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Forum: Introduce Yourself! Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Generally better quality parts/assembly quality....

Generally better quality parts/assembly quality. If you want reliability, you can't get much better than a brand new Honda GX-series.
The Predator/lifan/loncin knockoffs are usually acceptable...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Today, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 10
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Open the page where you watch the desired youtube...

Open the page where you watch the desired youtube video.
Make sure your reply settings automatically parse links in text, then copy(Ctrl+C) the link from the watch page(it will say "watch" somewhere...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,259
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nope, those side bolsters look very factory.

Nope, those side bolsters look very factory.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 49
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:welcome2: Wow, a lot to ask. When I started...

:welcome2:
Wow, a lot to ask.
When I started out, I wanted to give my kart a Back to the Future Time Machine body, but when I realized how hard that would be, and that I had a rare, classic kart, I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,259
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I thought it was a Manco...... :huh:

I thought it was a Manco......
:huh:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,329
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
At the same beach I also managed to find two...

At the same beach I also managed to find two washed up-dinner plate sized Moon Jellyfish, but they were dead.
Anyway, besides Joe:
I don't know about you guys, but I think that tank is gonna look...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
A lot of these small engines ask for 10W-30 or...

A lot of these small engines ask for 10W-30 or 30W. But knowing me, someone's probably going to come say I'm wrong. In that case, follow their advice.
As far as running(not riding in the case of the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,329
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:P It was just a Dollar Tree type sand bucket,...

:P
It was just a Dollar Tree type sand bucket, but he did stay alive.
Joe the(Crystal) Jellyfish.
Yeah, the species is literally called the Crystal Jelly.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,329
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ok, it's been about a month since I updated,...

Ok, it's been about a month since I updated, since I went on vacation(attached are some pics, including my live pet jellyfish named Joe I caught at the beach).
We also got to stop at Monument...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 904
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, no kidding.:lolgoku: Anyway, I nabbed it...

Yeah, no kidding.:lolgoku:
Anyway, I nabbed it today!:bannana:
So basically I need to either clean up the front wheels and reassemble them, or just save it for another time, put 'em back together,...
Forum: More Builds Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,559
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
It would be really fun to have a boxing match...

It would be really fun to have a boxing match with another similar mech...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-18-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 904
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Great! As I was writing that post,...

Great!
As I was writing that post, Carsandcameras' Drag Rail and Ducarti came to mind with the teeny spun aluminum tank, but I'm glad to get a second opinion.
Because of my religion I don't buy...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-18-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 904
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ok, kickstarting this thread, minus that^^ kinda...

Ok, kickstarting this thread, minus that^^ kinda stuff. Cool?
Let's just start over on this thing.
Fast forward about a month, I'm looking at this vintage Clinton...
Forum: More Builds 08-18-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,559
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Does that thing have anything that "amplifies"...

Does that thing have anything that "amplifies" the force of the punch? If not, I'd imagine it'd make a great workout machine, but ineffective at smashing things.
Maybe some steel fists....
Can you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-18-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,259
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Assuming you have a 6:1 gear ratio, in my head,...

Assuming you have a 6:1 gear ratio, in my head, that clutch brake will be 1/6th as effective, since you will be trying to stop a drum rotating 6 times faster than the wheel.
For an effective drift...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 08-17-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,009
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nice Spiderbox GX150(I believe). That's a...

Nice Spiderbox GX150(I believe).
That's a KILLER deal for $300!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-17-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Welcome back! :welcome2: If that Briggs is in...

Welcome back! :welcome2:
If that Briggs is in good condition and you want it off your hands, there's a slight chance I could buy it from you, but please don't count on it.
I need Jupiter and Saturn...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-16-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 132
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Thanks for that link 'sid, since I was out of...

Thanks for that link 'sid, since I was out of town I haven't seen that thread. Cool to see an ad for my kart along with it. Magnums cost twice as much as mine brand new!Wonder where the bodywork for...
Forum: All Other Parts 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 48
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
We need a full picture of the whole frame,...

We need a full picture of the whole frame, preferably from multiple angles to get a better idea of what you have. Preferably in landscape(turn your phone 90 degrees).
I'm sure someone on here can...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-14-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 152
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Great! Glad ya figgered it out! Happy...

Great! Glad ya figgered it out! Happy riding!:thumbsup:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-14-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^This. The hubs/bearings mostly determine...

^^This.
The hubs/bearings mostly determine that.
On the other hand, I'd first make sure there are no slicks available for your wheel size. Racing wheels are often made of aluminum or magnesium, and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-14-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
What is there in the way of OEM sprockets for the...

What is there in the way of OEM sprockets for the Trailboss gearbox? Might try that.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-14-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 93
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
If you have oil(make sure it's OIL, not gas)...

If you have oil(make sure it's OIL, not gas) leaking from the intake port, you may have a major problem. Are you sure it's not coming from the breather area? It may be as simple as getting a new...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 08-14-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Nice builds!!:thumbsup: :welcome2:

Nice builds!!:thumbsup:
:welcome2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-14-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^This. I am clueless what it is, but I can...

^^This.
I am clueless what it is, but I can tell you that it's not homemade, due to the precise bends and measurements.
Interesting kart for sure, chances are someone can help.
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