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Old 12-10-2012, 11:27 AM
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Yup, to regear you'd have to replace the axle sprocket with something like what you described.

Yes, torque converters (actually a Continuously-Variable Transmission, or CVT) is a wonderful thing, way better than just a centrifugal clutch.

How much of the old GY6 do you have? I'm still thinking that rebuilding / replacing it and going back to stock is going to be simpler than modifying the frame, converting, etc. Plus you'd have electric start which really is a great thing for a kart... (I'm also becoming more of a fan of the GY6 the more I drive this chinese atv...dang thing started right up this morning (25 degrees F) and runs like a champ every time!)