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Forum: All Other Parts 03-31-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 481
Posted By Snaker
Great thread. I wanted to make a comment about...

Great thread.
I wanted to make a comment about overdrive. On the small engine overdrives there seems to be two different definitions.
1. CVT pulley ratios. When the pulleys' flip over the 1:1...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-12-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By Snaker
Couple questions I would have is 1. When the...

Couple questions I would have is
1. When the stock airbox was on, was there excessive oil pooling up in the box? If not it would suggest the mess is normal.
2. Are you running it at a angle...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-06-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Snaker
Use to be a after market sales (gimmick?) kit one...

Use to be a after market sales (gimmick?) kit one could buy to transform the recoil to electric start using a drill. A sprague clutch on a bracket bolted to the flywheel. If you could find one...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-04-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 749
Posted By Snaker
Be a good time to get familiar with the whole...

Be a good time to get familiar with the whole CVT. If the driver requires TLC then it wouldn't hurt to go through the driven.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-01-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By Snaker
Is the Spider a ASW model? The carb in the...

Is the Spider a ASW model?

The carb in the picture appears not original. Its also not mounted to stock configuration. Usually the manifold does a quick 90 out of the engine and goes rearward...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-26-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By Snaker
Itsid that's a great diagram you made. Very...

Itsid that's a great diagram you made. Very straight forward. Its a bit of an exaggeration of example, which I do all the time to visualize. But it clearly makes your case. I used to do that sort of...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-25-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By Snaker
The diameter difference wont affect the timing, ...

The diameter difference wont affect the timing, as long as what ever adapter you come up with reposions in line with the shaft center. It will be a issue with signal strength so you have to keep the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-22-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Snaker
That cam is a cast part. The area's that aren't...

That cam is a cast part. The area's that aren't critical dimensions would usually just get a deburring, nothing very precise. The critical areas are cast oversize and machined down to precise...
Forum: All Other Parts 11-17-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Snaker
I actually did some testing on that in the past. ...

I actually did some testing on that in the past. I ran a extended vent hose into a cup of water. There was a lot of turbulence with the water bubbling hard and spilling over but the water...
Forum: All Other Parts 11-07-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Snaker
That is the equivalent of a crankcase vent, but...

That is the equivalent of a crankcase vent, but some engine designer found it convenient to be located where its at. Same internal open space. Normally its plumbed to the air cleaner box and mixed...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-15-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Snaker
These GY6 150 engines work pretty good actually....

These GY6 150 engines work pretty good actually. The China factor would be more in line with it cracking or breaking into 3 pieces. That because they probably have some of my old Chevy Nova mixed in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Snaker
If that photo is what you have, its a overhead...

If that photo is what you have, its a overhead cam, no push rods. JS speed demon is right, that looks like a GY6 with the anti-backfire mechanism.

If you have been doing any mods, you have to be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-05-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By Snaker
I've bought a couple Mountain rental snowmobiles...

I've bought a couple Mountain rental snowmobiles over the years and definitely had to richen them up for my 900' elevation area. I'm sure folks in your area should be well versed in the routine for...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 09-03-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By Snaker
I bought a new ASW 200 series UTV in 2010. At...

I bought a new ASW 200 series UTV in 2010. At that time ASW built the chassis and assembled with sourced China bolt on parts. The most consistent thing about ALM / ASW /Manco/ ?? is that they change...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 08-31-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By Snaker
I had the 200 UTV with the same powertrain. Your...

I had the 200 UTV with the same powertrain. Your right on the money about the blk/red wire. They have a AC style stator with the AC ignition power coil. Since they run a DC ignition, they don't need...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 08-24-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 885
Posted By Snaker
Great writeup Turboimark. I've worked with a lot...

Great writeup Turboimark. I've worked with a lot of chain through the years, both on my stuff and industrial. But haven't gotten into the technical end, more of a change it when it needs it. Some...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-29-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Snaker
I assume your using a Comet or copy? If so, the...

I assume your using a Comet or copy? If so, the clutch function is done on the drive pulley.

Causes:
1. Idle rpm high
2. Pulley not downshifting completely. Look for proper side gap between...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-15-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Snaker
109932 Brands vary. Heres one from...

109932

Brands vary.
Heres one from American Landmaster p/n MA-14322. That should have a internal screen and filter.
What you have is rigged. I wonder if there was a issue of the front tire...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By Snaker
Engine rpm during start either electric or recoil...

Engine rpm during start either electric or recoil should be less than idle rpm. I'm thinking you may have a fire up rpm surge that is causing your problem. Try keeping your kill on (no spark) and do...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-10-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 978
Posted By Snaker
CVT's are normally have a smooth automatic...

CVT's are normally have a smooth automatic function.
Problems with downshifting can be caused by:
Binding, broken parts.
Dry, dirty moving parts.
Engine idle too high.
Holding the throttle...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-02-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By Snaker
There are offset flywheel keys that let you...

There are offset flywheel keys that let you change the flywheel/crankshaft slightly.
You could look at the ignition pickup and possibly move that.
The GY6 world has adjustable cdi's, some simple...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-21-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Snaker
I'm not sure why you would to drain every time, I...

I'm not sure why you would to drain every time, I guess it depends of what level and cost your at. If your doing things like pulling the engine apart after every race then sure.

I did some...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-21-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Snaker
I say by all means give it a try. I don't know if...

I say by all means give it a try. I don't know if all these Comet and replica's and copies have the same dimensions so it is up to the installer to determine if it will mount properly backwards. It...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-19-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,094
Posted By Snaker
The closest example would be a recent thread...

The closest example would be a recent thread right here in Engines and clutches, titled New build with Predator 420cc w/40 series.
I saw a Utube video in the past where someone experimented with...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-19-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,094
Posted By Snaker
I'd be curious to see if your drive pulley would...

I'd be curious to see if your drive pulley would fit properly if you flipped that around, with the moveable sheave inboard.
Some folks are having good results doing that when using a backplate. ...
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