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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By mckutzy
Yes the stationary side will have the pad glued...

Yes the stationary side will have the pad glued onto it(the right side above)...

You dont need to glue the backing plate to the pad of the moving side.

You might be able to re align it??? Be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By mckutzy
Squid- Im going to say ya it should be fastened...

Squid- Im going to say ya it should be fastened securely as possible....

Youll need to disassemble and completely degrease the half and new pad. Best using a 24hr epoxy but a good 5min will do......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By mckutzy
One these calipers described above, one is glued...

One these calipers described above, one is glued to the fixed half, the other is floating on the other with the backing plate. The floating is adjusted to the fixed with the adjustment bolt.

If a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-25-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 124
Posted By mckutzy
Can you post pics of the machine and motor in...

Can you post pics of the machine and motor in question??...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-25-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 384
Posted By mckutzy
It has a boat seat someone cobbled onboard...

It has a boat seat someone cobbled onboard...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-24-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By mckutzy
Like most things of a mechanical nature.. they...

Like most things of a mechanical nature.. they need matainance and lubrication...

They typically are a pain in the rear...
But they can be made to perform in an exceptional way..
They just...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-24-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 234
Posted By mckutzy
Let's see a pic of the carb setup you have.. ...

Let's see a pic of the carb setup you have..
What size jet did you use?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-24-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By mckutzy
Typically There is a few adjustment holes on the...

Typically There is a few adjustment holes on the crook of the gov arm, that can be experimented with to get a few more rpms... but in the end it could weaken the gear and cause it to break...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-22-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 452
Posted By mckutzy
They have 4 valve heads, typically they're for...

They have 4 valve heads, typically they're for big block clones.
Billet and really expensive..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-21-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 248
Posted By mckutzy
2k is too much... OK by how much then... My first...

2k is too much... OK by how much then... My first comment tried to assess that???
Then maybe a 10sec car is your thing then...

Why are people surprised about the cost of these performance...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-21-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By mckutzy
Okay.. thanks guys... As I thought.. its not...

Okay.. thanks guys...
As I thought.. its not that easy...I was thinking thumbdrive but any higher capacity item would do.. even one of those new ssd back up drives...

Its kinda a shame I just...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-19-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 248
Posted By mckutzy
70 eh... What's the budget and vehicle... ...

70 eh...
What's the budget and vehicle...


Oh...
That's 70KPH downhill with a tailwind... right...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 02-19-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 121
Posted By mckutzy
Expandable memory for dash cams. I need a SD to USB

After getting into an accident a couple of months ago, I have been looking for a reasonable back up camera/Dash Cam. Now, some seem to be really expensive and then there are a number that are...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-18-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By mckutzy
These motors for the most dont leak or burn oil.....

These motors for the most dont leak or burn oil.. It a "Honda" not a Harley....
If it is leaking.. you forgot to shut off the gas.. the crank case is full of gas/oil...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-17-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By mckutzy
NGK Bpr6es..... One of the most common ones......

NGK Bpr6es.....
One of the most common ones... and thats ringing it off the top of my head....
It also happens to be what my truck uses...
Dont need special or fancy electrodes... just plain Jane...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-17-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By mckutzy
Let us see how you have your carb setup...

Let us see how you have your carb setup...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-17-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By mckutzy
The above caliper has no springs... Years...

The above caliper has no springs...

Years ago I experimented with a longer arm for the existing lever. I found it was hard to dial-in with the adjusting bolt. I even put a turnbuckle with the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-17-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By mckutzy
The only problem with that, it is the engine...

The only problem with that, it is the engine doesnt produce a large amount of power... So idleing with the starter/geny will induce a large amount of drag, hampering performance....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By mckutzy
I have this type... Its not the adjustment that...

I have this type... Its not the adjustment that is out, It somewhat is a finicky design...
Ive had all sorts of problems like above....

OP-What is the disc material made of???....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By mckutzy
I sand the pad, I tried scotch bright. But it...

I sand the pad, I tried scotch bright. But it didn't get enough off of the the pad and rotor.
A relatively aggressive grit worked for me....80 I think...

A complete disassembly, and re greasing...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-16-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 468
Posted By mckutzy
Get yourself a cheap ebay Inductive Tachometer.. ...

Get yourself a cheap ebay Inductive Tachometer..
They range in price.. but usually less than $20.
It wraps around the sparkplug wire, and uses a battery(get the replaceable version).

Also.......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-14-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By mckutzy
Off hand, get 1" to start... but mostly depends...

Off hand, get 1" to start... but mostly depends on what the hub size for the rims of the tires you are using is...

What is a "supermotor engine"???
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-14-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By mckutzy
Heat.. keep the torch moving...

Heat.. keep the torch moving...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-12-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By mckutzy
As long as you keep it tight and well lubricated,...

As long as you keep it tight and well lubricated, it should be fine...
I'm surprised it had bearings..
I used a good set I found, cleaned the cups and re lubed caged race...
Works great..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-12-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By mckutzy
Yes. they should...

Yes. they should...
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