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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By itsid
Indeed.. ALL engines (2,4,5,6 stroke doesn't...

Indeed.. ALL engines (2,4,5,6 stroke doesn't matter) take air in, compress, combust and exhaust.
the difference is in fact that a four stroke
does so in four distinct piston stokes
and a two...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 182
Posted By itsid
pure luck... I searched for an OHH engine...

pure luck...
I searched for an OHH engine manual once and that thing popped up (source is in the manual ;))
it just so happens it covers the OHHSK as well as the OHSK series as well

the snow...
Forum: FAQ & Articles Today, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 39
Posted By itsid
..and so we did ;) but just scroll up before...

..and so we did ;)

but just scroll up before sending and check again,
that's far quicker than waiting for us to move soemthing ;)

'sid
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 182
Posted By itsid
Hi MIndy.. long time no see.. I get the...

Hi MIndy.. long time no see..

I get the slight impression that you somehow feel unhappy about the shed in general and the engine you pulled out of it in particular ..
IDK why tbh... just a...
Forum: Good Deals! Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 48
Posted By itsid
indeed, if you can.. get it. it's not a...

indeed, if you can.. get it.

it's not a racing kart, and not yet as collectible as the original Rupp would be,
but it's the closest rupp replica there is, and being a D301 not the most common...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By itsid
we need more pics.. looks like a nice vintage...

we need more pics..
looks like a nice vintage race kart
(means: remove that engine quick! it's an insult to the chassis)

And since last kart was identifyable via it's rims.. maybe give us a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-21-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By itsid
^^ good point! it might also have been kinked...

^^ good point!
it might also have been kinked or wedged shut somehow
I even saw people closing it up with a bolt since they go annoyed by it sweating and even spilling oil when the engine was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-21-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By itsid
here's a detailed description on how to post pics...

here's a detailed description on how to post pics

well you need ~ 1/3 of the smaller sprockets teeth engaged ideally
a quarter is just about being still okay.. less and the two sprockets are...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-21-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 193
Posted By itsid
IDK, I'd say no.. not yet anyways. none (with...

IDK, I'd say no.. not yet anyways.
none (with same sized engines) are racing karts,
all essentially kids yard karts in a fancy costume,
not exactly collectors items
unless you find that one guy...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-21-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By itsid
Hi and welcome. hard to tell for sure.. I...

Hi and welcome.

hard to tell for sure..
I mean it could be that the engine was just overfilled and it pushed out oil as hard as it could
without selfdestruction;
maybe the carb was shot so...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By itsid
noone can, it's all tinypic shortlinks, not...

noone can, it's all tinypic shortlinks, not images..

ceasarvis, just upload the images here so we might be able to help
detailed description on how to post pics

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By itsid
with a BMW bolthole pattern? 5x120 is BMW.. ...

with a BMW bolthole pattern? 5x120 is BMW..
Porsche would be 5x130 ..
VW beetle 4x130 or 5x205 pre '67 or such

no wonder it's expensive if it's a custom made part (and an odd one at that)
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By itsid
Indeed.. Margay rims are rare especially on...

Indeed..

Margay rims are rare especially on non Margay karts ;)

So that'd be some Margay

the single tiny nerf bars to me screem Cheetah MkII
Maybe Mk I since I believe that also had a nerf...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 193
Posted By itsid
http://www.promokartsusa.com/nascar-fiberglass-go-...

http://www.promokartsusa.com/nascar-fiberglass-go-karts-body-go-karts
still make very similar indy karts
(also much bigger than the funder wheels just like the coke one above;))
so in case you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 193
Posted By itsid
it appears that your front axle as a crossbar on...

it appears that your front axle as a crossbar on the upper end of the spindle brackets..
if so I'd call it a BIRD (or some other FW-Associates brandname) kart
the low seat and winfmount also pushes...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-19-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By itsid
hydrogen storage is a real pain however... ...

hydrogen storage is a real pain however...
considering a few gallons suffice to remove a whole city block from google maps,
Also hydrogen fuel cells are unfortunately way less efficicient than one...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By itsid
Sorry Kevin, you know I like electric motors,...

Sorry Kevin,
you know I like electric motors, and yes they ARE the future,
but today making the batteries to run them is so catastrophically BAD
that the overall pollution is terribly hard to...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By itsid
from on top of my head.. I think mine are...

from on top of my head.. I think mine are somewhere between 16-18mm *shrugs*
can't remember too long since I last touched one ...
20mm are no problem at all either..
22mm should be doable.. (7/8"...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
sure if you want, but the original flywheels...

sure if you want,
but the original flywheels (non charging) are already kinda dangerous at 7k
the ones with charging capabilities are a serious threat..
don't take any chances;
a single bump in...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By itsid
the original airfilter should keep water from...

the original airfilter should keep water from reaching the carb..
it does so pretty well usually.
The original exhaust keeps water out of the combustion chamber as well.
An aftermarket airfilter...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
apples and oranges... buy a motorcycle or...

apples and oranges...

buy a motorcycle or sled engine and you have what you need..
buy an industrial engine and you have to make compromises.

Well you can always make new kids I guess.

No...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-18-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By itsid
Not.. it says it's a chinese vehicle made by...

Not..
it says it's a chinese vehicle made by Shanghai Xingfu Motorcycle work
in Shanghai on Shongzhen Road in 2005

wouldn't want to call that "nothing" tbh.

150cc Mancos (Carbide series) are...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By itsid
or worse that battery stuff required to run...

or worse that battery stuff required to run electric cars/karts ;)
electric is currently NOT more environmentally friendly
not with current electric energy storage technology.

Anyways nice...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
Yes rpm dependent.. I was expecting you to run...

Yes rpm dependent..
I was expecting you to run those at no more than maybe 4.5k,
since indeed there is no billet flywheel with coil magnets (for very good reason)

and that should give you...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 169
Posted By itsid
so if you add two single coils with a single wire...

so if you add two single coils with a single wire each,
you should NOT add them in series.. but in parallel
hence no need for a voltage regulator..
both need individual diodes (to reduce the...
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