
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-13-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,517
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Try going to the top of the first page, then...

Try going to the top of the first page, then check up to 3 boxes for the builds you want to vote for, then hit the "Vote Now" button. that should be it. I've already voted, so I can't see what you...
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