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Forum: More Builds 10-22-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Desertduler
Yes indeed. He was driving it around for a good...

Yes indeed. He was driving it around for a good part of the day yesterday hauling his friends and siblings around flat out as fast as it would go down the road. I told him to mellow it out a bit...
Forum: More Builds 10-21-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Desertduler
I took this thing for a spin yesterday and it...

I took this thing for a spin yesterday and it goes really well. The young man wants to be able to take this kart off road and with the gearing that I used it will work. I am going to talk him into...
Forum: More Builds 10-19-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Desertduler
I mocked up the tensioner arm and put the rear...

I mocked up the tensioner arm and put the rear axle through the suspension travel to make sure that the chain did not touch each other while the suspension is bottomed out. I looked before I leaped...
Forum: More Builds 10-19-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Desertduler
The motor has a stripped spline drive coupler...

The motor has a stripped spline drive coupler which is does not separate from the armature. It could be used again with the adaptation of a different drive.
Forum: More Builds 10-18-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Desertduler
420 Predator Golf Kart Transplant

So I am installing a 420 Predator on a golf kart for one of my young neighbors. The golf kart is a Hyundai electric model that would not move for the previous owner son the young man bought it for...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-25-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Desertduler
Lol, no problem brother! :thumbsup:

Lol, no problem brother! :thumbsup:
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-25-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Desertduler
I order to get the travel that I needed I cut the...

I order to get the travel that I needed I cut the arm down and drilled the hole where it is on the arm and it works perfectly. There is more than enough leverage from the length of the foot pedal...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-25-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Desertduler
Here are some photos of the rear brake that I...

Here are some photos of the rear brake that I activate on my two stroke minibike with a foot pedal.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-25-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Desertduler
I can relate to what you are saying about how...

I can relate to what you are saying about how horrible the Azusa brakes are! What I did to make them work was to activate them with a foot pedal so that you can apply enough force to the shoes so...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-07-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
A little video of a road test with this beach...

A little video of a road test with this beach cruiser. Nothing earthshaking but somewhat fun.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQBVhT7Sfjc
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-02-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
Here is the headlight and the speedometer...

Here is the headlight and the speedometer installed.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-01-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
I little added bling. Exhaust shield and chrome...

I little added bling. Exhaust shield and chrome exhaust tip. Aluminum air filter cover which deadens some intake noise. More things to be added.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-31-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
That Roadmaster is awesome! Like I said my...

That Roadmaster is awesome! Like I said my bicycle is a work in progress. Wait until you see the headlight that I have coming for it Sid.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-30-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
I found this one and bought it. ...

I found this one and bought it.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Stewart-Warner-bicycle-speedometer-metal-USA-for-26-bicycle-fits-all-cruisers/223119151393
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-30-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
Awesome! Thanks Sid!

Awesome! Thanks Sid!
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-30-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
That would be cool to have an old triangular VDO...

That would be cool to have an old triangular VDO speedometer indeed.
This thing is a work in progress and I do have the original VDO speedometer and cable drive that drives the speedometer but it is...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-29-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
Thanks, kind of fun to ride too.

Thanks, kind of fun to ride too.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-28-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Desertduler
1962 Rex Powered Bicycle

Here is my motorized Beach Cruiser bicycle. The power plant is a 1962 Rex KL30 motorcycle engine which is made in Germany. It has a three speed transmission with a lever activated clutch....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-19-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By Desertduler
The dangers of karting.

https://www.ksl.com/article/46362704/police-identify-man-killed-in-provo-go-kart-crash
Forum: Off Topic Forum 05-10-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,854
Posted By Desertduler
Randy,that looks awesome!

Randy,that looks awesome!
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-07-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Desertduler
Very common to happen on a four cycle engine that...

Very common to happen on a four cycle engine that is either using oil or the air fuel mixture is too rich because of the wrong jetting or a plugged up air filter. Another way to see if a spark plug...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-06-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Desertduler
The spark plug is fouled. By letting the spark...

The spark plug is fouled. By letting the spark jump from the wire to the center plug terminal the voltage increases enough slightly the spark will jump from the center electrode to the ground...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-06-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Desertduler
Change the spark plug.

Change the spark plug.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-05-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By Desertduler
Here is my take on synthetic two cycle oils....

Here is my take on synthetic two cycle oils. After many years of desert racing two stroke powered dirt bikes and using full synthetic two stroke engine oil in all the snowmobiles and chainsaws I have...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By Desertduler
Sorry I missed that in his comments. I better sit...

Sorry I missed that in his comments. I better sit back and let the ones with all the knowledge proceed.
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