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Forum: More Builds Yesterday, 12:53 PM
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Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks ! I added a radiant heat barrier made by...

Thanks !
I added a radiant heat barrier made by AtticFoil.com on the roof and sides of the building (the aluminum looking material).

This stuff is ideal for preventing the "toaster oven" effect...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-07-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks @bansil , That got me thinking like...

Thanks @bansil ,

That got me thinking like it would be for one rider with standing room only for a couple more wild friends.

That gave me an idea to look for a place to tie in some floor...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-06-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By gegcorp2012
Heres the basic plan for using the Civic tranny...

Heres the basic plan for using the Civic tranny as a FNR gearbox.

The CBR has the chain about 4.5" to the leff of center.

The belhousing will be cut so the chain will ride where it needs to be....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-06-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By gegcorp2012
Its a Yamaha Warrior 350 rear. There was one...

Its a Yamaha Warrior 350 rear.

There was one thing worth mentioning. I think I may have spilled some gas on the belt when filling before I took it for the ride.

It was lurching a bit or "jumpy"...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-06-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By gegcorp2012
CVT carnage

Took my Yard Kart out for a spin today, and was starting to lean on it pretty good and all of the sudden, a loud noise and the motor rapped up to 4650 and quit abruptly.

I figured I had wrapped...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-06-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By gegcorp2012
The frame looks fast standing still ! The...

The frame looks fast standing still !

The redhead dont look like a 460cc clone to me. Nice though.

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-06-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,757
Posted By gegcorp2012
With the Covid-19 shelter in place restrictions,...

With the Covid-19 shelter in place restrictions, I have less travel to cover my territory, so that means more time around the house.

Since I work from home anyways, and know I'm not going to be...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-05-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks, ...Now its time to put the thinking...

Thanks,

...Now its time to put the thinking cap on before the next round of cutting.

I added the new oil cooler and the old radiator to see if I can pull the front end back some more.

I...
Forum: More Builds 04-04-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By gegcorp2012
Posts are about 6 foot apart. The front of the...

Posts are about 6 foot apart. The front of the building is 40 foot wide and the sides are 24 foot deep.

Had to get help from my neighbors and rent a bucket lift to set the roof trusses.

The...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-04-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By gegcorp2012
Took a ride to today Marketplace ad for a deal on...

Took a ride to today Marketplace ad for a deal on a Honda transmission.

The ad was a 5 speed tranny for $75, and it turns out the guy has built over 14 Civics, and had a pretty good pile of extra...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-04-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By gegcorp2012
Ok, here we go ! ...

Ok, here we go !

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200404/cbd9535edceed1e9d15e1846bc159fbc.jpg...
Forum: More Builds 04-04-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By gegcorp2012
Neew shop

Last summer I started a 24x40 pole barn that will be my home office and a 3 bay garage with plenty of storage and some additional "outdoor living" space.

There is a power line easement and a large...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-03-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By gegcorp2012
Considring the cuts to the red Yamaha quad frame....

Considring the cuts to the red Yamaha quad frame. I made a template out of plywood to help decide the most likely place for the two frame pieces to meet.

The Honda CBR frame is massive, with...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-03-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 344
Posted By gegcorp2012
Nice touch on the webs. They look really nice. ...

Nice touch on the webs. They look really nice.

Yah, the bigger wheel is looking better with the springer front end.

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Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-02-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 950
Posted By gegcorp2012
I'd like to see some pics of the wooden kart. ...

I'd like to see some pics of the wooden kart.

Decades ago, I built one using a 2x8 for the frame, a 2x4 with mower wheels up front, a coca cola bottle case for a seat and a pair of 16" (or 20"??)...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-02-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks @Landuse Well..... the radiator is a...

Thanks @Landuse

Well..... the radiator is a leaker... I have the oil cooler ($18) and a radiator/fan combo on order. ($38)...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-02-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By gegcorp2012
2020 - GEGcorp "Dirt Bobber Trike"

I was doing some teardown last night and noticed that I have an opportunity to make something unique for the buildoff.

This is a side journey using parts that will eventually go into my buggy...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-02-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 344
Posted By gegcorp2012
How about something in between ? I just...

How about something in between ?

I just took the front end off my junker CBR. It could move from my parts pile to yours if you pay shipping...

It has a 17" wheel with 2 * 12" disk brakes !
I...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-31-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By gegcorp2012
Another hour or two stripping the bike. I took...

Another hour or two stripping the bike. I took off most of the damaged or bent parts, but left it mobile so I can still move it.

In the process, I found the starter button is stuck "on", also the...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-31-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By gegcorp2012
Cool ! Whats the width on that Forrester...

Cool !

Whats the width on that Forrester rear end ? Is it a limited slip ?

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-30-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 259
Posted By gegcorp2012
Fire in the hole !! Preparing for the next...

Fire in the hole !!
Preparing for the next stretch of rainy weather, I pulled the CBR into the shop so I could tinker with it and see if I can get it to turn over.
...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 03-24-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 344
Posted By gegcorp2012
Hey @smerft85 , Looking good on the Bobber...

Hey @smerft85 ,

Looking good on the Bobber Trike project.

I really like the low slung seat and the use of a diff on the rear end. Big tires on a live axle or spool are definitely harder to...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 03-22-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,153
Posted By gegcorp2012
Really neat looking ! Sent from my...

Really neat looking !


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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-22-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By gegcorp2012
The 30 series CVT does not use a traditional "V"...

The 30 series CVT does not use a traditional "V" belt.

Take a close look at the sides of the pulleys. There is a flat side and an angled side... same for the belt.

The 30 series has an...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-22-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By gegcorp2012
Yah, belt is installed...

Yah, belt is installed backwards.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200322/3c052bb9b13ba44032211238674456a7.jpg

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