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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 159
Posted By itsid
huh? explain! A good condition 5hp briggs...

huh? explain!


A good condition 5hp briggs is a good engine.. it has a smaller footprint than the conventional GX clone
thus fits smaller vehicles more easily and it has surprising torque for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 107
Posted By itsid
unfortunately no.. when I try to search for the...

unfortunately no..
when I try to search for the part number and the stupid description
google vomits all over my browser spilling random stuff everywhere.

and if I google for the even worse...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 159
Posted By itsid
Oh JT don't act like you knew.. and then...

Oh JT don't act like you knew..
and then proving you don't ...

Still NO: I for myself tend to forget about two stroke diesels myself..
which I'm afraid at times use cams and poppet valves just...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 107
Posted By itsid
I merged your threads (well two and deleted...

I merged your threads (well two and deleted one)..
two or more threads asking the same questions is a "no no" ;)

Oh jeez what a terrible setup.. (Pressure plate drive)
a vertical engine with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By itsid
I tink the carb needs some repair (diaphragm,...

I tink the carb needs some repair
(diaphragm, floats, shutoff needle valve...)
or it's simply incorrectly installed (fuel inlet and drain port swapped)

sooo yeah... pictures please

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 159
Posted By itsid
TWO STROKES ARE NOT VALVE LESS there I...

TWO STROKES ARE NOT VALVE LESS

there I yelled :D *giggle*

No all kidding aside, two strokes do use valves.. very different ones than four strokes I admit, but valves.
reed valves, rotary...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 159
Posted By itsid
briggs flatheads, yes.. raptor flywheel cover...

briggs flatheads, yes..
raptor flywheel cover yes..
pro built?? who knows!?

could be stock 5hp flatheads with a swapped over air shroud
added flywheel cover for "the looks" etc.etc.

and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By itsid
And I need to agree with JT.. it's showing...

And I need to agree with JT..

it's showing respect for the OP to not litter his thread with random stuff.

[imagine fancy broom dance]

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 518
Posted By itsid
tools are great.. good tools that is.. and...

tools are great.. good tools that is..
and being able to use them is even better :D

BUT I understand that one's tool budget is quickly drained at times..
but that's what amazon's wishlists are...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By itsid
help me out a second.. silver/blue is what 5300...

help me out a second..
silver/blue is what 5300 engagement speed with your light weights?
and fluorescent yellow was what 4700?

that's rough on your equipment, ain't it
I mean we talk about a...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 229
Posted By itsid
No with texts that long I just get too lazy to...

No with texts that long I just get too lazy to type the
"emphasized statement of choice" at times
so a quick lowering of the pinky to the shift key must stand in as a shorthand for emphasize...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-13-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 229
Posted By itsid
Okay first: with none of the following I do say...

Okay first:
with none of the following I do say it's a bad exhaust you made;
I just want to be precise on "definitions" and give you some hints of what professional mfgs do.

restriction is...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 518
Posted By itsid
it's crankshaft you are concerned about not the...

it's crankshaft you are concerned about not the flywheel really..
yes I know the flywheel is generally keyed to the crankshaft,
but it's still rather important just in case the flywheel has a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 90
Posted By itsid
well.. DON'T! yerf dogs usually do not have a...

well.. DON'T!
yerf dogs usually do not have a roll cage! (few exceptions.. w/o images we can't tell if you've got one of those)
what you see as a cage is a brush guard really..
And while you want...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-12-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 359
Posted By itsid
the briggs are absoulte torque monsters for their...

the briggs are absoulte torque monsters for their size and net power.
BUT only as long as the briggs got full compression,
a mild drop in compression
(carbon deposites preventing a valve to fully...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 09-10-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 37
Posted By itsid
maybe a typo ;) happens if kid isn't willing to...

maybe a typo ;)
happens if kid isn't willing to pay attention to detail...

all kidding aside:
JT forgot about rule #6 in the for sale section!
That'd be the reason for you not being able to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 88
Posted By itsid
looks very much like a bed indeed.. Does not...

looks very much like a bed indeed..

Does not matter much, it's a nice size and most of all a nicely detailed "body"

And although I'm all but a fan of "the vette" :rolleyes:
It'd surely make a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 09-10-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By itsid
beloved 12V comes to a rescue once again :D ...

beloved 12V comes to a rescue once again :D

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 518
Posted By itsid
I'm fairly confidend it is indeed good news,...

I'm fairly confidend it is indeed good news, yes..
BUT I used "should" for very good reason..
We can only be 100% sure once you tried, maybe I missed something along the way,
maybe you haven't...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 147
Posted By itsid
hmm tough.. I'd cut it back to stock; ...

hmm tough..
I'd cut it back to stock;
especially since the stretch looks to be somewhat crooked.

The problem is, you ideally need a jig to do so properly,
so you do not end up with a kart too...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 09-10-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Hey
Views: 41
Posted By itsid
perfect... Now there's only a very tiny chance...

perfect... Now there's only a very tiny chance you have a metric shaft
which would cause a problem, but I doubt you have one tbh ;)

'sid
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 09-10-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 40
Posted By itsid
welcome Patrick. How about some pictures of...

welcome Patrick.

How about some pictures of the rides? we loove pictures :D

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-10-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 518
Posted By itsid
unfortunately well used heads do look like that...

unfortunately well used heads do look like that more often than not, yes...
it needs a good clean though, it'd be a shame to put it back not having it cleaned first ;)

watered down oil is 'good...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 315
Posted By itsid
thanks for the update, good to know that you...

thanks for the update,
good to know that you notice a noteworthy difference,
with just the measly* 250 rpm gain :thumbsup:
[* since you were heading 1500 more rpms, 250 doesn't sound all too much...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-09-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 218
Posted By itsid
No front axle stiffeners.. That's an AmEx! ...

No front axle stiffeners.. That's an AmEx!

Sorry JT, you looked at the right place,
but came to the wrong conclusion!
A Dingo next to an AmEx...
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