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Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-29-2019, 07:49 AM
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Posted By zbuck
Grade 5's are fine. If those are stock engines...

Grade 5's are fine. If those are stock engines you are barking up the wrong tree to run them on a race kart. As they are only 3600 rpm engine with a sheet metal oil slinger. They will be grenade...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-16-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By zbuck
Predator engine.

:wai: Predator mn. 69727 on E-Bay for 89.99$ with free shipping. There is another one for 85.00$. also free shipping. E-Bay item number 162336781262.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-28-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By zbuck
In my 60 years of go-kart racing. I have seen...

In my 60 years of go-kart racing. I have seen plenty of accidents.The most common injurys are a broken collar bone/concussions. As the kart usually lands on top of the driver. I have never seen this...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-21-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By zbuck
:wai: You are Welcome.

:wai: You are Welcome.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-10-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Good move on a new carb, as I have found...

:wai: Good move on a new carb, as I have found that trying to rebuild that type of carb is useless.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-10-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Diaphragm #: B&S 272538S. Also check the...

:wai: Diaphragm #: B&S 272538S. Also check the spring and cup for corrosion, if so replace. Spring # 691213, Cup # 690766. Check the cover for flatness, they tend to warp. If not flat, Use a piece of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-09-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By zbuck
:wai:Let me see if I understand. You are going to...

:wai:Let me see if I understand. You are going to swap carbs, or just parts of the pump?

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:wai: You are...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-07-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Looking at picture number 1, I do not see...

:wai: Looking at picture number 1, I do not see any fuel in the filter. Does it have a fuel shut off, if so is it open? There should be a fuel bowl drain. Open it and see if fuel is getting to the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-07-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Type number i should be 0175-01. ...

:wai: Type number i should be 0175-01. According to my book, that engine is 23 yrs old. Carb number 498298, early EPA fixed main jet carb. It should have a pilot jet and a idle jet. As suggested,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-16-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Do you have the type and MN of the...

:wai: Do you have the type and MN of the transaxle? Most transaxles have c clips the hold the spider gears to the axle. If so you will have to remove c clips before the axle will come out.
Forum: FAQ & Articles 04-15-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,211
Posted By zbuck
e-mail address

:wai: How do I change from my old e-mail to my new one. Thank you for your time. Don B.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-16-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By zbuck
Smile :wai:I have worked on a lot of gen engine over...

:wai:I have worked on a lot of gen engine over the years an requardless of engine make they all had tapered shafts. So it would be a safe bet your shaft is also tapered.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-16-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,339
Posted By zbuck
:wai: I will go along with Denny. Except, I am...

:wai: I will go along with Denny. Except, I am not saying Mobil 1 is junk. Synthetic oil of any brand should not be used as break in oil, as it is to slick to allow the rings to seat against the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-29-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By zbuck
:wai: On our race karts with a 15 degree mount,...

:wai: On our race karts with a 15 degree mount, we run 14oz's of oil. Race oil that is.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-05-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By zbuck
:wai: You are Welcome.

:wai: You are Welcome.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By zbuck
:wai: My book only shows one carb for that...

:wai: My book only shows one carb for that engine. Tec 640060.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Is it a Tec carb or a Walboro? If its a...

:wai: Is it a Tec carb or a Walboro? If its a Walboro should be able to rebuild it and solve its problem. If it is a Tec forget it and get a new one.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Look for the MN/SN on either end of the...

:wai: Look for the MN/SN on either end of the sump. Then maybe we can fiqure out who produce it.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By zbuck
:wai: You are correct, as a H60 is a head flat...

:wai: You are correct, as a H60 is a head flat Tecky.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By zbuck
:wai: No, you have to buy the whole rod. The...

:wai: No, you have to buy the whole rod. The nylon/alum dippers are aftermarket. Briggs does not offer them.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-10-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By zbuck
:wai: You are Welcome. Glad I could help. The...

:wai: You are Welcome. Glad I could help. The raptor rod # 555207 std w/internal dipper.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-09-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Thats great news on the rod. Leave the...

:wai: Thats great news on the rod. Leave the gov'r in, the stock sheet metal oil slinger will not last for any period of time over 3600 rpm's and when it decides to come apart you will have a nicely...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,981
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Sounds to me that you installed the rod cap...

:wai: Sounds to me that you installed the rod cap 180 degs out. Also, did you install the oil slinger correctly? Make sure the orientation mark on the rod on the cap line up. Also As for the counter...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-02-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,918
Posted By zbuck
:wai: Seafoam.

:wai: Seafoam.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-19-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,013
Posted By zbuck
:wai: One question, you stated that you welded ...

:wai: One question, you stated that you welded pipe 1" black pipe to home made flanges. After the welds cooled down did you check them for flatness? If not they are probably warped and with used...
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