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Forum: Electric Projects Today, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 129
Posted By itsid
Simple anser: NO, you can't more complicated...

Simple anser: NO, you can't

more complicated answer:
the term BMS is not a guarantee for charging safety.
Some just record cell state and shut down on errors
(irrecoverable shut down to...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 22
Posted By itsid
70 mph.. aha that's 31.3m/s let's assume flat...

70 mph.. aha
that's 31.3m/s
let's assume flat level road and a light kart

150 kg * 9.81 m/s * 0.02 * 31.3 m/s + 0.5 * 1.2 kg/m * 0.7 * 0.9 m * (31.3 m/s)
means: 12512.263266 Watts

12.5...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 27
Posted By itsid
Well there's a keyword I cannot currently...

Well there's a keyword I cannot currently remember you need to look out for.
essentially the camera is recording all the time, but only to it's rather large RAM not an SD card or other physical...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By itsid
the problem cannot be the driver alone.. check...

the problem cannot be the driver alone..
check the driven too
if it snapped onto the buttons any new driver will fail as well (not fatally, but eating belts)

That's the first failure I remember...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 53
Posted By itsid
looks like.. a Lancer Grand Prix to me (yes...

looks like.. a Lancer Grand Prix to me (yes that'd be Rupp from 1966 onwards I think)
jeez where do you find these.. and why am I not closer... :(

can't tell for sure, but I can't recall any...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By itsid
suboptimal weld.. driven lock (say it jumped...

suboptimal weld..
driven lock (say it jumped exactly ON the buttons for some reason [worn button mostly])
the belt cannot rise up the driver and pushes against the sheaves.
but that shouldn't pop...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-18-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,073
Posted By itsid
I known I'm annyoing with that "be patient, take...

I known I'm annyoing with that "be patient, take your time, be carefull"
stuff, but whenever the controller is under power,
the currents involved can severely hurt a human,
and we can never be too...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-18-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,073
Posted By itsid
That looks about right, terribly crowded pics...

That looks about right,
terribly crowded pics though
(I know, not your fault at all.. it's just the way it is when you work with a crap ton of wiring)
but a better lighting wouldn't harm .....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-18-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 71
Posted By itsid
looks like a brush script font should be easy...

looks like a brush script font
should be easy to reproduce...

Wiggle some brush script font that gets close enough in place,
maybe the original "Brush Script" (1942 by Robert E. Smith) even
and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-18-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By itsid
sure.. max torque is input torque times lowest...

sure..
max torque is input torque times lowest CVT ratio minus specifc loss (in the realms of 25%)

BUT I'm quite certain the axle bending torque is 30ft lbs..
rotational torque willl be WAAAAY...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-17-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 164
Posted By itsid
unmodified (and governed) a true Honda gx200 ...

unmodified (and governed) a true Honda gx200
can run nearly 24/7 for days at full speed and max load in a controlled environment no problem.
those are indestructible tanks compared to chinese...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-17-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,073
Posted By itsid
well, almost I guess ;) a) where's the color...

well, almost I guess ;)

a) where's the color sequence, you just posted that same image again,
this time as a screen shot (which is in fact LESS helpfull)

b) you wrapped the black wire in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By itsid
you misunderstood.. the engine weight is not...

you misunderstood..

the engine weight is not what I meant.. I meant the kart is heavier than the bike was.

and the torque of the engine might be quite dramatic on the bike,
but it might not be...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-16-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,073
Posted By itsid
Great, yes I was expecting something like that.. ...

Great, yes I was expecting something like that..
(tbh I'd made it differently.. but that's extremely close to what I drew and certainly correct!)

Those look to be five band resistors
(I was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 312
Posted By itsid
I'm halfway across the globe.. I can't tell...

I'm halfway across the globe..
I can't tell who's capable of doing such in your area ;)

But I still say a motorcycle repair/restoration shop might be a good place to start asking.

'sid
Forum: Electric Projects 02-16-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,073
Posted By itsid
Oh missed that post, sorry. So.. cut of...

Oh missed that post, sorry.

So.. cut of three pieces of the red wire (each 12cm long)
and one piece of the black wire (also 12cm long)
remove 1cm of insulation on each end of all the pieces and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 312
Posted By itsid
:thumbsup: be sure to fully service the...

:thumbsup:

be sure to fully service the engine before attempting to start it.
it wasn't stored too good either,
and you don't want to break it now that it's yours ;
So pull it apart and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By itsid
the fourth pic looks almost like a brembo brake...

the fourth pic looks almost like a brembo brake caliper ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 312
Posted By itsid
IDK what you paid, but as I said if it would've...

IDK what you paid,
but as I said if it would've been within my reach (distance and price)
I would've gone for it for sure ;)
And when it's stored outside like that rust was to be expected tbh
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 312
Posted By itsid
"Metal strip of new england" in franklin street? ...

"Metal strip of new england" in franklin street?

Well Worcester,MA is correct, right?
you're not in the UK (original Worcester)
or down in South Africa, right? (some other clone worcester)
...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By itsid
Hi.. amazing you got a Dingo.. I tried to find...

Hi..
amazing you got a Dingo.. I tried to find one and the only one that showed up at the time was so dramatically overpriced (1k€)
that I just left it where it was :D

Welcome aboard btw.
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 160
Posted By itsid
gokartsupply.com is a trustworthy website for all...

gokartsupply.com is a trustworthy website for all I know..
never heard anyone complaining about them
unlike BMI where I constantly hear "they rip you off on shipping", so you need to call in order...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 312
Posted By itsid
engine seems to be legit (i'd trust the sticker...

engine seems to be legit (i'd trust the sticker for now)


that rust needs carefull treatment...

IMHO take it all apart to the last nut and bolt,
and find an car restoration shop whichoffers...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By itsid
with a nine tooth TC sprocket you'll need a 74T...

with a nine tooth TC sprocket you'll need a 74T axle sprocket (WITH a 7" driven!)
for 22" rear wheels

11 teeth less than you'd need for a 6" driven (85 Teeth on the axle sprocket)

So no, you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-15-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 114
Posted By itsid
well preload is ALWAYS one valley on the cam ...

well preload is ALWAYS one valley on the cam
those are 120 apart.. so neither 90 (quarter turn) nor 180 (half a turn)
is actually a good rule of thumb;
it's dead center in between (120 one...
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