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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-16-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By redneckengineering
yeah, it is rusty, but ive inspected it myself,...

yeah, it is rusty, but ive inspected it myself, the metal has not corroded terribly and was rather heavy gauge. i had figured it was an actual manufactured go kart, though, because i can’t imagine a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By redneckengineering
what is/was this frame?

my cousin just got this frame as sort of a foundation for a go kart he wants to build. we wanted to know what it originally was and what it looked like before it was butchered and regurgitated with...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-07-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By redneckengineering
you could use a bicycle cable, but it would most...

you could use a bicycle cable, but it would most likely come down to length. often a bicycle cable is too short, but if it is the right length, it will save you money and make things easier. and the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-07-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By redneckengineering
yes the sprocket will need to be moved. you won’t...

yes the sprocket will need to be moved. you won’t need to hit it with a hammer. there should be adjustment screws on the collar. final alignment should probably be done with the drive system in place...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-24-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By redneckengineering
atv fuel problems

so that chinese atv is running well, except for one thing. the carburetor doesnt receive fuel as quickly as it needs it. i know that it is low enough that fuel is siphoning, and i know it has nothing...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-11-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By redneckengineering
chinese atv electric start

so a friend of mine recently gave me a run down 90cc 2 stroke atv. ive been working on it and managed to fix a lot of the electric system just by cleaning it out. now the engine actually gets spark...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-10-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By redneckengineering
possibly crazy suggestion...

is it possible to take the gears from an atv engine, or possibly the entire gearbox itself, and put it on a cheaper predator (cause thats what i got) engine? or is that crazy? and i dont mean in it,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-30-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 637
Posted By redneckengineering
For cheap, you are probably best looking for a...

For cheap, you are probably best looking for a used engine on ebay or your local classifieds.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 11-08-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By redneckengineering
question on engines...

i was looking at amazon and saw this...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-28-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By redneckengineering
could you disassemble the axle and reconfigure it...

could you disassemble the axle and reconfigure it to fit the new engine the way you want it? it would mean moving the breaks to the other side most likely, and that would probably require access to a...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-26-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By redneckengineering
im talking about the part where the suspension...

im talking about the part where the suspension arms actually join to the frame. that pivoting point. how does one make those work? do you simply run a certain size bolt through a certain sized steel...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-24-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By redneckengineering
thank you. what pieces do I need to make the...

thank you. what pieces do I need to make the pivoting part in the suspension arms, though? that was my main concern...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-22-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 764
Posted By redneckengineering
can you elaborate further on your plan?

can you elaborate further on your plan?
Forum: All Other Parts 10-22-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By redneckengineering
im not adding it onto the kart with no...

im not adding it onto the kart with no suspension. just planning out a future build and wanted a parts list. if it would help, im planning on a somewhat off-road style build with the classic predator...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-22-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,106
Posted By redneckengineering
Suspension

my current go kart is fairly rigid with only a bike shock as a cushion. not a terribly sweet ride for the gravel driveways and roads i use it on:P. ive been looking into the cost of my next ride and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-21-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By redneckengineering
i am somewhat of a newbie to karting myself. if i...

i am somewhat of a newbie to karting myself. if i were to guess, id say a manco dingo, set up with an old briggs or a tecumseh(does it say the brand?) with a torque converter. but it also doesn't...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-07-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By redneckengineering
carb question

what determines what carburators are compatible with which engines? could i put a carb from another engine with the same number of ccs on mine? kind of a newbie on these sort of things.:P
Forum: All Other Parts 10-02-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By redneckengineering
Steel

i'm going to get steel for a project and was reading up on local steel distributers and found a possible source. i was looking at their pricing sheet and was suddenly curious as to what the "selling...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-25-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By redneckengineering
Lol. typically i’ll redneck it together myself. I...

Lol. typically i’ll redneck it together myself. I had looked into bicycle parts before, but most of the bike frames I find are aluminum or some funny alloy. it can make welds brittle if you don’t...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-24-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By redneckengineering
Mini bike steering

ive been building a mini bike from scratch. im working out the steering currently, but don't know what to do for the pivoting shaft part that actually allows to steer. what is the best way to go...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 09-19-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By redneckengineering
does it have any potential?

found this little thing. does it work? does it put out anything worth mentioning powerwise? http://www.pccmotor.com/492enmopomib.html
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-19-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By redneckengineering
lol. ok. not harbor freight. how about other...

lol. ok. not harbor freight. how about other reccomendations? what would do well against moderate bumps? is there a size range i should be looking at? like i said, cost effective would be nice.
...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-19-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By redneckengineering
mini bike wheels

anybody here know where to find some wheels that would work well for an off road mini-bike build? im on a small budget so lower priced is better. there was a thread on here about harbor freight...
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