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Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 08:39 AM
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Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I was thinking 0.5 to 1.5 degrees of retardation....

I was thinking 0.5 to 1.5 degrees of retardation. 'Sid suggested it BTW. If other people chime in and tell me it's just a waste of time, then I'll probably just leave it with stock timing.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 153
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Thanks. PM sent!

Thanks. PM sent!
Forum: Engines & Clutches Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,077
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Does anyone know the weight stock flathead valve...

Does anyone know the weight stock flathead valve springs compress at?
Also, some of you may know I want to retard the timing on my flathead a bit for extra torque. I plan to lap the flywheel and...
Forum: FAQ & Articles Today, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 44
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Wow, I've never even heard of a Raptor 4. ...

Wow, I've never even heard of a Raptor 4.
*shrug*
Has anyone else?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Today, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 153
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Just to make sure we're on the same page, I'm...

Just to make sure we're on the same page, I'm referring to the Tillotson carb at 5:32 in the video. It'd be great on my Briggs, 'cause I want to do something a little different than a Mikuni like...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Or fire.... I know firsthand what it's like to...

Or fire....
I know firsthand what it's like to have multiple migraines in a week.:ack2:
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Today, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 26
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Oh! :oops: I usually don't bother to open pics...

Oh! :oops:
I usually don't bother to open pics when I use this Android phone. But yes, that does certainly appear to be a Briggs.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
^^:oops:

^^:oops:
Forum: Introduce Yourself! Yesterday, 07:12 PM
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Views: 26
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yup, Predator 420. :welcome2:

Yup, Predator 420.
:welcome2:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 153
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:smiley_omg: You need to march right down to...

:smiley_omg:
You need to march right down to the police station and turn yourself in, because that is a STEAL!!;)
That disc was a flywheel screen BTW, Briggs by the looks of it.
Just wondering,...
Forum: FAQ & Articles Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 44
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: All Other Parts Yesterday, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Look up what you need at www.gopowersports.com or...

Look up what you need at www.gopowersports.com or www.ombwarehouse.com
Forum: FAQ & Articles Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 44
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Briggs Raptor Flathead Summary

Ok, I'm writing this up, because It's been quite foggy to me before, the differences between a normal Briggs and Stratton 5 HP flatheads and Raptor racing flatheads.
If this thread is in the wrong...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 314
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yup. :iagree: I know. ---------- Post...

Yup.
:iagree:
I know.

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Only Raptor 3s had the different block design, right?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 314
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Found this on B&S's website: "Racing...

Found this on B&S's website:


"Racing connecting rod with integral oil dipper and larger radius I-beam.
Soild fuel tank bracket and improved tank to bracket connection.
Oil impregnated bronze...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 4,465
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
WOW! Cool, thanks for sharing! I was thinking...

WOW! Cool, thanks for sharing!
I was thinking about doing it facing the other way, but now I'm not sure. I still need to finish undoing frame mods, and then I can give it a good paintjob, and then...
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,077
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
No I mean the stiffness. Like, what weight do...

No I mean the stiffness. Like, what weight do they compress at?

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Also would it be possible at all to do a...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Yesterday, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 312
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Don't take it personally, 'sid can be hard to get...

Don't take it personally, 'sid can be hard to get along with sometimes, and he does like to be precise with terms. As for a video, you need a YouTube channel for that, and then you post the link...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 63
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
What engine do you have on your kart? If it's a...

What engine do you have on your kart? If it's a Predator 212 or Honda clone, governor removal isn't too risky, but Briggs flatheads are riskier.
If you put a billet connecting rod in there and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 314
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Yeah, Briggs are actually extremely easy to...

Yeah, Briggs are actually extremely easy to source parts for.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 75
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
:smiley_omg: What kind of wrenches are YOU...

:smiley_omg:
What kind of wrenches are YOU using??!!
Forum: Engines & Clutches Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,077
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Question: What's the stock valve spring weight...

Question:
What's the stock valve spring weight in a 5 HP aluminum block flathead?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,072
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
Well I don't think he'll ever sell it to you if...

Well I don't think he'll ever sell it to you if you're just going to stick a gas engine on!
Don't change a thing Kevin!
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
I gotta see this...:arf:

I gotta see this...:arf:
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 53
Posted By JTSpeedDemon
You might take it to the local lawn mower shop....

You might take it to the local lawn mower shop. They'll know how to do it.
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