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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-22-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 7,780
Posted By Hellion
I was trying to goad you into doing some side...

I was trying to goad you into doing some side research to see if you could figure out the mystery but I missed a thread or two and you already covered the special Cobalite exhaust valve and rotator...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-22-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By Hellion
That gap is not supposed to be there. I think...

That gap is not supposed to be there.
I think that is the cause of your left wheel coming up but I don't know what you did to make it happen.

Looks like one spring is worn out, would be my guess....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-22-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Hellion
Oil turns brown quickly during use. Nothing to be...

Oil turns brown quickly during use. Nothing to be concerned about and you really can't judge oil by its color.
I drain it yearly or every 25 hours (same difference) for the major machine at the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-22-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Hellion
Oh it's old, I didn't know. I wanna hear it run,...

Oh it's old, I didn't know. I wanna hear it run, man!

A friend of mine had one that he was keeping for another friend in his shed. It had a fiberglass body that was painted in red metal flake, and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-22-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 547
Posted By Hellion
Watch out for that Wes guy up there. He doesn't...

Watch out for that Wes guy up there. He doesn't call himself BigWes by accident. He earned that title at the weight gym plus he's huge, over 7 feet tall. When he gets mad he just crushes people with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-21-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By Hellion
I sent you a PM.

I sent you a PM.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-21-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Hellion
That is a cool trike, what little of it I could...

That is a cool trike, what little of it I could see between those black bars....
If we can get you to stop taking vertical video, you might reach pro level some day. :o


Purty fire hydrant...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By Hellion
That should work, Shep. Matching the threads...

That should work, Shep.

Matching the threads on the cap and fuel tank is the only possible issue.

Had an older lawn tractor with one of those but I think the ethanol eventually ate it up (got...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-21-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By Hellion
Or, Karl, if he has to have a flathead like that...

Or, Karl, if he has to have a flathead like that Tec, he could probably find a ubiquitous Briggs 5 horse for the same amount of money--but he'd still have to throw a little money at it ($$$) for some...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-21-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By Hellion
You won't find any (current) hop up threads...

You won't find any (current) hop up threads concerning any Tecumseh engine on this site because, to quote another member, "the only problem with Tecumsehs is they are outnumbered by guys with limited...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 11-21-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 688
Posted By Hellion
Good lookin' progress so far--sad to say I missed...

Good lookin' progress so far--sad to say I missed this build thread the first time around.

The frame that donated the motors in post #1 looks like a promising project in its own right.
A simpler...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-21-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 547
Posted By Hellion
Ehh, it's probably fine as-is. The majority of...

Ehh, it's probably fine as-is. The majority of people responding (including me) was mainly speaking of any extreme positioning of your clutch on the outer edge of the crankshaft extension. That first...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-21-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By Hellion
65 MPH PLUS? I can't wait to see results,...

65 MPH PLUS?

I can't wait to see results, proof and documentation. http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/drink/popcorn-and-drink-smiley-emoticon.gif
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-21-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Hellion
Engine Upgrade Pt 1

Engine Upgrade part 1.
I like how he's truly keepin' at this project---http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/drink/popcorn-and-drink-smiley-emoticon.gif


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kf8zUryICE
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 11-20-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By Hellion
https://media.giphy.com/media/l8C9PNnlpFpny/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/l8C9PNnlpFpny/giphy.gif

Sure, motorcycle style slide carbs have been used on industrial engines before, but the key is you have to have a custom intake manifold for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-20-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 926
Posted By Hellion
I have found that Ken-Bar sometimes made little...

I have found that Ken-Bar sometimes made little effort to ensure that their steering wheels (or the drilled holes) were straight, like in a proper Y pattern, so while you might turn the spokes so...
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 11-20-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Hellion
$600, Buy It Now. Now that's being optimistic....

$600, Buy It Now. Now that's being optimistic. What a bargain... :rolleyes:

I see he put the original wheel/handlebars back on for 'originality' but he should've done his research and applied a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-19-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Hellion
Well hip hip hurrah! Hey man, you CAN host...

Well hip hip hurrah!

Hey man, you CAN host the pics on DIYGK for all to see, and forevermore. With image hosting sites like imgur (and Photobucket heaven forbid!), the pics have a habit of going...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-19-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,702
Posted By Hellion
As long as you cleaned the bowl of active rust...

As long as you cleaned the bowl of active rust and feed it 100% gasoline, it probably won't ever be a problem again.



Might not with the engine's factory style fuel tank. Did you try to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-19-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Hellion
Up to this point, have you not tried an impact...

Up to this point, have you not tried an impact wrench (pneumatic or electric) on the hex nut on the right side of the jackshaft? :o

I agree with Clifton--I would put a large crescent wrench on the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-19-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 547
Posted By Hellion
I dunno if you're talking to me, but if you were...

I dunno if you're talking to me, but if you were just know that I'm backing you up, just with
more verbosity. :D :rolleyes:

I just want to see the final pics because the first one threw us all...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-19-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 547
Posted By Hellion
I recommend starting over with a clearer...

I recommend starting over with a clearer explanation and a proofread before posting(?). :D

The clutch sprocket on the inboard side being the best is debatable, but it is paramount to have the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-18-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Hellion
I say it's 30 inches. Who's with me?!...

I say it's 30 inches. Who's with me?! http://midsouthjeeps.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/default/rolleyes1.gif http://midsouthjeeps.com/forum/public/style_emoticons/default/whistling.gif

It...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-18-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 462
Posted By Hellion
Hey Wilson! Looking at your newest photos, I...

Hey Wilson!

Looking at your newest photos, I think you could replace the copper with a section of threaded rod with two clevises on the ends.

It would still allow some fine tuning but also be...
Forum: Electric Projects 11-18-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 394
Posted By Hellion
Dang. I'll say it again; it's pretty bad when a...

Dang. I'll say it again; it's pretty bad when a moderator weighs in with a few subtle barbs or mudslingin', if you prefer. First reply, too. :surrender:
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