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Old 05-24-2019, 05:36 AM
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Been getting alot of driving time. Kid loves it. Also I was able to rig up some TIG filler wire as an easy way to adjust choke from the drivers seat, and I replaced the rear shocks for the 3rd and final time. These are 13-3/4" shocks from gopower sports. The previous 12" had a good rebound and sprint rate but 12" was too short and the gas tank was smacking the rear frame on big bumps. Now we can fly around the property with no worries.





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Old 05-25-2019, 07:09 PM
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1/2-20*

Its substantial now lol
Did I misread that? lol
Yeah, 1/2 sounds better.
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Old 06-10-2019, 05:36 AM
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Put a stage 1 kit on from gopowersports. Chopped up the exhaust pipe and then found a tractor muffler at the local tractor supply to help keep the volume reasonable. Took it for a quick spin the 15 minutes it was dry-ish Friday. Seems like it got a nice pickup in throttle response and overall power and the sound might be acceptable for the mrs! sounds good IMO. I will get a video soon.

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Old 06-11-2019, 01:09 AM
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Nice!! Don't forget to brace that exhaust. It will snap off if you don't
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Old 06-11-2019, 05:19 AM
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Nice!! Don't forget to brace that exhaust. It will snap off if you don't
Yeah I figured. Theres a threaded hole on the head casting from the old (intake?) that looks good.
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So small updates

Been trying out different lubricants for the drive part of the torque converter (recommended dry spray moly, dry spray PTFE, and now white lithium grease). I've found the dry sprays dont do squat and maybe last one ride. First ride with the white lithium and it has been so smooth and much more enjoyable. I realize its not what is recommended but I dont care at this point if dust is going to accumulate. The dry stuff just wasnt working and I would literally have to tear it down every few drives to reapply.

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Stage 1 kit on the kart has been nice (yes the muffler is braced hard to see it), really woke up the engine on the top end, and added a light in case any night riding is to be had. I really need to get some side mirrors on it so I can take it up the street and see what the top speed really is. Road is closed right now for construction so pretty safe at the moment.

Still have plans to add a basket to the back for storage, adding a better column to support the steering wheel shaft, and other small things.







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Old 09-09-2019, 01:16 AM
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This is a sweet build!! Thanks for the updates
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