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Old 01-30-2007, 06:28 PM
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I have an old snow blower, like a toro 21". that motor has pre mix, so it you could get clutch you could use that instead of chain saw engines. wouldnt that work, and if you wired it you could use the key to turn it off.
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Old 01-30-2007, 06:46 PM
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sure! but if the RPMs are different from a normal go kart engine (max 3600-4000) then you'll probably need a different clutch, or different clutch springs so that it locks up at a different RPM.
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I was jet shooting an idea, all those people and they chain saw motors, this i think would be easyest.
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heck yeah, anything horiztonal would work. For a snowblower, that might actually be the same engine as a garden tiller, and a go kart.
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alot of people think that chainsaw engines make alot of power, but not realy. in the old days some were pretty big and had alot of torque, but most now dont. i have a briggs two cycle snowblower engine we ran for years on a mini and it did well even though it wasnt supposed to be run in warm weather, we did anyway. it had a 5\8 shaft and i made a bushing to 3\4 and put a noram clutch on it cause you can get parts easy for changing the ingagement speed. you could use a jackshaft, and put the clutch there like i did on my bicycle mini. most two cycle engines dont care what way they are mounted, but sometimes the carburetor does!-phil
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