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Old 04-25-2007, 04:36 PM
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Hey Everyone.

So recently I have really wanted build a go kart, and I really only have a field with pretty thick grass So I wanted to build a kart like this.


But my father is thinking it would be cheaper to buy one, which is no fun.

So any one know the prices apx.? And the size/amount of hp I would need to run a Kart that size is a field?

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Old 04-25-2007, 05:15 PM
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me personally i think its cheaper to build one + you can make it custom and it will be stronger if you do it right
Old 04-26-2007, 01:21 AM
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the ones you buy can be OK, but generally are crappy. if you have a welder especially it's better to make your own. plus it's a great learning experience.

you can make make one for 400-800 bucks probably.
Old 04-26-2007, 12:22 PM
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You can get Honda Odyssey's for about 500-1000 depending on condition and how nice the seller is.

Many of the parts on it are good, and you could do some modifying and make it exponentially better.
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engine size is directly proportional to your weight, drive type, tire size, and expected speed.

a normal adult size male for best top end and climbing torque at least 10 hp IMO, it is a little overkill, but tall grass will bog you down, you should think about taller tires as well.

my hill climbing 4 speed w/ reverse buggy is just a hair over 500cc & 17 hp which is way overkill, but I want to keep up with 4 wheelers.
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