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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-17-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Thanks- it already is. The worst is already over...

Thanks- it already is. The worst is already over and things are really looking up.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,906
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Thanks for posting this. I had a conversation...

Thanks for posting this. I had a conversation recently wherein I said exactly the same thing, in my own words.

The thing is, though- I'm quite sure that the target demographic is kids. Kids who...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-15-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Hot Rods are probably slightly easier. We've got...

Hot Rods are probably slightly easier. We've got some pretty strict laws when it comes to titling, inspections, insurance, and pollution testing. I am just dying to build a full scale rat, but I...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-14-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Ain't that great! I was hoping they'd use a rear...

Ain't that great! I was hoping they'd use a rear shot! Forum plug... LOL
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 01-14-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Now this is exciting! Who knew that after I...

Now this is exciting! Who knew that after I shoehorned a little diesel engine into a crappy old lawn tractor, Hot Rod Magazine would do a write-up? Nope, not me... But here it is! :D
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12-18-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 80,502
Posted By Doc Sprocket
What is this, kindergarten? Give it a rest...

What is this, kindergarten? Give it a rest already.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-09-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Ohh! Good word!

Ohh! Good word!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-08-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
I'd about forgotten about that. Dang. now I...

I'd about forgotten about that. Dang. now I remember. LOL
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-08-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Thank you sir- good to see you!

Thank you sir- good to see you!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-07-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Princess Auto carries them sometimes, and when...

Princess Auto carries them sometimes, and when they do, they're about a grand. I was fortunate enough to find this on Kijiji, in an unopened carton, for $500. More than i would normally spend, but...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-06-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Wrong- but a decent enough guess! :sifone:

Wrong- but a decent enough guess! :sifone:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-06-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
No backfiring! That is an engineered flamethrower...

No backfiring! That is an engineered flamethrower system. I've only seen a precious few examples of a flamethrower exhaust on an OPE engine project like a go kart or mini bike, and those are gasoline...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-06-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
A few more images, to tickle your eyeballs...

A few more images, to tickle your eyeballs...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-05-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Thanks for that. I kinda documented my progress...

Thanks for that. I kinda documented my progress (in stages) on my youtube channel.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-05-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,410
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Doc's Diesel Weasel

Hi, folks!

Been a long time since I was active here. I took a bit of a break, focused on some other stuff, got my bee-hind kicked by life... Etc.

I just thought I'd share this recent creation...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-27-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,192
Posted By Doc Sprocket
You'll forgive me for saying so, but I find your...

You'll forgive me for saying so, but I find your attitude rather lousy. If you truly do feel that way, you're quite welcome to find another place to play. There are a lot of good, friendly, helpful...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 07-27-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Doc Sprocket
The problem has been addressed. Folks-...

The problem has been addressed.

Folks- Please keep your language family-friendly.
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 03-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Welcome, Ash! The Honda GX390 is a GREAT engine,...

Welcome, Ash! The Honda GX390 is a GREAT engine, it will not disappoint you. It will have plenty of power for all but the largest projects.
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 02-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Oh... my... GAWD! Are you kidding me? A...

Oh... my... GAWD!

Are you kidding me? A freshened, factory fun kart frame- complete with scrub brakes, Harbor Fright- looking mismatched profile tires, rototiller and dolly wheels, and the basket...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-14-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By Doc Sprocket
I know nearly nothing about EVs. But- knowing how...

I know nearly nothing about EVs. But- knowing how a flywheel stores energy- wouldn't it mean the ability to have longer "throttle off" or "coast" periods?

30lbs? Got a picture of this beast?
Forum: More Builds 02-14-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,071
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Yup. Torque tube. Its an extra step to adapt, but...

Yup. Torque tube. Its an extra step to adapt, but doable.
Forum: More Builds 02-14-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,071
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Possibly, more than one horseshoe. Great score,...

Possibly, more than one horseshoe. Great score, Kelly! That thing is going to be a very cool machine. I am indeed jealous!
Forum: More Builds 02-08-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,071
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Kelly's neighbours: "Hey Martha, call the...

Kelly's neighbours:

"Hey Martha, call the cops! Y'know that weird dude across the street, that keeps riding around in them weird little cars? He's got a BOMB in his driveway! I thought he looked...
Forum: More Builds 02-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,071
Posted By Doc Sprocket
That's good for 3, 000 words, I figure. ...

That's good for 3, 000 words, I figure.

Cool!!!!!
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-07-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 30,858
Posted By Doc Sprocket
Dynamite! That oughta be a riot. A dry lakebed...

Dynamite! That oughta be a riot. A dry lakebed really does sound like the ideal place to shake something down. One day, I would like to experience that in person.
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