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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By itsid
hm too skinny disc is indeed the only other thing...

hm too skinny disc is indeed the only other thing I could think of..
and if that caliper is out of adjustment rrange.. it might be time to replace the disc itself ;)

should be 1/8" thick in 10"...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 29
Posted By itsid
well the kart you showed us has NO torque...

well the kart you showed us has NO torque converter..

Am I right to assume that you swapped the two stage for a TC ?
if so please post a pic of that as well

since you need to adjust your gear...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 42
Posted By itsid
first make sure the caliper is able to float in...

first make sure the caliper is able to float in it's bracket
(the slightly rusted part in the pic the caliper is attached to)

the caliper can ONLY do it's work if it is allowed to move laterally...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By itsid
cheaper belts might be cheap for a reason I'm...

cheaper belts might be cheap for a reason I'm afraid..
many before you found that a 30 dollar belt lasting twice as long as a 20 dollar belt still saves you ten bucks ;)

but let's solve one issue...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 854
Posted By itsid
hehe I imagine that tank's price is one of those...

hehe I imagine that tank's price is one of those things
you're wife only needs to know half the truth about to get mad ;)

Yeah that engine is true eye candy.. wish it were mine
(just found that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 754
Posted By itsid
Okay, let me set things straight... I said: ...

Okay, let me set things straight...

I said:
"connect the red probe to yellow and the black to ground."
(just to make sure you get a 'positive' reading on the voltage)

red and black probes are...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 68
Posted By itsid
I thought so.. I'm a city kid.. no farm no...

I thought so..

I'm a city kid.. no farm no tractors around (well that's a lie)
but the next tractor/farm service is probably 3hrs from me
[via unrestricted german autobahn ;)]

No...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 188
Posted By itsid
Thank you... So no need for me to finish that...

Thank you...
So no need for me to finish that shift table then :D

Make sure the black wire is indeed ground on the two..
can't tell from here (and chances are one isn't floating but actually...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
Look what I found online.. quite baffles me,...

Look what I found online..
quite baffles me, and I'm not exactly sure it's the same style gearbox at all
but that one DOES HAVE a chain!
(picture from a cycle kart forum)

So you might be...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 188
Posted By itsid
no gyb is what you have, ybg is what you want :D...

no gyb is what you have, ybg is what you want :D (I'm missing a comma there.. apologies)
nevermind that abbrevation madness I had to write it out to not confuse myself doing that mentally :D

Now...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
huh? I think you need to draw me a picture ...

huh? I think you need to draw me a picture
flipping a gear cannot change gear ratio either (swapping two might, flipping one cannot)

what chain?
I doubt there is any chain involved inside your...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 25
Posted By itsid
show us a pic of it mounted but: you can...

show us a pic of it mounted

but: you can make your own top plate...
get a piece of aluminium plate, lay it flat over the tank mounting tabs
drill to firmly locate it,
bend what you need to have...
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
sorry, but that sounds like a brainfart.. since...

sorry, but that sounds like a brainfart..
since when does flipping a gear around reverse the rotation?

'sid
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 68
Posted By itsid
The part you described is the C-Clip the...

The part you described is the C-Clip
the masterlink's lock so to speak ;)

And yes it's easy to loose one if you install it in reverse
the closed side should point in the direction of chain...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By itsid
direction of the driven is the way it rotates...

direction of the driven is the way it rotates (the way it was preloaded)
I assume you mean orientation (the way it's mounted)
to be correct for the red spring, right?
so just to be clear:
your...
Forum: Electric Projects 11-14-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 188
Posted By itsid
Cool.. BUT brake and reverse might need...

Cool..
BUT brake and reverse might need attention
the black wire suggests it's ground, not 5V or 12V..
so again.. combine the ground plane for good measures.

since you cannot be sure at which...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-14-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 754
Posted By itsid
wait WHAT??? red to blue vid#1 yellow to red...

wait WHAT???
red to blue vid#1
yellow to red vid#2???..
NOOO!

you MUST measure
yellow to black
green to black
blue to black.. always to ground, never to source
And you again set the MM to...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 11-14-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By itsid
a live axle might indeed get very "sticky" for a...

a live axle might indeed get very "sticky" for a trike
so a differential is likely your best bet (peerless 100 is one go to device for applications like this)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-14-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 335
Posted By itsid
I don't like miniscule sprockets (10T is the...

I don't like miniscule sprockets
(10T is the minimum in my book.. less and you must run into lifetime issues rather quickly)
especially when it comes to bigger loads (high weight and/or high power...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-14-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By itsid
Most mistake people make is the assumption that a...

Most mistake people make is the assumption that a TC is a TC is a TC.
series 30 for example also have red, green and yellow springs.
but the driven MUST ALWAYS run outboard (cam portion pointing...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-14-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 124
Posted By itsid
gear ratio is on the edge but should work if all...

gear ratio is on the edge but should work if all your numbers are correct.

BUT the red spring on a 40 series TC is the stock spring.
Which means the driver is to be mounted inboard.
And driver...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-13-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 335
Posted By itsid
12" you sure? with that info it'll move the...

12" you sure?

with that info it'll move the heavy beast just fine..
not fast.. but fine
in fact it'd do so with way more than 2000 lbs !!

KartInfo by kartcalc.net:
KART
RW diameter: 12 in...
Forum: Electric Projects 11-13-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 188
Posted By itsid
:thumbsup: yeah I know.. unfortunately websites...

:thumbsup:
yeah I know.. unfortunately websites like those typically are run by ... how do I put it... "untrained personell"
half 455ed information partly taken from some forum posts or user info,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11-13-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 92
Posted By itsid
Hi Doug :D 'sid

Hi Doug :D

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-13-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By itsid
there is no such thing.. mainly because there...

there is no such thing..
mainly because there is no predator engine manufacturer ;)

What you can have however is a Manual for a Rato (incl the R210)
the engine and model you call predator 212 ...
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