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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By @Josh
I agree with everything you said! The steering...

I agree with everything you said! The steering will be terrible, most likely, even if it is complete. It's the frame that is the attention grabber. It would make an interesting parade vehicle if...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
I'm right there with you at this point. I'm not...

I'm right there with you at this point. I'm not into restorations, but I do love the odd!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
They're asking $1,000

They're asking $1,000
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
Here is the rear end.

Here is the rear end.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
It's an ad up for sale locally. They're asking a...

It's an ad up for sale locally. They're asking a lot of money for it. They don't appear to know what it is based on the description. Pictures are bad. I can't seem to get the couple of others I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
I think it was found in a storage unit or at...

I think it was found in a storage unit or at least has been kept in one. The gauge is from the Briggs motor on the back.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
Steering wheel view...

Steering wheel view...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
I found some more pictures of it that I haven't...

I found some more pictures of it that I haven't been able upload yet. I'm leaning towards older, but not really old. Motor is too new (obviously could be a replacement). Trying to see how some of...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
I was thinking the same thing! At first... not...

I was thinking the same thing! At first... not old, homemade, but the more I look at it I wonder what it really is!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-12-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By @Josh
Can anyone identify this vintage kart?

I've never seen one like this. Does anyone recognize it? Any help would be appreciated... thanks!!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By @Josh
HA! I didn't think of that! I thought of Herman...

HA! I didn't think of that! I thought of Herman Munster...lol.
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 01-10-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By @Josh
I hope you grabbed that!! Great base for...

I hope you grabbed that!! Great base for whatever!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-10-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By @Josh
You have some real common issues with the kart...

You have some real common issues with the kart and hopefully I can offer a couple of things to try based on my experience with GY6 buggies.

The same simple things that you would do for a Predator...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-10-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By @Josh
I am a very amateur welder myself. I have had...

I am a very amateur welder myself. I have had before and was going to buy another Harbor Freight welder. They do ok for what they are, but the difference between a Harbor Freight and more expensive...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-09-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By @Josh
That's fantastic! I hadn't seen one before. ...

That's fantastic! I hadn't seen one before. I'll be upfront and say I have absolutely ZERO chance of building that with my skills... LOL

I'm going more towards a simple flatbed style of trailer...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-09-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By @Josh
Yep! That's what I've decided to do! I got...

Yep! That's what I've decided to do! I got together with a friend today to work on a couple of other projects when it hit me to make that second hoop a 5th wheel and we'll build a goose neck...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-09-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By @Josh
It does turn! Though if I'm being honest, it...

It does turn! Though if I'm being honest, it pushes really bad. Please excuse my lack of knowledge, but where would I find a differential for something like this? I'm being lazy and asking, but...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-08-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By @Josh
Dual Rear Live Axle Bar Stool Kart Find

Hi All!

I buy a lot of odd stuff, but this one's my favorite so far! It's a 90% complete Dual Rear Live Axle Bar Stool Kart. First off it's huge. Second, while there are hydraulic disc brakes...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-08-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
Here's a little update on the JC Penny's El...

Here's a little update on the JC Penny's El Tigre!

I have a friend who really wanted the bike so it had to go to him. He decided to spend some time working on the original finish. It came out...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-26-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
I'll see if I can answer the question! I know...

I'll see if I can answer the question! I know that my powder coater charges me $100 for sandblasting and a basic color. Candy or flake cost more, but I haven't done that to anything yet, so I can't...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-16-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
Here's what I decided to do... I have an...

Here's what I decided to do...

I have an early 80's 3.5 Briggs laying around that I'm going to put use. It's not quite right, but it's better than what's on it right now. I need to order a new...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-15-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
Great advice!! I didn't think that far in...

Great advice!! I didn't think that far in advance. It's pretty pitted. There's nothing to save in terms of the actual chrome, but I could take it in a rat rod direction instead of restoration.
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Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-15-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
I'll fix the pictures...

I'll fix the pictures...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-15-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
I got the little bike today! As a newbie to the...

I got the little bike today! As a newbie to the mini bike world, I must say, this is my favorite find so far...by far! Foot Brake!!

The mini bike was all chrome. Top to bottom. I hate...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-14-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By @Josh
I hear you there! I have no plans to run the...

I hear you there! I have no plans to run the bike as it sits at all. It's too dangerous as it sits.

You are right about the motor too. Stock Predators are my motor of choice... especially if I...
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