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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-06-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Karttekk
Brake calipers squeeze the brake pads against the...

Brake calipers squeeze the brake pads against the rotors when braking. Make sure you don't have a wheel or wheels dragging or being restricted from turning due to a caliper not releasing fully. If...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-06-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 228
Posted By Karttekk
Here are a couple of Kandi parts vendors. As...

Here are a couple of Kandi parts vendors. As stated above, look for a glazed, stretched drive belt and flat variator rollers. The driven clutch could have weak springs or glazed shoes also. If you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-02-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By Karttekk
Are you able to do something like this?

Are you able to do something like this?
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-02-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By Karttekk
Usually the throttle cable fastens to the plate...

Usually the throttle cable fastens to the plate with the red manual speed control knob on it like in one of the videos I sent in a previous post. The outer sheath is fixed and the inner cable itself...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-30-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By Karttekk
Just like this. ...

Just like this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zm3Rwt85nM4
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-30-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By Karttekk
The parking brake, at least on Manco and the...

The parking brake, at least on Manco and the older American Sportworks karts, is a lever that you flip up then put it against the brake pedal as it's fully depressed to keep the brakes applied....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-30-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By Karttekk
Do what Joe-405 said & unhook the throttle cable...

Do what Joe-405 said & unhook the throttle cable then try moving the manual speed control knob after it starts. If it idles correctly then your throttle cable needs installed differently. You might...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-30-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By Karttekk
You need to connect the throttle cable to the...

You need to connect the throttle cable to the metal plate with the red handle or to whatever that plate moves then add a hefty return spring so it doesn't rev up like that. Most Tecumseh engines are...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-28-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By Karttekk
Watch the carburetor butterfly operation as you...

Watch the carburetor butterfly operation as you move the manual throttle lever up and down. It will pull on a linkage that moves the carb butterfly. Figure out a way to connect the throttle cable to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-16-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By Karttekk
Agree with KartFab here. I had a Manco 415-511 at...

Agree with KartFab here. I had a Manco 415-511 at one time that had nuts on either side of the axle sprocket that lined it up with the clutch sprocket. There was a thinner nut followed by a thicker...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-09-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Karttekk
Most GY6 buggy exhaust systems are similar. They...

Most GY6 buggy exhaust systems are similar. They take this type of exhaust pipe/muffler setup. Maybe Tomberlin is different, not sure. Two nuts fasten it to the engine, two springs hold the muffler...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-07-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Karttekk
The plug is an emission control "No Tamper" plug....

The plug is an emission control "No Tamper" plug. Emission regulations require them in any newer carburetor, not sure how long that has been into effect. Carb manufacturers run the mixture lean to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Karttekk
This is taken from a Robin Subaru EX Series...

This is taken from a Robin Subaru EX Series engine repair manual. Pretty sure they're all similar.

DECOMPRESSION SYSTEM
The automatic decompression system is mounted on
the camshaft. It opens...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By Karttekk
Take pictures as you disassemble it or go to...

Take pictures as you disassemble it or go to American Landmaster's site and get the exploded axle illustration for that model so things go back together correctly.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By Karttekk
Agree with Sid here. Pull the rope slowly until...

Agree with Sid here. Pull the rope slowly until you're up against resistance then give it a firm tug. No need to extend the rope fully or yank on it, usually a quick tug or two is all you need. As...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 12-04-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 632
Posted By Karttekk
As far as "not running", how? Is the engine...

As far as "not running", how? Is the engine seized? Did it get water in the block? Since you're trying to keep the costs down and there's a chance he may lose interest, why not see if you can get it...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-17-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 708
Posted By Karttekk
Glad to see you got it working. The first step is...

Glad to see you got it working. The first step is to have the pads close to the rotor without dragging, making sure the caliper slides freely and making sure there are no rods or levers or anything...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-17-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Karttekk
Here's a complete harness for a GKA Series buggy,...

Here's a complete harness for a GKA Series buggy, ask them if this might cross reference over possibly or if they have the one for your machine. We'll get you going eventually!
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 708
Posted By Karttekk
"EDIT X2--fairly certain your outer adjusting nut...

"EDIT X2--fairly certain your outer adjusting nut needs to be screwed in a bit. Perhaps this video will shine some light on the issue:"

This is important. Loosen the lock nut on the bolt going...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Karttekk
Why don't you consider a complete wiring harness...

Why don't you consider a complete wiring harness replacement? If there's a factory one available, that might be the way to go or look into a universal if you can match it up to your CDI module and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By Karttekk
In the long run you might be better off sticking...

In the long run you might be better off sticking with the GY6 if you can get a good deal on one and sell the 212. It may not be as relatively simple as it seems. Two completely different engines. Not...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Karttekk
Check Letgo and Offer Up too before you decide....

Check Letgo and Offer Up too before you decide. I'd lean toward the less expensive one since many parts are interchangeable. They're similar machines. Show your research to the Hammerhead dealer and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Karttekk
This is the problem when purchasing Brand X...

This is the problem when purchasing Brand X machines. No documentation, no support, no parts. Either keep trying different things or try and find documentation somewhere. A Dongfang dealer would be...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-12-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Karttekk
Look at Hammerhead products too, Polaris bought...

Look at Hammerhead products too, Polaris bought them out. The biggest issue with some of the Brand X karts is parts and support availability. I'd consider anything DF Moto last. It seems to me at...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-12-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Karttekk
Bypass any kill switches on the kart to eliminate...

Bypass any kill switches on the kart to eliminate those as possible culprits. You may have a bad kill switch. Most karts have two, one at the dashboard area and one at the engine. Pull the wires off...
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