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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 214
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Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Agh! The suspense! :toetap05:

Agh! The suspense! :toetap05:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-29-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well, you can build a semblance of a race kart,...

Well, you can build a semblance of a race kart, but a true race kart needs to be very precisely made with high grade, lightweight materials, with complex bends, perfect welds, and it all has to be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-28-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
IDK, it's be a bit of a toss up, if I ignore my...

IDK, it's be a bit of a toss up, if I ignore my emotional attachment to the Hothead.
But race kart frame parts are pricey, so yeah, probably the Hothead. :lolgoku:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-28-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
The scrub brakes work excellently! They're not...

The scrub brakes work excellently! They're not ideal for tire life, but it's not nearly as bad as people say. If I really stomped on them, I think I could lock up the wheels, but I don't want to kill...
Forum: Electric Projects 03-28-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 307
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Agh! Not the Mach E! A true smear on the...

Agh! Not the Mach E! A true smear on the Mustang's history!! :ack2:
Forum: Electric Projects 03-28-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 307
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ohh boy, this debate again. I like ICE for...

Ohh boy, this debate again.

I like ICE for the same reasons as Nate, plus there's something magical about reviving a long lost engine. Plus there's a TON of cross compatibility(I doubt you could...
Forum: Electric Projects 03-28-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I dig the battery pack right between the legs!...

I dig the battery pack right between the legs! :eek:
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-28-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 275
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
That sounds reasonable anickode. 1/2 a HP from 20...

That sounds reasonable anickode. 1/2 a HP from 20 cc instead of FIVE!

I'm pretty sure that RBG has confirmed that the Stage 2 Predator 420 kit will fit the DuroMax 440. I'd go 440 just so I could...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-28-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 29,190
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wow, that's quite a snake!

Wow, that's quite a snake!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-28-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, but at least it was HIM that paid $3K for...

Yeah, but at least it was HIM that paid $3K for it and not me! :roflol:

At any rate it's a done deal, and we're able to have fun thrashing our karts! It was funny how low the race kart was, and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-27-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 300
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I'm electrified by reading this thread! :roflol:

I'm electrified by reading this thread! :roflol:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 477
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Sounds like a drivetrain issue then. Maybe a...

Sounds like a drivetrain issue then. Maybe a sloppy 4th and 5th gears? Play somewhere in the system?
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 03-27-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 56
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:welcome2: I love that Ody and the Manco...

:welcome2:

I love that Ody and the Manco AmEx!!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-27-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well, if the frame is breaking, you might not get...

Well, if the frame is breaking, you might not get very far! :roflol:


Yeah it was a lot of fun.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-27-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,487
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Street Racing!

My friends brought over their race kart today! I helped them fix the gas leak, which was a gashed fuel line, then helped oil their throttle cable, oiled my starter clutch, then we got to ride and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-27-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Go Kart Street Racing!!

So out of a total surprise today, my church friends came over today with their race kart(it's actually the bishop and his son LOL). They technically broke the local shelter in place order, but oh...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 477
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Hmmmm, don't know what to say then..... Does...

Hmmmm, don't know what to say then.....

Does it run good until a certain RPM? Because when my kart is lean, it will "buck" at high speed, cutting out and then getting power.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,395
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeesh. :ack2:

Yeesh. :ack2:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 03-27-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 477
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:toetap05: :yawn: How old is the gas?...

:toetap05: :yawn:

How old is the gas? That's usually the problem.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-27-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:yawn:

:yawn:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-26-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Here's a link to the parts manual for your...

Here's a link to the parts manual for your engine: https://outdoorpowerdirect.com/pages/partslookup#/s/BRG/190432-5535-01//1/y

You need carburetor kit number 492024. :cheers2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-26-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I doubt it, Briggs flatheads are real workhorses,...

I doubt it, Briggs flatheads are real workhorses, and just about anything can be repaired or replaced on them, minus the block. Not only that, but there is an extensive network of NOS parts available...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-26-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Oooh, a Briggs 8 horse! That one is the ball...

Oooh, a Briggs 8 horse! That one is the ball bearing variant! Built in 1989, probably the original engine. I love Briggs flatheads!

As mckutzy said, you have a Flo-Jet carburetor. I've had just...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-26-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 538
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Now THAT'S a lot better! :thumbsup: Here's...

Now THAT'S a lot better! :thumbsup:

Here's one of my latest and best. :D
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-25-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 195
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Hello from one SpeedDemon to another! :lolgoku:...

Hello from one SpeedDemon to another! :lolgoku: :welcome2:

Sounds like you have a dirty carburetor, and/or old gas. Take the carburetor apart and give it a good cleaning. Then drain the fuel tank...
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