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The ratchet system starter definitely has a cooler vintage look to it, but at high RPM the cup style is much more reliable. I've pried open one of these ratchet clutches, and trust me, the bearings in there do NOT want to be bouncing around at high RPM.
Or one can just take the recoil starter off altogether and get the racing look!
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No way I rather have the pull start I think it looks cooler
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New to site and new to GO-karts Just found two Streaker d-680 2 seater karts with 6 h.p engines. Well 1 and a half second one is missing quite a few parts. Does anyone have an literature on these things? Cant seem to find any on the old google machine.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also if i shouldnt post this here does anyone have a link to a better thread for this?
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I'm afraid Ken bars aren't as common as a manco and are not very well known compared to say a manco. We are going to need pictures to tell you stuff about them
Hit the "go advanced" button and add pic there
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If you start your own thread and fill ot with lots of pics of your go karts, I'm sure someone can help you.
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Yea, start a thread dedicated specific to your kart model, folks with info and opinions will chime in. This thread was made by me to put up pics of what I was doing with my karts and have some fun along the way without being too serious. As I write this I am at the Dothan Surgery Center waiting to be called back for a procedure so I haven't done anything in the past few days to my karts.
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Yea, start a thread dedicated specific to your kart model, folks with info and opinions will chime in. This thread was made by me to put up pics of what I was doing with my karts and have some fun along the way without being too serious. As I write this I am at the Dothan Surgery Center waiting to be called back for a procedure so I haven't done anything in the past few days to my karts.
I hope nothing too serious?
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Thanks guys. Several months of chest pains leading up to this. A few trips to the Emergency room thinking I was having a heart attack. I've already had a heart stress test and it showed no damages and my heart is in good health. So now with continuing pains and shortness of breath I am trying to determine what is the issue. So yesterday I went for an EGD. The doc looked into my stomach and did find some damage and a polyp. So I am now waiting for results on the biopsies to determine next course of action. I already have another procedure lined up to determine if I am suffering from esophageal spasms...which doesn't sound fun either. I would never have guessed that stomach issues could cause pains that mimic something such as a heart attack but the way I am hurting from yesterday's procedure right now I absolutely believe it. But that's what I know now which is a bit more than the day before. I just want the chest pains to stop.
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Pet your dog.
It's science.

But seriously, studies have shown that petting a dog lowers blood pressure.
Hope it all turns out OK.
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Pet your dog.
It's science.

But seriously, studies have shown that petting a dog lowers blood pressure.
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Yea, he gets plenty of petting.

Too many years of working on aircraft.

Professional aircraft mechanics have the odds stacked against us.

Chemicals, environmental hazards, heavy metals, and work related stress...seen too many folks check out from cancer and heart attacks.

Been on this contract for 20 years and unfortunately thanks to the union dipping into our pension fund I'll have to work another 20 before I can retire... I'll never make it.

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Go kart horn?
135db. Got it to throw on my yota. Recall on a knife from Hasard Fraught.
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Go kart horn?
135db. Got it to throw on my yota. Recall on a knife from Hasard Fraught.

eBay special just like it on my truck. I don't think it's as loud as advertised. But way loud on a kart I think.
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got it from HF, 7$ with the 20% and the 5$ from the recall. so like 12 without it.
tempted to get the 3 horn one too... should be 15 or so.
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I got 70$ for parts to fix my Kenbar from selling a manco mini bike 20$ drive tire 15 front inner tube that’s 35 and 35 left for wheel bearings for another kart and throttle parts for my 5hp Briggs on the kenbar while I’m out I may stop at harbor freight for tools and maybe some wheels for a low speed go kart for my brother or a small trailer for either my mower or go kart. Or pulleys for my riding mower to go fast
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Wife went thru same symptoms...a friend said I had same thing it was my gall bladder, wife told dr. And yup a big azz stone, they removed gall bladder 6 weeks ago and no symptoms since ( to add they both had inconsistent bowels ) pm me if I can get more details
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Wife went thru same symptoms...a friend said I had same thing it was my gall bladder, wife told dr. And yup a big azz stone, they removed gall bladder 6 weeks ago and no symptoms since ( to add they both had inconsistent bowels ) pm me if I can get more details
Been there done that...gall bladder removed years ago.

Today started out rough. I guess I should have stayed home yesterday like I was told to but I went to work anyway. Paid for it this morning.

Got home had to take one of the puppies to the vet. Well drove my wife and her puppy over, me and Rocky waited outside in the truck.

When I got home there was a carburetor in the mailbox for my hedge trimmer. So I installed that real quick like and got that thing back up and running. Now if my chainsaw carburetor will only get here I'll be in business.

I had a hedge trimmer, chainsaw, and a weed eater laying in the bed of my truck. It was about 105 degrees that day. The weed eater was empty but the other tools were full of fuel. I wasn't thinking, the high temps and bright sun shining down on the fuel tanks caused the diaphragms to rupture in the carbs. Oh well.

Lesson learned.

Fixed my future daughter-in-law's car as well.

So after that I decided to haul the sled out of the garage for a few minutes. I never ride it anymore. But it had cooled down some...and was entirely too quiet out!

Sometimes a little 2 wheel therapy is just the thing!

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