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Old 05-29-2007, 05:11 AM
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Default What holds the drive wheel?

I have been toying around with the idea of a gokart, and would most likely do onroad, so one wheel. I understand there is the wheel, attatched to a sprocket. There is then a chain from that to the clutch on the engine.

Could someone explain what the axle carrier looks like for the rear? I dont know exactly how I would lay it out on both sides.
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Old 05-29-2007, 10:54 AM
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basically on a funkart/road kart, you have something like 2 bolts welded perfectly on either end of a tube, and you that's your rear axle. then you put your rear wheel and brake asembly on one end and a free wheel on the other, attatch it to the frame, and there you are. atleast, that's what i'm doing.
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Old 05-29-2007, 03:58 PM
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yeah pretty much. that and a nut hold the wheel on the bolt.
http://www.diygokarts.com/kart-plans...ve-system.html
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