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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By itsid
unmodified (and governed) a true Honda gx200 ...

unmodified (and governed) a true Honda gx200
can run nearly 24/7 for days at full speed and max load in a controlled environment no problem.
those are indestructible tanks compared to chinese...
Forum: Electric Projects Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,974
Posted By itsid
well, almost I guess ;) a) where's the color...

well, almost I guess ;)

a) where's the color sequence, you just posted that same image again,
this time as a screen shot (which is in fact LESS helpfull)

b) you wrapped the black wire in...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By itsid
you misunderstood.. the engine weight is not...

you misunderstood..

the engine weight is not what I meant.. I meant the kart is heavier than the bike was.

and the torque of the engine might be quite dramatic on the bike,
but it might not be...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-16-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,974
Posted By itsid
Great, yes I was expecting something like that.. ...

Great, yes I was expecting something like that..
(tbh I'd made it differently.. but that's extremely close to what I drew and certainly correct!)

Those look to be five band resistors
(I was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
I'm halfway across the globe.. I can't tell...

I'm halfway across the globe..
I can't tell who's capable of doing such in your area ;)

But I still say a motorcycle repair/restoration shop might be a good place to start asking.

'sid
Forum: Electric Projects 02-16-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,974
Posted By itsid
Oh missed that post, sorry. So.. cut of...

Oh missed that post, sorry.

So.. cut of three pieces of the red wire (each 12cm long)
and one piece of the black wire (also 12cm long)
remove 1cm of insulation on each end of all the pieces and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
:thumbsup: be sure to fully service the...

:thumbsup:

be sure to fully service the engine before attempting to start it.
it wasn't stored too good either,
and you don't want to break it now that it's yours ;
So pull it apart and...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 218
Posted By itsid
the fourth pic looks almost like a brembo brake...

the fourth pic looks almost like a brembo brake caliper ;)

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
IDK what you paid, but as I said if it would've...

IDK what you paid,
but as I said if it would've been within my reach (distance and price)
I would've gone for it for sure ;)
And when it's stored outside like that rust was to be expected tbh
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
"Metal strip of new england" in franklin street? ...

"Metal strip of new england" in franklin street?

Well Worcester,MA is correct, right?
you're not in the UK (original Worcester)
or down in South Africa, right? (some other clone worcester)
...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 02-16-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 33
Posted By itsid
Hi.. amazing you got a Dingo.. I tried to find...

Hi..
amazing you got a Dingo.. I tried to find one and the only one that showed up at the time was so dramatically overpriced (1k€)
that I just left it where it was :D

Welcome aboard btw.
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By itsid
gokartsupply.com is a trustworthy website for all...

gokartsupply.com is a trustworthy website for all I know..
never heard anyone complaining about them
unlike BMI where I constantly hear "they rip you off on shipping", so you need to call in order...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
engine seems to be legit (i'd trust the sticker...

engine seems to be legit (i'd trust the sticker for now)


that rust needs carefull treatment...

IMHO take it all apart to the last nut and bolt,
and find an car restoration shop whichoffers...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-16-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 107
Posted By itsid
with a nine tooth TC sprocket you'll need a 74T...

with a nine tooth TC sprocket you'll need a 74T axle sprocket (WITH a 7" driven!)
for 22" rear wheels

11 teeth less than you'd need for a 6" driven (85 Teeth on the axle sprocket)

So no, you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-15-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 107
Posted By itsid
well preload is ALWAYS one valley on the cam ...

well preload is ALWAYS one valley on the cam
those are 120 apart.. so neither 90 (quarter turn) nor 180 (half a turn)
is actually a good rule of thumb;
it's dead center in between (120 one...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-15-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By itsid
I was told a rotary tool is the wrong tool for...

I was told a rotary tool is the wrong tool for that job..
since all marks end up perpendicular to the flow,
while they should be parallel to the flow,
that's why pulling/pushing steel wool (or...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-15-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
that linkage is original (being part of the...

that linkage is original (being part of the rearmount),
it eases the swap I was talking about earlier..
just disconnect the right side link, swap, and go

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-15-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 284
Posted By itsid
"original tank is original.." what are you...

"original tank is original.."
what are you asking?

"get that kart already.." is what I'm thinking since your first post;
but that's not what you mean, right ;)

'sid
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-15-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By itsid
laminar flow is a totally awesome thing, and...

laminar flow is a totally awesome thing,
and extremely hard (next to impossible really) to achieve..
the venturi in the carb alone almost prohibits that btw.
in order to align all flowing...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-15-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 115
Posted By itsid
yes I know they are 13S just as your...

yes I know they are 13S

just as your charger is

BUT

since chargers for up to 14S are just more common
than ones that can charge up to 13S
And the important bit I think you are asking for
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-14-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By itsid
uhhhh now.. where to get a Barbie sticker these...

uhhhh now.. where to get a Barbie sticker these days? :eek:

'sid

PS I was just kidding.. but now I kinda like it.. +1 vote for "Fun" :D
Forum: Engines & Clutches 02-14-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By itsid
a hair too glossy for my taste.. I'd roughen...

a hair too glossy for my taste..

I'd roughen the surface up again
some rather coarse steel wool pulled through until slightly dull

while one cannot achieve a perfect shark skin texture in the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By itsid
we've had that exact discussion just a week ago.....

we've had that exact discussion just a week ago..
and I stand by what I said: more diameter == more better!

and hollow isn't at all important, the diameter counts most

you wouldn't build a...
Forum: Electric Projects 02-14-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 115
Posted By itsid
oh they do.. it's the "S"-es they list.. 14S...

oh they do.. it's the "S"-es they list..
14S capable is what you'll need (that'd be a 58.8V charger)
an S denotes the number of cells in series (hence the letter)
a cell has 3.7V nominal and a...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 02-14-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 265
Posted By itsid
Ahh yes I misunderstood, sorry usually not...

Ahh yes I misunderstood, sorry

usually not much of a risk, no
increased wear and suboptimal parts (preworn and wallowed out engine)
can cause a failure you would otherwise have to expect much...
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