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Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By mckutzy
Ive gone red aswell... well maybe not Lincoln......

Ive gone red aswell... well maybe not Lincoln... but Milwaukee for sure...

Ive been looking at one of those 1/2" tools for a while now...
Expensive, and the batteries are just as expensive.......
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By mckutzy
Try a new plug... Its an odd one.. but ive seen...

Try a new plug... Its an odd one.. but ive seen it myself and a number of times here on the DIYGK...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By mckutzy
Ya.. rebranded is a better way of saying it.. I...

Ya.. rebranded is a better way of saying it.. I forgot the quotes...
Oddly, I could feel a little difference from the 208 compared to the 196... a little difference....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By mckutzy
Here in Canada, were kinda screwed for these...

Here in Canada, were kinda screwed for these kinda things... it expensive on all fronts....
But building is cheaper...If you know what you are doing...

Like the above suggestions, its a conatant...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By mckutzy
They have the usual 208 and 196 clones... also...

They have the usual 208 and 196 clones... also the big blocks...

But really here in Canada.. if you can find it.. it would be the 212 RATO( the sh!t).... That is the original "Predator" as the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 156
Posted By mckutzy
No... I said sand new pads aswell.... It has...

No... I said sand new pads aswell.... It has worked for me.....
With that being said.. its to help mate it to the conform of the disc, to help bed in... The disc aswell, but to break the glaze off...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By mckutzy
It looks to be a stock engine... So ya a carb is...

It looks to be a stock engine... So ya a carb is stock with it...

Let us know what happens with this... I was understanding that the predator engines might be difficult to import.... But more the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 156
Posted By mckutzy
I would say(with the added above advice, of...

I would say(with the added above advice, of course) Disassemble, clean, de-rust all parts.
First note the location of the actuation lever, and it constituent parts, in relation of how it is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 257
Posted By mckutzy
Heat... need heat.... Keep the torch moving... ...

Heat... need heat....
Keep the torch moving...
Also try touching a candle stub to the end of the sleeve over the shaft, while hot... this help to break the seal.... The wax will wick in the joint...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-14-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By mckutzy
Its not the same kinda market here in Canada.... ...

Its not the same kinda market here in Canada....
Mostly in the states where they were once/still being made, its common place for sales... here some people had bought them but not alot....

The FB...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-13-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 345
Posted By mckutzy
Nice... a new contender for the big block...

Nice... a new contender for the big block crowd...Odd.. doesnt say shaft size....

Looks like they use the head off of a 670 onto a modified big block....
Cool.... heavy though... needs a gastank..
Forum: All Other Parts 11-11-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By mckutzy
No.. no welding onto the crankshaft.. Thats why I...

No.. no welding onto the crankshaft.. Thats why I said get a weld on hub.
In all of my sprockets on my bike.. They are of this verity..
It allows you to custom tailor a sprocket and shaft size...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-11-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 263
Posted By mckutzy
Im surprised you havent heard about these vids......

Im surprised you havent heard about these vids... I posted about this guy a while back on my big 14 rebuild... I ended up buying a new carb while I get the old one cleaned and separated properly..
Forum: All Other Parts 11-11-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By mckutzy
Buy a weld on hub, machine a flange out of plate/...

Buy a weld on hub, machine a flange out of plate/ or get a weld on sprocket(modify that as a flange to fit the flywheel), to fit hub...weld it on...
No cutting keyway, also itll fit the shaft...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-10-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By mckutzy
1/4 or 1/8th??? Sounds like a bit of a PAFR...

1/4 or 1/8th???

Sounds like a bit of a PAFR to me...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-10-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 263
Posted By mckutzy
You need to modify a cheap srewdriver... flatten...

You need to modify a cheap srewdriver... flatten it out on the sides and grind the tip till it is wider to accomndate the notch of the E-tube...
Here.. watch this.....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-09-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 263
Posted By mckutzy
As I understand That is a weeping hole.. it...

As I understand That is a weeping hole.. it allows the gas to drain when it is flooded, or the float isnt stoping the flow to the bowl.....
Forum: All Other Parts 11-09-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By mckutzy
Hello... Depending on the Configuration/space...

Hello...
Depending on the Configuration/space available.. a jackshaft might be in order...
Itll allow to reduce the OD of the rear sprocket, and better tune the ratio for the rear tire size......
Forum: All Other Parts 11-03-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By mckutzy
Well this project is on the upper end of the...

Well this project is on the upper end of the threshold of the safety of this machine....
We here mostly dont encourage the building of wooden framed gokarts.

We had a member here a number of...
Forum: All Other Parts 11-02-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By mckutzy
The brake line threads through the lever to the...

The brake line threads through the lever to the band... There needs to be a ferrule stop somewhere to keep the sheathing stationary...
The wire stop is at the band end... depending on the type and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-01-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 228
Posted By mckutzy
Hopefully the motor has a straight shaft.....

Hopefully the motor has a straight shaft.. typically they have a tapered shaft for this application......
Also the motor's exhaust will point forward towards the driver, so a new exhaust header to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By mckutzy
I typically grease the cable with a white bearing...

I typically grease the cable with a white bearing grease... I find this helps to keep the moisture/water out the best...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-30-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By mckutzy
Honestly... I tremclad my blower housing.. like...

Honestly... I tremclad my blower housing.. like 10+years ago... Its still fine....
I dont spill gas all over it.. but it looks fine..
Forum: More Builds 10-26-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By mckutzy
So after the last couple of days ive been busy on...

So after the last couple of days ive been busy on this project...
I got the tang drilled out a bit with the Dremel tool, to accept the brass pins.
I dipped the pins in wax, to act as a resist to...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 10-24-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By mckutzy
That is so cool... Id like to see some pics of...

That is so cool... Id like to see some pics of the clutch and kick starter.....
Those bikes are really cool.... Even the bigger ones the Truckster..3 or 4 wheeler...
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