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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 11-04-2019, 08:35 AM
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Posted By onionfmr
Thanks for your comment on the WB 820. I think...

Thanks for your comment on the WB 820. I think that they are cool also!!!

This showed up Saturday. Really hard to find a good Chilton tank! I'm getting closer to getting all the parts necessary...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-31-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Good Afternoon All - as I said, I'll post...

Good Afternoon All - as I said, I'll post information and pictures as I progress with this kart project. Especially at points where I feel like I'm making good progress or stuck and not making any...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-27-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
sid - I look forward to your comments and advice!

sid - I look forward to your comments and advice!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-25-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Started taking the kart a part yesterday. Got...

Started taking the kart a part yesterday. Got the clone engine off the kart. I also received the Uni Mount for the engine, amazing piece! See attached pic. I'll continue to post pics and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-25-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By onionfmr
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-24-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By onionfmr
Where are you located? I've seen a couple of...

Where are you located? I've seen a couple of vintage racing Rupp karts for sale lately. These are period correct vintage racing karts, some complete and ready to race others needing work.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-23-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By onionfmr
$600 for that kart frame is crazy! I just bought...

$600 for that kart frame is crazy! I just bought a Rupp Lancer GT vintage racing kart a week or so ago. If interested, you can see pictures in my recent posting. You should be able to get a lot...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-23-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
I plan on taking detailed pics of everything as I...

I plan on taking detailed pics of everything as I disassemble.

sid - I'll PM you as I get into the disassembly process.

I've got an original style UNI mount coming with the original style...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-22-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
From what I'm learning, Rupp and Lancer had an...

From what I'm learning, Rupp and Lancer had an agreement and Rupp manufactured karts for Lancer for a period of time.

It is a pretty cool kart. In relatively decent shape. When I went to look...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-22-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
I appreciate your post Hellion. Thanks. I think...

I appreciate your post Hellion. Thanks. I think that I've located the correct vintage tires to fix this problem. I've been chasing parts to put a period correct 2 stroke engine on the kart. With...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-21-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
I've been going thru the kart and doing a lot of...

I've been going thru the kart and doing a lot of research and reading. The wheel bearings appear to be brand new. No issues or play that I can find. What I did find was this specific kart was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Thanks for the information. I like the idea of...

Thanks for the information. I like the idea of more ground clearance and a better stance. Back in the day, we used to do that with microds that we ran.

I'm thinking of going with vintage tires,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-18-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Thanks again sid for your help. I sent an email...

Thanks again sid for your help. I sent an email to robron and I'll see if I hear back. I've sent a couple of emails out to vintage kart part sellers on eBay and I'm waiting for replies.

I want...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-17-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
I'm continuing on this project. Looking at...

I'm continuing on this project. Looking at Mcculloch engines. Here's a pic. of the existing clone mount. I can't find anything like this for a Mcculloch engine? Anybody seen one of these? Ideas...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-17-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Thanks to all for your comments, especially sid. ...

Thanks to all for your comments, especially sid. I've been doing some additional research on the kart. I've been txting with the seller, avid car guy, so, he's into vintage engine related stuff. I...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-16-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Thanks sid - I'll let you know what I find when I...

Thanks sid - I'll let you know what I find when I get into it on the right side wheel.

A little history. Seller told me he got it from his neighbor, original owner. Neighbor raced it mid to...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-16-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Thanks sid for your reply. As usual, very...

Thanks sid for your reply. As usual, very informative! I'm going to try spacers on the front axles. No interference going straight, just rubs badly on turns.

I'll try tightening the rear disc...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 10-15-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 768
Posted By onionfmr
Rupp Go Kart

Picked this up a couple of days ago. I've been looking for a vintage kart for a couple of years. Wife says I'm in my mid-60's going on 12 years old. I'm ok with that. Guy I bought it from...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 10-04-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
Would be cool if you could post a picture of your...

Would be cool if you could post a picture of your mini bike. What are you using for a gas tank?
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
***FINAL UPDATE*** Made some spacers and...

***FINAL UPDATE*** Made some spacers and installed the 9 tooth jackshaft sprocket over the weekend, everything else remained the same as my last previous update. Picked up approximately another 500...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-15-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
Good Morning sid - I posted a picture of the...

Good Morning sid - I posted a picture of the Comet chart that I used to select the garter springs detailing engagement RPMs. I'm using the 146g weights. I circled the appropriate figures. This...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-14-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
***ANOTHER UPDATE***Had some free time yesterday...

***ANOTHER UPDATE***Had some free time yesterday afternoon to do some testing. Installed the blue/silver garter springs, engine topped out at 6800 RPMs, road five minutes and bang, both springs...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-11-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
sid - it is very surprising how much the...

sid - it is very surprising how much the mid-range on the engine picked up with the install of the 60 tooth rear sprocket! Engine is still pulling after 550 feet. I'm going to try the 9 tooth...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 09-10-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
***UPDATE*** I ordered a 9 tooth Comet jackshaft...

***UPDATE*** I ordered a 9 tooth Comet jackshaft sprocket to try, however, the side pucks of the sprocket are narrower than the existing 10 tooth sprocket and would cause chain and TC belt alignment...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 08-27-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,101
Posted By onionfmr
sid - thanks for your reply and advice. ...

sid - thanks for your reply and advice.



I agree. This commentary came from an individual at a renowned mini bike/go kart shop. He claimed to be running a genuine Comet TAV setup, Stage 4...
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