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Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-28-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By turnleftandgasit
The person who converted my kart to a 420 used...

The person who converted my kart to a 420 used this setup. You can purchase it from one of the online sites. They are designed for the small block and it caused all of the TQ issues. Between only...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-22-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,797
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Have you seen these? I sent a msg asking if they...

Have you seen these? I sent a msg asking if they could produce a even thicker version as a custom order.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/274007323990?ul_noapp=true
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-17-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
New TQ did the trick. 41 mph. I need to make ...

New TQ did the trick. 41 mph. I need to make spacers for the jack shaft as the lock collars will not hold it in place. I will also be getting a bigger rear sprocket. It pulls the 54 just fine but...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Lack of power is not a cause. It will spin...

Lack of power is not a cause. It will spin doughnuts on dry pavement no issue.
18 inch tires, 5.40 gear ratio, predator 420 with header pipe and gx 620 carb.
The driven clutch will not open up at...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-15-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Kart is running under its own power but still...

Kart is running under its own power but still only has one speed. New Comet 40 is on its way. Tired of fighting it. Maxed out at 21 mph and will spin doughnuts on dry pavement. Handles the dirt oval...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
swapped yellow spring into it and still nothing....

swapped yellow spring into it and still nothing. Kart runs 21 mph in single stage. That is 4 mph increase from when I got it. Ordering a new comet 40 driver and driven. Tired of messing with it.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-14-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Red spring installed, put back in original...

Red spring installed, put back in original orientation and again I have only one speed. Now it does run pretty good. It will spin doughnuts on dry pavement no problem but the driven does not open at...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-14-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By turnleftandgasit
https://www.margay.com/component/content/article/3...

https://www.margay.com/component/content/article/35-models/166-striker-x1.html

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Notice the different caster...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-12-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Margay did make offset karts. We raced them on...

Margay did make offset karts. We raced them on dirt.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-12-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
axle, brakes and motor running

Axle got new bearings, sprocket and spacers due to 20 years of wear and tear. The new sprocket has set screws but I went ahead and kept all of the sleeves in place. 1 1/8 sleeve on a inch axle....
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-05-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Just sitting around

Just sitting around
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-05-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Couple washers really tightened up the steering....

Couple washers really tightened up the steering. Rod end was fine, just was loose and wallowed the bolt. Washers got it back into good threads. Will be fine for awhile.

Bearings spin fine but I am...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-05-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
New red spring ordered, buttons, med weights, red...

New red spring ordered, buttons, med weights, red driver springs, bronze bushing, 54/10 sprockets with hub assembly and a 40 chain.

This will be 4 less teeth on the axle. With the added power, and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-03-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
I did flip it and it wouldn't move an inch. I...

I did flip it and it wouldn't move an inch. I didn't try locking it down in the original orientation, but wish I had. It now has the yellow spring in it and am waiting on a coil.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-03-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
predator 420 this one is governed 10 58 ...

predator 420
this one is governed
10
58
18

33 mph

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Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-03-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By turnleftandgasit
I bought a street/track 420 from NR Racing. ...

I bought a street/track 420 from NR Racing. Factory based cam, billet rod and flywheel. Spins 5500 rpm. 28hp @ 4000...... 40tq @ 3250........still has 22 hp and tq @ 5500 rpm
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-02-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Parts, parts and more parts

Stage 1 hop up kit, header, 24mm bored carb are ordered, along with the yellow spring. This thing is gonna be great!

It does sound great!

Why wont it start this morning? It sounded great last...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-02-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Gps

Lets do math: 3600 rpm, 18 in tire, 10/58 = 33mph if memory serves me correct. Seat of the pants says NOPE. GPS says 17 mph.

It seems to be stuck in 1 gear. Kinda quick off the line. Stayed...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-02-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
I traveled 3 hrs to pick it up in central IN....

I traveled 3 hrs to pick it up in central IN. Test ride showed it was slow as crap, but no slipping belt, motor smells, vibrations or smoke. Loose steering but nothing bent to bad for a 20 year old...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-02-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Polaris Trail Blaster XB1

Here it is the day I bought it. As stated in my first post on the site, they seem to be very rare. My local Polaris dealer had never heard of one. He has been a dealer since the 70's. My intentions...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-19-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Parts aren't in yet, but I am doing a full...

Parts aren't in yet, but I am doing a full cleanup of it.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-18-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
Yellow spring ordered, along with 3 circuit bored...

Yellow spring ordered, along with 3 circuit bored out carb, header, valve springs, throttle cable and air cleaner.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-18-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
thanks

thanks
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-18-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
So it needs turned back around and a reverse...

So it needs turned back around and a reverse wound spring?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-18-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By turnleftandgasit
In the first picture you can see the driven is...

In the first picture you can see the driven is inboard and it is in about an inch in on the shaft. It had no lock collar on it. It could slide in and out on the shaft as it pleased. Is this why it...
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