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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-02-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,162
Posted By speed1
Yes, you can buy it ...It'll have a new paint job...

Yes, you can buy it ...It'll have a new paint job on it and 2 new front tires and yes it takes gas and does a certified 25.6 mph and you can have it for only $395 and you'll have to pick it up in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-23-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By speed1
For the new kart we ordered them from BMI...Never...

For the new kart we ordered them from BMI...Never really thought about safety issues with HF rims thanks r97...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-23-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By speed1
I do have an air compressor and I do pump it to...

I do have an air compressor and I do pump it to the max...This is happening on the kart I bought last month ...For the new kart I WILL NOT pump it up as much and see how that works...:)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-23-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By speed1
It's all over the top of the tire , it wears out...

It's all over the top of the tire , it wears out extremely fast , we have it as straight as possible , I am going to try a set of heavy duty tires from HF and see if those wear out any better,,,
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-22-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By speed1
You are right about the weight , they don't cost...

You are right about the weight , they don't cost that much , I'll take the speed and just get new tires
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-22-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,811
Posted By speed1
Is there a Way to...

Is there a way to keep the front tires from wearing out so fast , or is that Normal because it's such a simple set-up? Also yesterday we got the parts in from BMI hopefully we'll have it running by...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-22-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,783
Posted By speed1
That is one sweet Kart...I am sure you will have...

That is one sweet Kart...I am sure you will have many hours of enjoyment with it
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By speed1
On the calculator I used on here gave me this...

On the calculator I used on here gave me this answer: 15" tires , 3600 rpm , 60t sprocket , 12t clutch = 32moh...If I get that I'll be happy...The calculator is pretty accurate according to my...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By speed1
This is what we ordered last Saturday...1" live...

This is what we ordered last Saturday...1" live axle, 60t sprocket , chain and all necessary stuff to finish up te rear end, according the calculator I should get around 32mph and if the 60t sprocket...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,626
Posted By speed1
You GOT an AWESOME deal on that kart, there are...

You GOT an AWESOME deal on that kart, there are many smart , informative, kind people...They'll walk you thru the whole process , they got me going in the right direction ...Bob
Forum: FAQ & Articles 05-12-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 52,256
Posted By speed1
Awesome post. very informative , you know your...

Awesome post. very informative , you know your stuff...Bob
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-12-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By speed1
Nice!!! When do you expect to finish it? We have...

Nice!!! When do you expect to finish it? We have decided to oder: 15" tires , 60t sprocket and according to the speed calculator it'll give us 32 mph which is plenty when you're that low to the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-12-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By speed1
r_hez do you have the governoor off of your kart?...

r_hez do you have the governoor off of your kart? What kind of set up do you have on it?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-12-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By speed1
I thinkk I will leave the Gorvernor ALONE , there...

I thinkk I will leave the Gorvernor ALONE , there was 1 word in your answer that kind of scare me "DEATH" ...I will look at BMI for the TAV2 torque converter and go with that and still keep my kidney...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-12-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,163
Posted By speed1
Would a 60t sprocket give me any take-off power?

Have been using the speed calculator on here (great tool) want to acheive around 30 mph for street riding...Have 1 go-kart set-up as follows : 15"tires , 3600 rpm, 72 t sprocket and 12 t centrifical...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By speed1
Well I bought an extended warranty for 2 yrs on...

Well I bought an extended warranty for 2 yrs on the engine for $20 that'll replace it if anything goes wrong with it....I don't know what a Governor is or where it's at on the engine or how to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-08-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By speed1
r_chez, now it's starting to make sense...We...

r_chez, now it's starting to make sense...We built this frame to accomadate the seat that I had bought on Ebay 6 yrs ago, it was up in the attic collecting dust , so we put it it on the ground , got...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-08-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By speed1
r_chez do you mean a 30 t sprocket? , Kicky96 the...

r_chez do you mean a 30 t sprocket? , Kicky96 the engine is not mounted yet...Sorry for these questions I am not completely understanding...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-08-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By speed1
We will be using the kart mainly to ride in the...

We will be using the kart mainly to ride in the street where I live and also finding an empty cement parking lot just to have fun with my 7 yr. old grandson , as far as clearnce goes the minimum...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-08-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By speed1
Getting ready to order parts and nee help please

We are at the final stage of finishing our kart and would like your professional opinion on what to get...
Here is what we have so far: 12 t clutch and a 6.5 hp HF engine...

We would like to do a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-06-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By speed1
I am mechanically changeled so, this is how I...

I am mechanically changeled so, this is how I calculate my speed...I use a Garmin GPS reset it to ZERO before I take off and when I'm done it tells me the MAX. speed that I achivied for the time...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-05-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 29,036
Posted By speed1
You guys are doing an awesome job...

You guys are doing an awesome job...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-05-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,227
Posted By speed1
It's fine , I love to lean and have done lot's...

It's fine , I love to lean and have done lot's of it in the short time I've been here ...Have decided to use Premium next time , it's a small tank...:)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-05-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,227
Posted By speed1
I love the technicality , wish I could understand...

I love the technicality , wish I could understand it...I am so confused right now that I hope I never run out of gas:) ...Thanks for all the answers...:) Bob
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-05-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,257
Posted By speed1
That looks like a cool build ...Would you mind...

That looks like a cool build ...Would you mind sharing the cost of all those parts and where you got them from...Thanks ...Bob
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