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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-07-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,058
Posted By mikeandike
On mine, (its not exactly a horbor freight but...

On mine, (its not exactly a horbor freight but its basically the same engine) on the throttle theres the part in between the muffler and air filter theres a little swivel thingy with a hole in the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-30-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,409
Posted By mikeandike
Thanks. That cleared some things up. But you can...

Thanks. That cleared some things up. But you can buy crankshafts with solid journals for strength reasons obviously. I guess it dosn't matter that much because the crank isnt usually the part that...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-29-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,409
Posted By mikeandike
when i opened my engine i didnt like the look of...

when i opened my engine i didnt like the look of the crankshaft and that cam looked alright but not great (i havnt seen good parts in person but it just looks cheapish to me) and the crank journal is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-29-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,409
Posted By mikeandike
Kibble looks like you got an ohc chain driven...

Kibble looks like you got an ohc chain driven engine. Anyways.. You must remove that plastic gear and all the little pieces that come with it because at high speeds they can fly apart. It's ok to...
Forum: For Sale or Trade 12-27-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,846
Posted By mikeandike
lol is that like the firstr sell on this forum?

lol is that like the firstr sell on this forum?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 12-01-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,901
Posted By mikeandike
what does that rubber tube coming off the carb do?

what does that rubber tube coming off the carb do?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-29-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,085
Posted By mikeandike
Intake header

im making an intake header out of aluminum so i can use an aftermarket air filter. Ill post pics when im done. The flange part that bolts onto the carb is 1/2 aluminum flat stock and there will be a...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-22-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,495
Posted By mikeandike
what kind of nuts are you using? it could be that...

what kind of nuts are you using? it could be that vibration is loosening them...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-08-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,596
Posted By mikeandike
Yeah jblankster is right. I never thought about...

Yeah jblankster is right. I never thought about that because i use nylocks on all my bolts.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-07-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,596
Posted By mikeandike
1. really reliable (never used one myself but...

1. really reliable (never used one myself but thats why they cloned hondas not briggs)

2. depends on how you mount it. Solid mount will make lots more noise because of vibration. Rubber mount will...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-30-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,039
Posted By mikeandike
are all the sprokets aligned properly? mabe the...

are all the sprokets aligned properly? mabe the chain is binding on the sprokets
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-22-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By mikeandike
yeah i saw. Looks great. On mine the gas tank is...

yeah i saw. Looks great. On mine the gas tank is black and i havnt painted the block. At the moment the blower housing is 3/4 sandblasted looking metal 1/4 yellow powder coating. lol that stuff is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-21-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By mikeandike
Back at it

Hey guys just letting you know that i'll be going back to the shop soon and hopefully ill finish my kart soon. 1 Question what colour should i paint my engine blower cover?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-17-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,039
Posted By mikeandike
ok, take off the 72 tooth gear on the motor. Then...

ok, take off the 72 tooth gear on the motor. Then put 2 equal gears on. One on the jackshaft where ? is and the other on the motor.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-17-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,664
Posted By mikeandike
go with the 10 tooth #40 chain. Stronger to...

go with the 10 tooth #40 chain. Stronger to withstand bigger torque.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-15-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,996
Posted By mikeandike
Dosnt your transaxle have gears? If so you dont...

Dosnt your transaxle have gears? If so you dont need a clutch and you probably wont need a torque converter. Check out Ryfs kart setup.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-09-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By mikeandike
robert did his with a single band. How did that...

robert did his with a single band. How did that work for you robert?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-09-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By mikeandike
I believe band will get the job done for your...

I believe band will get the job done for your project unless your goin all out offroad (disc setup). I would personally choose drum brake but band will do fine.

Are you going live axle or single...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By mikeandike
home depot... local hardware store

home depot... local hardware store
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By mikeandike
wut hp? Try smallenginewarehouse.com They have...

wut hp? Try smallenginewarehouse.com They have good deals you just have to find em! (not that hard to find)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-08-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By mikeandike
do you have a tapping set cause if you do you can...

do you have a tapping set cause if you do you can drill a hole in the hub part on the clutch and tap it. Put a set screw in and youre done.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-07-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,387
Posted By mikeandike
Honda is excellent quality will last you for...

Honda is excellent quality will last you for years... The knock off ones arent nearly as good quality but they still do a good job theyre just more prone to breaking down.. I personally would go for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-07-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By mikeandike
take the bolt off the end and use the set screw...

take the bolt off the end and use the set screw that came with the clutch
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-06-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,278
Posted By mikeandike
Engine bolt torque specs

Can someone find the bolt toque specs for a champion 6.5hp universal replacement engine ( the 1 i always talk about:P ). I lost the owners manual and i cant seem to find it on the web. I believe itll...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-02-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,944
Posted By mikeandike
lol that happened to me. I was driving it and i...

lol that happened to me. I was driving it and i noticed the wheel was wobblinglike crazy. I got off kicked it and it fell right off. The weld broke between the hub and the rim. I turned new hubs...
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