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Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By BigWes
If you have the skills build your own... Or you...

If you have the skills build your own... Or you could redneck something together that may work... consider hacking the flange from a Briggs runner and using a hose and clamps to attach it to another...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-15-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 184
Posted By BigWes
All right, I have a Murray as well...good kart!...

All right, I have a Murray as well...good kart! Priority one...kill switch...install one. Check the frame over for cracks, especially the front frame just inboard of the spindle mounts. People tended...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-13-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 188
Posted By BigWes
Gy6? I wasn't even thinking about those...they...

Gy6? I wasn't even thinking about those...they annoy me actually...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-13-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 188
Posted By BigWes
Well, first off, if you check it and set it then...

Well, first off, if you check it and set it then run the engine up to operating temp it's gonna check different every time due to thermal expansion. Check it and adjust it cold and leave it alone....
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-12-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 93
Posted By BigWes
Well...one thing's for sure...you know exactly...

Well...one thing's for sure...you know exactly what you need to get it the way you want it... EVERYTHING!!! You got your work cut out for you, but, you won't have to worry about old Rusty parts,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-11-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 135
Posted By BigWes
I kinda thought Carter maybe, the pedals look...

I kinda thought Carter maybe, the pedals look Ken-Bar to me as well, but the foot brace on the right side really made me think Carter but there is a couple of other things that make me think Ken-Bar...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-11-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 166
Posted By BigWes
Exactly what he said above. Those two clowns...

Exactly what he said above.

Those two clowns are constantly scrapping engines all the time...one wonders why...NOT...

If you are into stage 4 you are at the point of time and money to consider...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-11-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By BigWes
Girls have long hair, don't be hating! And don't...

Girls have long hair, don't be hating! And don't forget the princess! I seen the way you was looking at her!

And it wasn't from hair getting in the sprocket...it was from hair and clothes and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-10-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Been there done that...gall bladder removed years...

Been there done that...gall bladder removed years ago.

Today started out rough. I guess I should have stayed home yesterday like I was told to but I went to work anyway. Paid for it this morning....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-10-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Take a pic when you get done

Take a pic when you get done
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 867
Posted By BigWes
Got out and tinkered with this thing again today....

Got out and tinkered with this thing again today. Started putting it back together. Tapped and installed the hose fittings in the empty spots where the oil sensor wires and gov arm went through the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-09-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 165
Posted By BigWes
Cool...I wanna watch!

Cool...I wanna watch!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-09-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
eBay special just like it on my truck. I don't...

eBay special just like it on my truck. I don't think it's as loud as advertised. But way loud on a kart I think.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-09-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Yea, he gets plenty of petting. Too many...

Yea, he gets plenty of petting.

Too many years of working on aircraft.

Professional aircraft mechanics have the odds stacked against us.

Chemicals, environmental hazards, heavy metals, and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-09-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Thanks guys. Several months of chest pains...

Thanks guys. Several months of chest pains leading up to this. A few trips to the Emergency room thinking I was having a heart attack. I've already had a heart stress test and it showed no damages...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Yea, start a thread dedicated specific to your...

Yea, start a thread dedicated specific to your kart model, folks with info and opinions will chime in. This thread was made by me to put up pics of what I was doing with my karts and have some fun...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-06-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 601
Posted By BigWes
Yea, you gotta be careful around here man. ...

Yea, you gotta be careful around here man.

I've been following your vids and I think they're great. My youtube account is listed under W U.

Anyway, keep up the great work on the kart and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-05-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
I have two KenBars with diffs. So I share your...

I have two KenBars with diffs. So I share your sprocket concerns as well. I was thinking so long as I could get one with the correct tooth count I could just put it on top and use the old one as a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-05-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By BigWes
I can't tell by looking at your picture but are...

I can't tell by looking at your picture but are you suggesting that your hub came apart?

If that is the case, deflate the tube and remove the wheel halves from the hub and just buy a new hub. I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-03-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Update on today's little repair and ride! ...

Update on today's little repair and ride!

So, even though I had absolutely no faith in the cheesey GPS aluminum 2 piece cheese grater sprocket after the misalignment problem trashed the teeth, I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-03-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
All right, even though that sprocket is...

All right, even though that sprocket is thoroughly spunked and chunked... I'm gonna give it one more thrashing around the block if it'll stay together.

I found the issue as soon as I took the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-03-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Well, I know you and Budget enjoy hacking on each...

Well, I know you and Budget enjoy hacking on each other...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-03-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 507
Posted By BigWes
Ken Bar thread for fun, get in here Spunkbrothers!

All right! As I told Budget Spunkmiester on the other Ken Bar Thread I would start a separate one so as not to hijack someone else's.

This is for fun and for anyone. I am gonna put some pics of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-03-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 324
Posted By BigWes
I'm gonna try and do a little more to my black...

I'm gonna try and do a little more to my black one today budget...

I need to replace the sprocket and clean the driver... maybe I can take a few pics and do a post... separate from here and make...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-03-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 947
Posted By BigWes
Lol, ya know, I kinda like the look. Best of all...

Lol, ya know, I kinda like the look. Best of all though ya brought back a good old kart and a good ol engine. I know it's a little different but maybe 30 years from now those grand kids may dig the...
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