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Old 02-13-2020, 07:24 AM
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On part of the roll cage of my 1996 path winder gokart, there is a sticker that says "for ornamental purposes only." I am able to hit about 40mph so is it safe to do that?

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Old 02-13-2020, 07:39 AM
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My 212 hemi high performance kenbar streaker pacesetter goes 45 or so it used to have a flat tire but i still drove it
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It's not a roll cage, its more like a brush guard. So if you flip, the "roll cage" is going to crumble.
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Old 02-13-2020, 09:02 AM
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The best safety is to wear a DOT approved helmet and observe safe driving habits.

Personally I tend to steer away from things with a roll cage-I MEAN, *cough* brush guard.

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Old 02-13-2020, 11:13 AM
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is this a DOT approved helmet? https://www.google.com/search?q=OLD+...XU_BfUtaGrTM3M
Thankfully my "brush guard" did not crumble when it rolled during the summer.
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My 212 hemi high performance kenbar streaker pacesetter goes 45 or so it used to have a flat tire but i still drove it
It would do 45 with a flat tire?
Imagine how fast you could go with it aired up!
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It would do 45 with a flat tire?
Imagine how fast you could go with it aired up!
No it used to do mabey 38 with a flat while having a backed out screw. and now it has a good innertube and a half backed out screw, and no matter what its balls to the walls on this kart. i also wear a "nitro circus" helmet for a bike themed after a dirtbike helmet. Also karl had a 420cc 1 wheel drive kart lol. Plenty safe

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is this a DOT approved helmet? https://www.google.com/search?q=OLD+...XU_BfUtaGrTM3M
Thankfully my "brush guard" did not crumble when it rolled during the summer.
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you watch nitro circus too? cool! but they do some dumb stuff.
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