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Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-13-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By J.S.@SMS
Did you remember to install the keys? Also I'd...

Did you remember to install the keys? Also I'd think about cleaning the driven.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-13-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 322
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Take a look at these two videos. 6.0 tecumseh...

Take a look at these two videos. 6.0 tecumseh with a shaved head, no governor, header, and carb jet. (And i think a honda carb. It's been a while since I've watched these particular videos....
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 03-13-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By J.S.@SMS
My suggestion for the sprocket situation is this....

My suggestion for the sprocket situation is this.
This sprocket with the 3/4" bore option:
https://www.gopowersports.com/mounting-hub-for-sprocket-and-drum/

This sprocket with the 60 tooth...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 03-07-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I'm sorry, something came up and I hadn't had a...

I'm sorry, something came up and I hadn't had a chance to get back on this forum since I posted this thread. Thanks for all the advice while I was away. I'll have to do some more research into the...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 03-07-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By J.S.@SMS
It looks like the clutch and both chains are in...

It looks like the clutch and both chains are in pretty rough condition as well. You might be able to clean the chains enough that they will work, but i'd recommend new ones (they should be 420).
...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 03-07-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I agree, the Tillotson would be a better deal. I...

I agree, the Tillotson would be a better deal. I have been thinking of getting one for my kart for a while. Also the Tillotson's have a 90 day warranty, whereas the predators have a 30 day warranty.
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 02-27-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 386
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Cheap temporary welder

I was wondering if anyone knows of a cheap welder that is of good enough quality to last for a few months. I'd like to get a cheap stick welder for temporary use because I would like to learn how to...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-23-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Take a look at this bike. Pretty much the same as...

Take a look at this bike. Pretty much the same as a Baja Warrior MB200, just with different badging. Only disadvantage is that it is only available online....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By J.S.@SMS
GX200 clone pulse valve

I recently rebuilt a GX200 clone and when I went to check the valve lash I noticed that the pulse valve in the valve cover didn't have any spring pressure behind it like my predators. I can tell that...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-21-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Thanks, and I agree with most of thet statement....

Thanks, and I agree with most of thet statement. Assuming that a 670 were to blow a rod, but not damage the block, an OEM take out rod is $14.95 at performance670.com....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-14-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-13-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Cars and Cameras built the same engine and later...

Cars and Cameras built the same engine and later used a 780 and didn't have any problems with that TC. However their engine did seize up (no main bearings). Just don't use a 40 series. They had one...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-13-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I would say no. You could rev to 5200 if you want...

I would say no. You could rev to 5200 if you want to, However holding it there would cause a failure. And KartFab made a very good point. Every engine is different, so each engine will blow up at a...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-12-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By J.S.@SMS
If it has the stock 10.8 lb valve springs it...

If it has the stock 10.8 lb valve springs it shouldn't blow up. This is because the valve springs are weak enough to allow the valves to float (causing a loss in compression) effectively limiting the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-12-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I have searched for months for a way to put a...

I have searched for months for a way to put a larger axle sprocket on my eliminator. To my knowledge there is no 3/4 bore sprocket larger than the original that has a built in brake drum. And just...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 02-03-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Proper stock valve lash is .006 intake .008...

Proper stock valve lash is .006 intake .008 exhaust.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-03-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,759
Posted By J.S.@SMS
I think that it would look good the same color as...

I think that it would look good the same color as the valve cover.
Forum: Crazy Craigslist Finds 01-30-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By J.S.@SMS
And I thought the one that has a Harley front end...

And I thought the one that has a Harley front end was ridiculous.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-30-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Looks good, But i'd suggest that you use t-nuts....

Looks good, But i'd suggest that you use t-nuts. They are designed to hook into the wood, and will not spin.
https://www.homedepot.com/s/t%2520nuts?NCNI-5
I use the Everbilt t-nuts. They are built...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-29-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By J.S.@SMS
In my area whole, running minibikes are about...

In my area whole, running minibikes are about 150-200 used (for mb200's). 550 new.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-29-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 180
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Most people who modify these engines don't need...

Most people who modify these engines don't need to balance the crank. This is one example of a stage 2 420 with no balance shaft. The engine is running at 11:20, and please don't run the engine while...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-28-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 310
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Another, rather dumb question, is the battery...

Another, rather dumb question, is the battery charged?
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Don't forget about removing the governor. And I...

Don't forget about removing the governor. And I agree with everything in the article that mckutzy posted (as well as everything posted in the previous posts) Except the upgraded valve springs. If you...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 01-26-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Now that's a deal! Next time I'm at Walmart I'll...

Now that's a deal! Next time I'm at Walmart I'll have to see if they're that cheap. Are they the ct200u-ex's.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-26-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By J.S.@SMS
Quick 670 question

Does anyone know if a Predator 670 is like a 196 Honda/clone when it comes to floating the valves before the rods blow with the stock springs? I would like to be able to remove the governor on a 670...
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