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Forum: More Builds Yesterday, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, this was the kit, built by my dad and...

Yeah, this was the kit, built by my dad and grandpa, so it's pretty cool I can keep the flag wavin'!:cool:
I don't have any interest in the modern RTR cars, they're just fast RC cars from the...
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds Yesterday, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I honestly would, but they are just too far, and...

I honestly would, but they are just too far, and the transportation is not certain at all.
Forum: More Builds Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 29
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Vintage RC10 Revival!

Well, since the Hothead is on hold for a while, I might as well get started on this thing. :auto:
This is an old Team Associated RC10 car I got from my dad, who my grandpa bought it for.
It's got...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
How would I tell if it's hardened? It's part#...

How would I tell if it's hardened? It's part# 493898.
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 36
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
NOOO!!!! Same model kart!!!

It's ANOTHER Bird Engineering 41553 Starbird!!! That makes 10 total known ones.
https://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/spo/d/rowlett-go-cart-project-frame-only/7002440220.html

Seller's Description:...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'll see what the machine shop says. I might have...

I'll see what the machine shop says. I might have it turned down slightly to make it slip fit, or maybe if I could get access to a belt sander and use some fine grit paper to sand it down a bit....
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Talked to my friend, and he referred me to a...

Talked to my friend, and he referred me to a local automotive machine shop, so I sent an email and will eagerly await the reply. They can also bore a cylinder, so I may have them do that someday....
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,423
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http...

https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bmikarts.com%2Fassets%2Fimages%2F2019_Catalog.jpg&f=1&nofb=1

The creator of this Radio Flyer Rod put the foot pegs and pedals...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Crankshaft Bearing Replacement

So some of you may know that I now have a bad sidecover bearing on my flathead.
It's the flange mounted ball bearing, since the next to last 3 in the engine code 132432 denotes that. Is it a slip...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 197
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
My flathead would be very finicky before, since...

My flathead would be very finicky before, since it would fill up the carb body with fuel, giving it a ridiculously rich mixture.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:smiley_omg: I guess you DO have a v twin or...

:smiley_omg:
I guess you DO have a v twin or something!
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Look into local hamfests(amateur radio...

Look into local hamfests(amateur radio conventions).
I went to HAMCOM recently, and I got a lightly used, 12V, 9ah sealed lead acid battery for $9, and another one for free. Since it's unusual for a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Make sure all set screws have been removed. ...

Make sure all set screws have been removed.
Soak it with PB Blaster for about a week.
Try stuffing a length of soft rope down the spark plug hole to keep it from spinning.
Last resort could be to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 365
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
What brand/type/CCs/mods you thinking...

What brand/type/CCs/mods you thinking engine-wise? :D
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-18-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,751
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, that's what I'm doing. I think when my...

Yeah, that's what I'm doing.
I think when my head clears, I'll JB Weld a stud in there, so I can use the shroud to cover up the ugly.
And sometime later I'll get a fresh sidecover bearing, and I'll...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-18-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,751
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Unbelievable. What a wretchedly bad turn of...

Unbelievable.
What a wretchedly bad turn of events.
I was trying to extract the broken shroud bolt, but it didn't budge, so I tried drilling it out.
Tap broke in the hole. :mad2:
Tried using a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 365
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Sooo, when ya gonna build it? :D :stir:

Sooo, when ya gonna build it? :D :stir:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 263
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Have you checked to see if it's the bearing yet???

Have you checked to see if it's the bearing yet???
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-18-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 5,751
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Flywheel ain't comin' off, so I'm gonna hit with...

Flywheel ain't comin' off, so I'm gonna hit with the PB Blaster for a few days and try again.
I also transferred the starter clutch's components to the good, clean, 4 bolt casing Randy H sent...
Forum: Electric Projects 10-18-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
A torque converter on an electric motor would be...

A torque converter on an electric motor would be ridiculous.
An electric motor will be well spinning before it engages a TC. Electric motors are direct drive.
Yeah, electric tends to be more...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Here's Gould mfg.'s webpage for the "Safari...

Here's Gould mfg.'s webpage for the "Safari Jeep":http://www.gouldmanufacturing.com/safarijeepride.html
It says it's powered by a Honda GX160, but that's obviously not the case here.
Might be time...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 263
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
1" taller in the back is what my kart runs, and I...

1" taller in the back is what my kart runs, and I like the stance. :thumbsup:
Forum: All Other Parts 10-18-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 603
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Hissss!! Don't want made in China! If there's...

Hissss!! Don't want made in China!
If there's ever a time when I can't acquire an official Raptor rod, this would be better than the stock bolt on dipper rod.
Forum: All Other Parts 10-17-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 603
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Hmmm, interesting....

Hmmm, interesting....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-17-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 191
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Just drying that kind of stuff off to the touch...

Just drying that kind of stuff off to the touch is hard enough, but drying it to the point where I don't have to worry about rust??? :ack2:
I always keep my kart tarped down, and my other projects...
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