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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-12-2018, 11:10 AM
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Posted By JBone
Normally yes, bleeders on top. But with reverse...

Normally yes, bleeders on top. But with reverse bleeding it doesn't matter. Really, as long as the master cylinder is above the height of the caliper then it can be bled either way. I put my bleeders...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-12-2018, 01:39 AM
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Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
I reverse bled and pushed fluid up through the...

I reverse bled and pushed fluid up through the master cylinder. They were a royal pain to bleed the conventional way. Even with reverse bleeding it took quite a bit of time to clear all the air.

I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-09-2018, 09:40 AM
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Posted By JBone
Thank you sir! :thumbsup:

Thank you sir! :thumbsup:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 10-09-2018, 12:36 AM
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Posted By JBone
I have uploaded a video walk-around of the kart...

I have uploaded a video walk-around of the kart if anyone is interested. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/H0FTRkqqY4M
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-18-2018, 09:47 PM
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Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
Thanks! And thanks again for answering the...

Thanks! And thanks again for answering the questions I had about it.

At high speeds, it is definitely touchy and likes to follow the road lines. At low to moderate speed, it really isn't too bad.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-18-2018, 12:57 AM
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Posted By JBone
Thank you sir! I do appreciate it. :thumbsup: ...

Thank you sir! I do appreciate it. :thumbsup:

Totally understandable, and I apologize for not reaching out. Will note that for future reference.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-17-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
Thank you sir! Iím sure you are correct, I myself...

Thank you sir! Iím sure you are correct, I myself lurked for a while before posting anything.



:thumbsup:

Yes, about as low of a center of gravity as I could get. So itís about as safe as...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 09-17-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
Just figured I would update this thread with the...

Just figured I would update this thread with the finished results. I don't think there was a ton of interest, but this build may help somebody in the future. I tried to take very detailed pics, as I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-24-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
Okay thanks. I will just wait until I receive my...

Okay thanks. I will just wait until I receive my TQ converter (CVT) to see if my clearance is good enough. If not, an adjustable plate would be easy enough to install.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-23-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
Thank you sir! And thanks again for the tips. I...

Thank you sir! And thanks again for the tips. I picked those tires up at a killer deal ($70 for all 4, brand new) on eBay, so I figured why not. I will be getting some different tires for it...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-23-2018, 12:07 PM
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Posted By JBone
Tires are on and finally a rolling chassis... ...

Tires are on and finally a rolling chassis...

Tires came from eBay.

https://i.imgur.com/x5gEbc6.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/BWvWOrO.jpg
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-22-2018, 01:18 AM
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Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
Got some more parts in and some more work done. I...

Got some more parts in and some more work done. I received some parts from Comet (Douglas wheels, MCP billet brake caliper, hub and rotor), and from BMI (brake caliper mount, chain sprocket and hub)....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-16-2018, 10:17 AM
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Posted By JBone
They are just standard aluminum wheel spacers...

They are just standard aluminum wheel spacers which came from BMI.
https://www.bmikarts.com/Assorted-58-Aluminum-Wheel-Spindle-Spacer-Kits_p_2381.html

I can see how you thought there were bearing...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-16-2018, 12:52 AM
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Posted By JBone
Had a few parts show up today. Nothing too...

Had a few parts show up today. Nothing too exciting, but i received the rear axle, all 4 hubs, and some misc hardware (spacers and lock collars). All of this came from BMI.

I have a few more parts...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-13-2018, 12:12 AM
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Views: 1,939
Posted By JBone
2018 - JBone's Barstool Kart

Hello all!

New guy here to the forum, but have been lurking for a while. Just now starting my barstool kart build and figured it would be fun to enter into the contest.

So far I have my frame,...
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