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Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By mckutzy
IDK....The link didnt work on my end..... ...

IDK....The link didnt work on my end.....

Its funny how the brain works sometimes... Off hand I read...."Mini bike shOrts"......
I was about to comment saying WTF....
But alas....ye old CD...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 90
Posted By mckutzy
I like your throttle setup you have there......

I like your throttle setup you have there... Interesting use of the pins and existing bolts...

As additional note.. Is there a full tank of gas....
As I recall these engines like to be full of...
Forum: All Other Parts 08-21-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 60
Posted By mckutzy
Live axle is that both rear tires are driven at...

Live axle is that both rear tires are driven at the same time, on a common axle.
What you have there is a one wheel peel... But it's driving the opposite wheel, via the axle..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-21-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 90
Posted By mckutzy
Hello and welcome... lets see some pics of the...

Hello and welcome... lets see some pics of the setup...
Forum: All Other Parts 08-21-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 60
Posted By mckutzy
Well thats seriously weird... A live axle with a...

Well thats seriously weird... A live axle with a bearing'ed hub... Why?
If this is live axle setup there should be no bearings on that hub...
Forum: All Other Parts 08-21-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 60
Posted By mckutzy
Use a large crescent wrench, size it using...

Use a large crescent wrench, size it using that.... tape the jaw so it wont adjust...
Go find a socket that fits..

A caliper works aswell... albeit if it can also fit in there..

Edit: Just...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-21-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By mckutzy
Maybe a pushrod/lifter fell in... As I...

Maybe a pushrod/lifter fell in...
As I understand.....Seems to be that if any referance points in the valve train change then it has to be relashed as that has moved and potentially offset the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-21-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By mckutzy
It is pretty amazing nowadays with foam core...

It is pretty amazing nowadays with foam core casting... the fit and finnish of the product.. the ability to get a pretty tight fitting part with out much/many post moulding operations... that is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-21-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,382
Posted By mckutzy
In the end does it matter what it is..... ...

In the end does it matter what it is.....

..And if you want to use that band brake... youll need to use it in the proper manner, by attaching the rod to the wrap side of the band.. as that is the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-21-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By mckutzy
Ya... if your going to have those seatbelts, then...

Ya... if your going to have those seatbelts, then you need the cage... or remove the belts...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-21-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 89
Posted By mckutzy
Hello and welcome... Youll have to provide a...

Hello and welcome...
Youll have to provide a few pics of the kart.. That with description will also help...
The orifice size on the jet depends on the carb type..

And that pretty good for speed...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-20-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By mckutzy
Well thats definitely different...Interesting... ...

Well thats definitely different...Interesting...
Im pretty sure itll have a much better resistance to a case-head separation(lack of better word), should an occasion occur....

What kinda head...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-20-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 108
Posted By mckutzy
I use brake cable as they are typically thicker...

I use brake cable as they are typically thicker than the derailleur cable...

You need to use something like what is on the brake setup on the bicycle... the ferules stop the movement of the outer...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-19-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 123
Posted By mckutzy
Cool... Almost looks like a vert shaft...

Cool...
Almost looks like a vert shaft block...
Has no tank mounts... What's up with that? Is this a custom casting??
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-19-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 135
Posted By mckutzy
Ahh.... maybe the throttle cable is stuck a bit,...

Ahh.... maybe the throttle cable is stuck a bit, so as to pull it open and then it takes off... Happened to me...

As per my usual statement....... pics of your ride..
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-19-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By mckutzy
Weld a nut to it... or just get a new exhaust,...

Weld a nut to it... or just get a new exhaust, they are cheap......
OR do nothing...
Also....or
Make a custom exhaust using the stock flange.....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-19-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By mckutzy
The bolt holes are through the outer case into...

The bolt holes are through the outer case into the chamber...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By mckutzy
You could allways wire the cover on aswell....

You could allways wire the cover on aswell....
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-18-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 29
Posted By mckutzy
Honestly at the time when I had been doing...

Honestly at the time when I had been doing testing.. I did just that.... block it right against a wall, jack it up so it wont flop off under motion....
(Under load is the best as this is what itll...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-18-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By mckutzy
This is not so much about the method, as how good...

This is not so much about the method, as how good is your skill in the both...
If you can wire it better... then do so... if not smaw...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-18-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By mckutzy
ITs a heat shield.. It helps when you tryng to...

ITs a heat shield.. It helps when you tryng to get a hot motor restarted or just working on it when its running... A small touch of that hot exhaust and itll change your mind about having it...
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-18-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By mckutzy
Off hand, if it has a tube, the balancing is just...

Off hand, if it has a tube, the balancing is just like a spoke bicycle wheel.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-18-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 118
Posted By mckutzy
I concure my good friend... more pics please...

I concure my good friend... more pics please...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-17-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By mckutzy
Hello and welcome, Can you post some pics of...

Hello and welcome,
Can you post some pics of your ride to help us explain what your talking about...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-17-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By mckutzy
Did you loosen the throttle plate nut?? And if...

Did you loosen the throttle plate nut??
And if anything you should have a return spring attached to the throttle arm anyways...so it has positive return...

ALso check the throttle cable, see if...
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