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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Kartorbust
Good luck with the updates and be safe this...

Good luck with the updates and be safe this weekend!
Forum: Using Tools and Welding Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By Kartorbust
What brand is it?

What brand is it?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Kartorbust
That's pretty cool. Looks like some of these had...

That's pretty cool. Looks like some of these had a 120cc engine back in the 1980s. Then they switched to the Briggs Animal and World Formula engine. That Tillotson will be a blast to putt around...
Forum: Off Topic Forum Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 14,873
Posted By Kartorbust
Once you are out of high school, life and the...

Once you are out of high school, life and the world just seems to fly past you. I'll be 27 in just a few days, and I have no idea where the time has gone anymore. I still remember parts of high...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By Kartorbust
What exactly are you building for this? ...

What exactly are you building for this?

Seems like people in the modified lawn mower racing world, just use a standard clutch like a Noram Star and get springs for higher rpm engagement. This...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 78
Posted By Kartorbust
Look no further than Cars and Cameras on their...

Look no further than Cars and Cameras on their race mower, with a 40 series, belt couldn't take the abuse and it all locked up. You end up burning the belt up more. But that's for CVTs, if your...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-16-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Kartorbust
If you cannot find a shorter rack, your next best...

If you cannot find a shorter rack, your next best option will be to widen the frame where the a-arms are supported, out to where the rack will pivot upward inline with the a-arms.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-16-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 14,873
Posted By Kartorbust
Only if you dont have a mower with a bagger on...

Only if you dont have a mower with a bagger on it. Just replace the blade(s) after you are done for fall clean up. Leaves are heck on mower blades.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-15-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By Kartorbust
Where the steering rack is supposed to pivot...

Where the steering rack is supposed to pivot upward, needs to be align with the pivot of the a-arms. That will prevent bumpsteer (what you have).
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-15-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 14,873
Posted By Kartorbust
Well that's great news.

Well that's great news.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-15-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By Kartorbust
If it's from China, then nope. I can't...

If it's from China, then nope.

I can't figure out how they confuse a differential and essentially a spool (live axle) that the mass majority of karts have.
Forum: All Other Parts 10-14-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 582
Posted By Kartorbust
Leaving the arm intact and not removing it can...

Leaving the arm intact and not removing it can potentially cause problems. It's best to remove it all together and thread the hole it came out of for a bolt.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-13-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Kartorbust
Other than different paint, it looks like this...

Other than different paint, it looks like this one. https://www.motorsportsuniverse.com/listing/for-sale/27544245/1995-jacobsen-2015-utility-utility-vehicles
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-12-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By Kartorbust
I'm not sure that a GX240/270 flywheel will fit...

I'm not sure that a GX240/270 flywheel will fit on there for a stator. The only engine besides the 670 that has a charging stator, is the 420 and that's only 3amps.

The crank shaft might have a...
Forum: All Other Parts 10-11-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 582
Posted By Kartorbust
It's on par with majority of the big name stuff...

It's on par with majority of the big name stuff price wise. I mean a Tekton would be cheaper, however no idea of the quality of it and Tekton are not easy to find.
Forum: All Other Parts 10-10-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 582
Posted By Kartorbust
Go to HFT and buy an ICON 3/8" torque wrench....

Go to HFT and buy an ICON 3/8" torque wrench. https://www.harborfreight.com/38-in-drive-professional-click-type-torque-wrench-64065.html
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-10-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By Kartorbust
So if this build goes well, will you be doing one...

So if this build goes well, will you be doing one up for yourself or will this just be a one off? If nothing else, this will be a great thread for people to read later on if they want to build one...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-09-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By Kartorbust
Can we see how it'll do on gas first?

Can we see how it'll do on gas first?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-09-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By Kartorbust
It's like Eskimo brothers. If you havent heard it...

It's like Eskimo brothers. If you havent heard it on the playground or at the lunch table, you are clearly too young to know it. This stuff will take you down many rabbit holes.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10-07-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 14,873
Posted By Kartorbust
Yeah well, I had to scrape ice off of 2 vehicles...

Yeah well, I had to scrape ice off of 2 vehicles for inspection. Supposed to be 72F today by like 4pm. Friday has a low of 30F...may need to wake up early to warm up the windshield.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-06-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Kartorbust
That's great news! Happy building.

That's great news! Happy building.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 10-06-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Kartorbust
Welp time for a Max Torque or something stronger.

Welp time for a Max Torque or something stronger.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-06-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Kartorbust
Only other one's I know of, are mainly motorcycle...

Only other one's I know of, are mainly motorcycle powered 600cc and up mini buggy companies. One in particular did sell a child to adult buggy plans that could work with a 6.5hp up to a 25hp engine....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-05-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Kartorbust
In my original post I was going to say The Edge...

In my original post I was going to say The Edge Products but forgot to mention them. It's the Australian company that I was going to buy plans then my card got declined. They have 2 on there that I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-05-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Kartorbust
https://www.spidercarts.com/ They still...

https://www.spidercarts.com/

They still appear to be in business, however their copyright hasn't been updated since 2014 on the bottom of their website. I would use their contact us feature on...
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