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Forum: Introduce Yourself! Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By itsid
thanks for the pics.. well yes ... keep the gx140...

thanks for the pics.. well yes ... keep the gx140 it's a nice engine for sure (especially the older ones like yours)
but no, it's not a good engine for your kart really.. a 160 that age perhaps ......
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By itsid
I'd say Yellow Jackets mostly came with flathead...

I'd say Yellow Jackets mostly came with flathead briggs ... but that's just a gut feeling more than true expertise..

But considering that YJ later became Manco
and the documents suggest that...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By itsid
Cool! :thumbsup: I think that's the first YJ...

Cool! :thumbsup:
I think that's the first YJ I've seen in a very long time!
Take good care of the seat I bet not many are still around :D

'sid
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By itsid
^^ that... if you are more of a visual guy, ...

^^ that...

if you are more of a visual guy,
maybe pics can help you find the buttons (http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showpost.php?p=523446)

'sid
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By itsid
Hmm.. man that's really a tough one.. I found a...

Hmm..
man that's really a tough one.. I found a "ZIP GP X" or what's believed to be one..
that is awfully close, but not the same thing
V to the center crossbar, lefty.. all checked... but the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 84
Posted By itsid
that's not a oval kart IMHO.. it looks straight.....

that's not a oval kart IMHO.. it looks straight..

a lefty however
which is usually an indicator for it being made specifically for four stroke engines
(keeping the chain away from the driver)...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-22-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
my1020 is nothing but a size denomination (case...

my1020 is nothing but a size denomination (case style)
and sure one could've googled the controller and looked at several pics or it's documents (as far as available)
but especially with...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-22-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
Ahaaaa.. the motor has HE sensors... who'd thunk ...

Ahaaaa.. the motor has HE sensors... who'd thunk
to bad we haven't had good enough pics to know right away ;)

Glad you stopped by Kevin!

'sid
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-21-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By itsid
Nevermind.. I WAS incorrect anyways.. I think...

Nevermind..
I WAS incorrect anyways.. I think the 3/4" shaft key is 3/16" not 1/4" *headscratch*

can't measure the keyway nor the key atm (sis took my caliper to measure her dog's collar and now...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-21-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 98
Posted By itsid
well it's fairly simple really.. you have a...

well it's fairly simple really..

you have a BLDC motor (brushless..)
means you have a set of three wires to the motor winding

SWAP TWO (any two.. )
and the motor will run in the opposite...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-21-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By itsid
original comets all have cast keys.. true (well.....

original comets all have cast keys.. true (well.. for all I know there's no exception)
that's true for both the rear fixed sheave as well as the clover hub for the moveable sheave.

BUT some 1"...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-21-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By itsid
of course you'll need the key.. it's 0.25...

of course you'll need the key..
it's 0.25 square; exact length isn't too important ~3/4 or so will do
but they're precut to length most of the time anyways ;)

'sid
Forum: Electric Projects 06-21-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By itsid
Wow rereading my post above it sounds way harsher...

Wow rereading my post above it sounds way harsher than anticipated...
(wasn't as rough in my head when I typed it...)
Sorry for conveying the impression a violent purist comes jumping at your face...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-21-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By itsid
:thumbsup: Glad nohing was stretched or bent...

:thumbsup:
Glad nohing was stretched or bent and you just had to reassemble it again :D

'sid
Forum: Electric Projects 06-20-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By itsid
I hate every word in this thread :eek: A...

I hate every word in this thread :eek:

A vintage Margay must NOT see an electric conversion and much less a predator!

It's an iconic race kart and spitting on it's heritage by installing a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-20-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 163
Posted By itsid
well fairly obvious fault I'm afraid.. the...

well fairly obvious fault I'm afraid..

the outer bell came loose (someone hasn't tightened the bolt correctly ;))
and the rest is physics...

Now, nothing too bad happened to the TC obsviously....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-17-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By itsid
foot in the door to keep it open for a while ...

foot in the door to keep it open for a while

'sid
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-17-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 339
Posted By itsid
it's not a knock off of a knock off btw.. ...

it's not a knock off of a knock off btw..
that's a Lifan (170F).. cloning engines since what? 1970s??

Lifan true clones (168F) are amongst the most reliable clones out there.
Hence every noname...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 06-15-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By itsid
I don't think so.. but a DEUCE some may have ...

I don't think so..
but a DEUCE some may have

which one do you call your own? 612?

'sid

PS duce btw was the self given nickname for a small grown overweight italian 455hole ~90 years ago
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-14-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By itsid
Essentially a peerless 100 so to speak... ...

Essentially a peerless 100 so to speak...

Have you looked into 4x4 ATV drivetrains yet?
I bet there's a ton of nifty ideas you can get inspired by ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-13-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By itsid
please do.. front engine.. yeah I misread your...

please do..
front engine.. yeah I misread your drawing..
mainly because on a small size vehicle like we're talking about
leg room is a precious thing, and clogging it with an engine is fairly...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-13-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By itsid
Don't misunderstand my concern.. I'm not really...

Don't misunderstand my concern..
I'm not really afraid the engine would overheat.. that's fairly uncommon with engines that size
(okay, my bike runs hot in an instant as soon as it's not moving or...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-13-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 216
Posted By itsid
Not a fan of the rotated engine tbh.. and while...

Not a fan of the rotated engine tbh..
and while I get that you need the output shaft pointing that way..

shift-connect will likely be a pain to route (rod worse than cable and cable still messy)...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-12-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By itsid
Depends.. going by just the charts I doubt it...

Depends..
going by just the charts I doubt it can be considered overvolting running that particular motor @60V

The efficiency doesn't drop in a noteworthy manner (not visible in the chart let's...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-10-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 162
Posted By itsid
the butterfly should have it's own throttle stop ...

the butterfly should have it's own throttle stop
(on quality product IT has a throttle limiting screw to perfectly set max butterfly position)
but even cheap carbs have a cast plastic piece hitting...
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