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Forum: Off Topic Forum Today, 07:38 AM
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Posted By Kartorbust
For now, yes. However I still have my doubts....

For now, yes. However I still have my doubts. There's way too many spots where it could have happened and no one is saying anything on if it's more widespread. I'm not worried about it anymore. As...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,849
Posted By Kartorbust
I can top that lol. I've had my license for 10,...

I can top that lol. I've had my license for 10, almost 11 years and I have yet to get my first vehicle. I could have sworn I had a pic of myself on here...it was in my old work clothes with a camo...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By Kartorbust
Hmmm well if it's a grade 5 or less that broke...

Hmmm well if it's a grade 5 or less that broke off, it shouldn't be too much of a pain to use a regular high speed steel bit to drill it out. But part of the problem maybe that it doesn't drill out...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
Far as I know, they are shipped from Illinios by...

Far as I know, they are shipped from Illinios by rail car to Des Moines and are taken by truck to our dealership. It could be the railroad binders, it could be a burr on the rail car or ramp. We have...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 73
Posted By Kartorbust
If you're doing a lot of drilling into metal,...

If you're doing a lot of drilling into metal, spend the money on M35 or M42 Cobalt high speed drill bits. They'll last a long time compared to normal high speed steel drill bits. Expensive but worth...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
Always inside edge of the tread. Almost like it...

Always inside edge of the tread. Almost like it rubs up against something sharp for about 6 inches or more and then stops. Or a disgruntled employee has been cutting them.

This is the stack so far...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-18-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By Kartorbust
So just a quick Q, did the campgrounds you...

So just a quick Q, did the campgrounds you frequent ban engine powered vehicles, or did something happen with the 2nd iteration of the Campground cruiser?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-18-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
I probably have the best luck. I mean, just 20...

I probably have the best luck. I mean, just 20 minutes ago I found yet another tire, same story, and I'll probably have 1 or 2 more tomorrow like that. I'm almost at 10 tires so far, I better be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-18-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
So I'm pretty sure my boss is going to hate me...

So I'm pretty sure my boss is going to hate me even more now today. Working on a new car inspection right now, yet another brand new Jeep Cherokee has tire damage, but I hit the lottery with this...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-17-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
It hasn't crossed my mind in quite a few years to...

It hasn't crossed my mind in quite a few years to be honest. As of now, I can be certified because I have a welding certificate. However, there's many different types of certification that I could...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-17-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 143
Posted By Kartorbust
I agree. Rather than trying to reengineer the...

I agree. Rather than trying to reengineer the wheel, and get plans from somewhere reputable. The Edge Products and Badland Buggy. From Badland the ST2 LT seems to be pretty decent.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-16-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 143
Posted By Kartorbust
It's a Honda CBR660RR, meaning race replica. Has...

It's a Honda CBR660RR, meaning race replica. Has somewhere between 100 and 107hp at the rear wheel.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-15-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 143
Posted By Kartorbust
You're going to want to do a lot more than just...

You're going to want to do a lot more than just redoing the rear end for that engine. Little too much engine for something that wasn't built for that. A 250 would be better. But a V-twin briggs,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-15-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By Kartorbust
I'm confused on what even the question is. Is the...

I'm confused on what even the question is. Is the ratchet part a lever? Partly maybe? If your trying to use it to seat beads on a tire, it only works on 2 ply tires (go kart, atv, dolly, lawn...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-14-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 21,849
Posted By Kartorbust
I'd post a new pic on here, but I'm just too ugly...

I'd post a new pic on here, but I'm just too ugly at this point lol.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,522
Posted By Kartorbust
Where'd you pick that kit up from? Looks pretty...

Where'd you pick that kit up from? Looks pretty cool and could be useful.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-14-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
Okay I'm going to edit this whole dang thing and...

Okay I'm going to edit this whole dang thing and try to make it simpler since I'm not at work. So only one of the Cherokees had a damaged tire on what would be the normal drive wheel. The ones I've...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-14-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
Have several theories: 1. Tire factory...

Have several theories:

1. Tire factory defect that went past quality control.
2. Something cut it on the car factory floor.
3. A burr on the transport truck trailer.

The cut went in a good...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-13-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
I'm still trying to figure out my future for a...

I'm still trying to figure out my future for a living. Trying to find places looking to hire an apprentice welder is not fun. I havent lost or left my job yet, but it will happen soon just not sure...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-11-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
I only grabbed that one because I figured it...

I only grabbed that one because I figured it should've held up. The other adapter I used was a Chrome one, so go figure.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-11-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
Dude that sucks. Hopefully the times haven't hit...

Dude that sucks. Hopefully the times haven't hit you too bad.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-11-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 773
Posted By Kartorbust
Do you have a Tractor Supply or Northern...

Do you have a Tractor Supply or Northern Tool+Equipment near by? They usually have better selection of turf tires and tires in general.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-11-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
Maybe a month ago, co-worker broke his Mac Tools...

Maybe a month ago, co-worker broke his Mac Tools 1/2" breaker bar...granted it had a 4' jack handle as a cheater par to break a 35mm bolt out of a lift loose, broke in the exact spot. Where's the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-11-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 7,965
Posted By Kartorbust
I'm hoping so because it is Harbor Freight but I...

I'm hoping so because it is Harbor Freight but I honestly have no idea if the impact stuff does. Still have the receipt in my tool box so I can head over there today, but I'll probably weight until...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-11-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By Kartorbust
Get the 3amp stator and flywheel to make them...

Get the 3amp stator and flywheel to make them work, or a battery. Here's the stator itself, then you'll need the regulator/rectifier (turns A/C ro D/C and regulates to around 12 volts) and the...
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