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Old 09-17-2019, 08:00 PM
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Hey guys Iím building a go kart out of a little tykes race car bed and have a video up on you tube and would love any advice I can get!!
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Old 09-17-2019, 10:04 PM
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all right, I'm in...subscribed, clicked the bell...you're going for triple digits? I'm good with that. Send me your personal info if it's all good I wanna invest in a small policy at least until you survive that 100 mph run (I can already see the blue plastic tearing off the frame )

I had a Honda Shadow with a 600 VLX Deluxe and I could only squeeze 105 out of it. But, I wanna think it only had a 4 speed gearbox on it and I was living in Oklahoma at the time in the mid 90s...very hot out there...

I really wanna see where you are going with that thing though. I wouldn't say it's my thing. But I do like your no holds barred approach!

A word of advice if you use a split aluminum sprocket like a 400 series type. I recently got one from GPS... If it is just even a minute amount off it will wear every other tooth on the sprocket. I must have only been just a few thousandths off on mine...but there it was...and considering the amount of power and torque you have with that engine it wont take but a second for you to munch an expensive sprocket.

LOL, I can't wait! Just don't let your little girl drive that dam thing!!!

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Old 09-17-2019, 10:30 PM
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Lmao!!!! Don’t worry about my little girl this ones for me!! Thanks for the support and the heads up on a sprocket!! Hope you enjoy the build it’s definitely gonna be a learning experience for me but when I was little I always wanted a cool go kart so I guess I’m finally getting around to it!! I know 100 might be a little hard to achieve but shoot for the stars right!
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Old 09-17-2019, 11:23 PM
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I’m liking it. Subscribed as well. If you aren’t aware grindhardplumbing does some pretty serious “toy” builds. Might give you some inspirational ideas.
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Old 09-17-2019, 11:34 PM
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Lmao!!!! Donít worry about my little girl this ones for me!! Thanks for the support and the heads up on a sprocket!! Hope you enjoy the build itís definitely gonna be a learning experience for me but when I was little I always wanted a cool go kart so I guess Iím finally getting around to it!! I know 100 might be a little hard to achieve but shoot for the stars right!
You know I gotta mess with you a little bit...all in good fun...like I said on your tube...I'm in!
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Old 09-18-2019, 06:23 AM
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Yeah Iíve definitely watched a lot of ghpc! Those guys are pretty awesome! Hoping to meet up and do some riding with them when all is said and done! The channel Motoblur that Iím building with knows them and they are the whole reason he started the bed!! Any support is great and all the **** giving is accepted with a grin on my face so keep it comin!!

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Yeah Iíve definitely watched a lot of ghpc! Those guys are pretty awesome! Hoping to meet up and do some riding with them when all is said and done! The channel Motoblur that Iím building with knows them and they are the whole reason he started the bed!! Any support is great and all the **** giving is accepted with a grin on my face so keep it comin!!
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Whats the wheel base of the toddler bed i wanna know because i need a body for my ken bar. So when my buddy wrecks into me the frame doesnt get hurt more than it has
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Old 09-18-2019, 08:14 AM
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So what did you pull your engine off of? What gearbox? Is it a 4, 5, or did you luck out and find one with a 6 speed box?
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Old 09-18-2019, 08:46 AM
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I’ll check the wheel base when I get home but I wanna say it’s about 3 1/2 maybe 4 but I’ll check tonight for an exact number as for the motor it’s off an 87 Honda vt500c and it does have a six speed
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My ken bar is getting a body soon because im tired of getting wrecked into and beating the frame to death
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Hopefully a 50 dollar toddler bed will solve your problem!!
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Hey, but go-kart, try making a body out of paper mache (Like the build break repeat). Not that I think this would not last long at all, but I just want to see it done. It might be fun, plus, it's basically free. Just an idea.
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Hey, but go-kart, try making a body out of paper mache (Like the build break repeat). Not that I think this would not last long at all, but I just want to see it done. It might be fun, plus, it's basically free. Just an idea.
good idea i tried card board and it just fell off so i can try paper mache most likely im doing a power wheels body unless a toddler bed is the perfect wheel base
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Old 09-18-2019, 02:42 PM
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I know the wheel base is longer than a power wheels just not sure how much longer and the toddler bed would probably be cheaper but you definitely have a lot more design options with a power wheels as for the paper mache im gonna need to go watch bbr and see how that works out!
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Old 09-18-2019, 03:59 PM
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Look for the latest Patty Wagon video.
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Old 09-18-2019, 06:07 PM
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Wheel base is about 37 in
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Is that from front tire edge to back tire edge i gotta mesure mine tommrow
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Saw ya subscribed mr. Diy, so I also subbed.
New video coming tomorrow in fact, just transferred the file to this laptop.
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Awesome! Thanks for the sub! I’ll watch for the new video and 37 in is center to center on the wheels front to back
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Thanks dude ill measure my ken bar tommrow to see if it would fit
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