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Old 04-26-2019, 10:55 PM
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Hello to everyone just bought my son a tyrod iv i have no knowledge with gokarts and the engine is seized. Was hoping you guys can direct me to an engine that can replace it. Thank you. Engine it has right now is huasheng 5.5hp that's all I know of this engine
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Old 04-27-2019, 03:37 PM
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Definitely want to replace that cheapo chinese engine. Post some pics in another thread and tell us more!
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Old 04-29-2019, 06:34 AM
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the huasheng 5.5 is acording to the internet a 168F model

which -not coincidentally I assume- is the model number for the Lifan true clone as well
So your engine is a clone of a Honda GX200 (196cc nominal 5.5-6.5 horses depending on yom)

Buy any GX200 clone engine to replace yours and you will be fine.
just make sure it's the same size and style PTO
(we assume a 3/4" straight, keyed shaft)

Ducar and Lifan makes decent quality clones for example
(a third of the price of the real gx200)
same goes for rato (HF rebrands them as 'predator' if you have access to HF that is likely one of the cheapest options)

but if you have access to any industrial four stroke in the 200cc range
(say an old tecumseh, subaru, kohler, briggs and stratton or or or)
it will fit! (crankshaft PTO is all that maters here)
Since industrial engines are specifically made to be easily interchangeable.

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Cool thanks for the info I will look into this.
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I will be going with the predator 212 thank you guys
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Hey, you gotta go now. We are at our limit of Commie Cali's.

JK.....Welcome to the forum.
Teehee, it's a running joke with me and my older brother that he's a Californian, and I'm a Texan.
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