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Forum: All Other Parts Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 90
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Dang, now I really wish I knew the actual code...

Dang, now I really wish I knew the actual code for this engine. Then I could track down parts for it. I need to remove the flywheel anyway to access the ignition points, so I'll check to see if the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Today, 01:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 842
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
So your new flathead is the black one in the...

So your new flathead is the black one in the corner?
Don't keep us guessing, 'cat!;)
Forum: All Other Parts Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 90
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You mean the flywheel side bearing? I've got a...

You mean the flywheel side bearing?
I've got a dual flange mounted ball bearing block, but I'll check that for sure.


Come to think of it, when I spin the flywheel on my 3 HP flathead, that...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Today, 11:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 842
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Is the new one the I/C one? I would love to get...

Is the new one the I/C one?
I would love to get my hands on a sleeved flathead.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 78
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
The guy I got my Briggs parts from at Pate this...

The guy I got my Briggs parts from at Pate this year had a trailer with 3 caged race karts. I think they were champ karts. One had an Animal type engine and two had flatheads. I still regret not...
Forum: All Other Parts Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 90
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
My rod didn't come with install instructions. Nor...

My rod didn't come with install instructions. Nor do I have the OEM flathead repair manual. Anything I need to know?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Today, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I can understand the desire for an original seat,...

I can understand the desire for an original seat, but with that kind of rarity, I'd just make one.
I have a pretty rare kart, so I'll have to make a seat bottom myself, so you're not the only member...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 296
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^I see a broom on the horizon.... Y'all are...

^^I see a broom on the horizon....
Y'all are lucky Paul got here before Alex did. :D
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 78
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I would add a full roll cage if you're going 70...

I would add a full roll cage if you're going 70 mph!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 78
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You could've posted this thread with a poll... ...

You could've posted this thread with a poll...
I never go back to Facebook, with their ridiculous amounts of spam mail and the huge privacy policy meltdown.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 296
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
The Home Depot trick is great, but you still need...

The Home Depot trick is great, but you still need to get the exhaust flange welded on, and not everyone has a welder.
Look around online and I can almost guarantee you'll find one for less than $20....
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 90
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Ok. Also, I assume I need to break in the...

Ok.
Also, I assume I need to break in the engine after popping the piston and rod out?
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 90
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Con Rod Install Questions

So I'm almost ready to install the Raptor rod in my flathead, but I have a few questions:
Do I really need a piston ring compressor?
Are the Rotary brand gasket sets Ok?
And which way does the oil...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 67
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Amazing what a quick Google search can do. ;)

Amazing what a quick Google search can do. ;)
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 296
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yup, we love arguing. :D An aftermarket carb...

Yup, we love arguing. :D
An aftermarket carb will be just as if not more expensive as a replacement tank, since you have to buy the new carb, and buy and locate a new tank.
My opinion? Get a direct...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Good for wheelies!:auto:

Good for wheelies!:auto:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 4,619
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yard Kart Resto Pt. 5: All systems go! Header Install & Hoop Removal!

Here's the video of me getting it running, installing the header, and removing the PO parts!
Oh yeah, and I finally made an intro!
:popcorn:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNyV4VT-PVc&t=6s...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 12:05 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 4,619
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Doof, now I get it. *smacks forehead* What they...

Doof, now I get it. *smacks forehead*
What they meant on Ebay by the Raptor rod I got being 0.001" short, they meant that the crankpin bore on my rod is 0.001" undersized. :idea2:
Hopefully that'll...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 67
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
How about buying some hubs???:huh: It'll be...

How about buying some hubs???:huh:
It'll be really hard to make 2 symmetrical, balanced wheel hubs.
Go to www.gopowersports.com , www.bmikarts.com, or my favorite, www.ombwarehouse.com and look up...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 132
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, go buy some new tires. Tip - Go mow some...

Yeah, go buy some new tires.
Tip - Go mow some lawns. Mowing season is almost over, but just today I still made $50 mowing one lawn. That's enough for about 3 tire tubes.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-18-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,273
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Tie rods sticking out like a red sore thumb? No...

Tie rods sticking out like a red sore thumb? No end caps on frame tubing?
You know we're too lazy and/or unintelligent to play guessing games, Kevin. ;):roflol:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-18-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 206
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Saw ya subscribed mr. Diy, so I also subbed....

Saw ya subscribed mr. Diy, so I also subbed. :thumbsup:
New video coming tomorrow in fact, just transferred the file to this laptop.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-18-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 132
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I like my orange one. Makes it look like a little...

I like my orange one. Makes it look like a little small-block V8!:auto:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-18-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Awesome, you have a Flo-Jet, so I can help you...

Awesome, you have a Flo-Jet, so I can help you with my personal experience. I've torn down the small one piece Flo-Jet on mine about 3 times. :ack2:
Mine also used to have a flooding problem, to the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-18-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 296
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I thought they're cast iron??? Or are some...

I thought they're cast iron???
Or are some aluminum?
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