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Old 08-06-2016, 05:56 PM
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Hi does anyone know or have instructions on installing a ninja engine on a hammerhead cart? I'm very new at this, I have access to the engine but don't k ow were to begin.

Anyone have thoughts on were I may find some details?
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Old 08-06-2016, 06:06 PM
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Got a link to specs of said engine?
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No it is sitting in a box I believe it's a ninja 250but not 100%
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Would it be a Kawasaki power plant?
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Ok... What about the kart... Got pics of that...
Aswell, where abouts are you located...
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Its a Kawasaki, I want to put it on a hammerhead gts go cart
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Will require some serious high end fabricating skills.
Someone else will chime in.
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Can we see the kart in question....
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http://www.hammerheadoffroad.com/product/gts-150/
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I've done a few swaps with ninja 250 motors. Do you have all the parts necessary to run the engine? Carbs, pipes, mufflers, wire harness, cdi, fuse block, dash, radiator?

You need to mount the engine the same way it way in the bike, meaning that you have to fab all 3 engine mounts in your frame or you could use the frame of the bike and chop it up so you just have the engine cradle to mount to the frame.

Once motor is mounted you have to hook up all of the wiring securely and add a radiator, air filter, build mounts for the exhaust. Then you will need to add a clutch pedal or lever and a shifter lever and linkage to the kart.

There is a lot involved in a swap like this, but it is doable without a machine shop or tools more expensive than a welder.

All of my work till a few weeks ago was done with a 230v lincoln tombstone welder, until I got a lincoln mig welder recently. You will need a angle grinder, welder, and a variety of hand tools and clamps.

Hope this post was informative. Post pictures of the engine and I can probably ID it for you. Also if you tell us your location, maybe a local member could help you out.
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Sounds easy enough!
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Sounds easy enough!
I won't say that its easy, but it really depends on your level of experience to define how hard it will be. I've done the same swap twice, and still wouldn't say I'm too comfortable with it; however, my second swap went much better than the first.
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Sounds easy enough!
Sorry
I forgot this.
What I meant was probably not the project for a guy that self proclaimed:
"I'm very new at this, but don't know were to begin."
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Yeah this will be a hard task for someone who doesn't even know where to start. I'm wondering if the kart runs as is, because the hammerhead is already a pretty decent buggy IMO.
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My #1 suggestion is pick a different user name; using your email address is just asking for trouble...
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Shhhh. I was gonna SPAM him later.
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