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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 90
Posted By itsid
seat reminds me of the old Bugs... but I cannot...

seat reminds me of the old Bugs...
but I cannot veryfy it to be one I'm afraid.. maybe it's a Bug Flea (ca 1965)
(if that seat "armrests" are supported by frame rails..
maybe even an older Stinger...
Forum: More Builds Yesterday, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 41
Posted By itsid
love it! a keel would've been nice I think...

love it!

a keel would've been nice I think (not only for the looks)
but for a 10yo's DIY boat that's a nice outcome indeed!

Well done..

You could still add a keel today (styrofoam stuffed...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By itsid
1303 that is, right? If so everything you...

1303 that is, right?

If so everything you need is on ebay (germany mostly I'm afraid)
searchterms (1303, Radlager, Radnabe)
means [model#, wheel bearing, wheel hub]

930 and Fuchs is IMHO...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 19
Posted By itsid
depending on the motor shaft, I think I'd suggest...

depending on the motor shaft, I think I'd suggest using 219 chain instead..

far smaller pitch, far more teeth per sprocket and almsot as strong as 428 chain..
BUT and that's the important bit:
a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 109
Posted By itsid
CRG: very well made italian race karts! 40mm...

CRG: very well made italian race karts!

40mm axle: medium stiffness setup for lightweight setups or heavy setups on wet track.

third bearing: easy to source righettiridolfi.com makes cassettes...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-15-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 109
Posted By itsid
Hi, yeah.. 5:1 might work well enough. I...

Hi, yeah..
5:1 might work well enough.

I think there are 7/8" to 1" shaft adapters (essentially a sleeve that goes over the shaft)

be aware that there's ONLY one step down clutch for 1" bore...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-15-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By itsid
Well two fuses one per controller. With a...

Well two fuses one per controller.
With a decently made controller the 30A should be okay for a kid's toy vehicle.
In case the controller isn't ramping on startup however a higher value and/or slow...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-15-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 68
Posted By itsid
You could try to improve the Ackermann angle .. ...

You could try to improve the Ackermann angle ..
it looks to be okay'sih at first glance, but it's hard to tell for sure..

Just get a string to the kingpin center (ideally at the height of the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-15-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By itsid
Again, I don't see anything you need to apologize...

Again, I don't see anything you need to apologize for as far as I'm concerned.
So surely accepted of course and thank you for accepting mine.

And with that let's get back to our regular scheduled...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-15-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By itsid
You have been very respectfull and reasonably...

You have been very respectfull and reasonably calm very true,
noone was implying otherwise I think.

And you are severely upset with me alright,
but you know, I'm in my head and my head alone,...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-14-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By itsid
jeez smerft, as I said... * your friend...

jeez smerft, as I said...


* your friend and myloram posting himself as his friend
(allegedly in his friends name and upon his friends request)

I heard hoofbeats and thought of a horse, not...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By itsid
check myperfectcolor.com (5.50 a can of custom...

check myperfectcolor.com (5.50 a can of custom colour IIRC)

Anywhoo.. if you want to go local,
check if you can find an RAL color chart you can borrow for a few hours.

roll the kart into the...
Forum: More Builds 01-13-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 116
Posted By itsid
chances are the motors will suffer quite...

chances are the motors will suffer quite dramatically from bearing the drive wheels.

The motor shaft is quite small and a soccer ball being wedged into two friction wheels can apply a dramatic...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By itsid
I don't quite understand why you have two...

I don't quite understand why you have two friction discs tbh...

if you had two friction cones that almost makes sense..
ah well anyways...

maybe you want even more discs (four perhaps?)
on...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By itsid
chances are the axle ends are slightly mushroomed...

chances are the axle ends are slightly mushroomed out.

just give the ends a quick lick with a file or an angle grinder and try again ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-13-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By itsid
an exact match will be difficult to find waiting...

an exact match will be difficult to find waiting for you on some shelf;
chances are Carter mixed their own colours

what you can do however is have a small quantity mixed for you,
that's not...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-13-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By itsid
well "evidently" others do (and did try in the...

well "evidently" others do (and did try in the past years)
not for a tshirt but for bragging rights alone.

That's the reason why new users cannot vote in the first place ;)

And sure portable...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-13-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By itsid
Well Myloram we do not like cheating ;) That's...

Well Myloram we do not like cheating ;)
That's why you cannot create a userclone to vote!
(well you can try, but as you can see it has no use!)

Since it'll take months to be able to vote and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-12-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By itsid
Hi and welcome.. fuel? I hope you have it...

Hi and welcome..
fuel? I hope you have it properly mixed, since otherwise you're likely making it worse everytime you try.

If I assume that engine sat for a while.. I'd suggest a 1:20 mix for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-12-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By itsid
Hi and welcome; I'm guessing an 813 ...

Hi and welcome;

I'm guessing an 813
https://americanlandmaster.com/pdfs/gokarts-minibikes/model-813/813_operatorsmanual.pdf
You have a differential, right?

in case you don't it'd be a 812...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 01-12-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By itsid
yeah if you'd knew that there are two sharing...

yeah if you'd knew that there are
two sharing first,
two sharing second and another
two sharing third place currently....
I think it's fair to say that another few votes might help :D

So...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-11-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 317
Posted By itsid
looks like tacho55 on ios ;) 'sid

looks like tacho55 on ios ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By itsid
challengers are expensive (all simplex are...

challengers are expensive
(all simplex are really.. challengers especially though)

McCulloch engines are as well

I'd clean the wheels and check if the engine is running well..
and if that's...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-11-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 579
Posted By itsid
measure the wheel bed in diameter if it's much...

measure the wheel bed in diameter if it's much more than those 4 7/8" like say the full five inches,
I bet you'll have a terribly time trying.
the bead is steel wire reinforced usually; no way that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-10-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 269
Posted By itsid
Oh that's simple physics.. the stress is spread...

Oh that's simple physics..
the stress is spread over the surface, more surface (bigger OD) less stress per surface unit.
(hence 50mm diameter is about twice as strong as 1" diameter)
Since again:...
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