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Old 02-03-2015, 07:38 AM
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I will be posting videos and progress with this engine on my youtube channel as this is a specialized project that not everyone would be interested in.
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Hmmmm.....a Rotax 277 powered Poboy can crusher????
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I will be posting videos and progress with this engine on my youtube channel as this is a specialized project that not everyone would be interested in.
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I'll be watching

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channel added to my bookmarks.

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Great Sid! I am going to make some videos of engine work and enhancements and porting and I will be logging them on my channel along with Desert kart racing both daytime and nighttime races,along with more expansion chamber building and I will have my wife's kart on there and I am going to build a shifter kart and I am going to use one of my KTM race bike engines on it,a 540 four stroke that I used for Desert racing that I have done some trick engine mods to it and it pulls like a freight train on nitrous oxide!
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Old 02-03-2015, 06:04 PM
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And I am going to watch them all...
Maybe I can learn a few things

And while I like videos, and I'm perfectly able to sit and stare at yt vids for hours,
it's a bit sad, that you don't intend to post them up here as well.
Since the one thing I do not like on yt is their comment system...
too many trolls, absurd sorting mechanics, and overall annoyingly bad.

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Old 02-03-2015, 06:26 PM
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And I am going to watch them all...
Maybe I can learn a few things

And while I like videos, and I'm perfectly able to sit and stare at yt vids for hours,
it's a bit sad, that you don't intend to post them up here as well.
Since the one thing I do not like on yt is their comment system...
too many trolls, absurd sorting mechanics, and overall annoyingly bad.

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Well if you like them then you can post them here because I am a man of my word and everything I say I am going to do I do as you will see in time. Wait until you see our starter cannon for the races.
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Old 02-03-2015, 06:30 PM
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As far as trolls go, I weed them out, there are indeed some weirdos in the world for sure! And there are a lot of "You should have done this or you should have done that" OK mister brain you show me what you have done or what you have! I know what you are talking about for sure.
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And I am going to watch them all...
Maybe I can learn a few things

And while I like videos, and I'm perfectly able to sit and stare at yt vids for hours,
it's a bit sad, that you don't intend to post them up here as well.
Since the one thing I do not like on yt is their comment system...
too many trolls, absurd sorting mechanics, and overall annoyingly bad.

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Did you forget I was HERE?????
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Old 02-03-2015, 07:08 PM
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Never My Friend! If you were asking me!
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Old 02-07-2015, 04:48 PM
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I have five gallons of 91 octane fuel mixed 25:1 with Maxima K2 oil and 4 brand new tires installed on the kart.I am heading out in the morning to the lakebed to set up a course to torture test this engine.
The temps are going to be mid sixties and by the end of the day I more than likely will have burnt the brand new tires up.I will be setting up a course with tight and open sections in order to see how well this engine works in the dirt.
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Old 02-07-2015, 05:01 PM
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Dynamite! That oughta be a riot. A dry lakebed really does sound like the ideal place to shake something down. One day, I would like to experience that in person.
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Old 02-07-2015, 05:11 PM
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Dynamite! That oughta be a riot. A dry lakebed really does sound like the ideal place to shake something down. One day, I would like to experience that in person.
Well if you ever make it to my location let me know and I will hook you up! You might just have a blast!
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Old 02-08-2015, 09:28 PM
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I ran five gallons of fuel through this engine today as hard as I could run it and it never missed a beat. My best lap times were when I drove smooth and took advantage of the new powerband that the engine has now. Not too bad for a engine that is intended for use in a utility snowmobile.Kinda like putting lipstick on a pig.
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well if that's putting lipstick on a pig... I'd kiss that pig

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Good to see ya back!
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Yup...it looks like the kart is working
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Yup...it looks like the kart is working
Thanks! I am really happy with it now.
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Old 02-10-2015, 11:08 AM
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This is a 20 gram hollow slug weight inside this wrist pin that I have made for another engine of mine that needed the piston weight to what it was before machining the windows in the skirt.
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Old 02-10-2015, 11:43 AM
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This is a 20 gram hollow slug weight inside this wrist pin that I have made for another engine of mine that needed the piston weight to what it was before machining the windows in the skirt.
Wow....that's a good idea! !! Genius really! !!!...... No machining needed really....and.....almost zero chance of it going anywhere it can do any damage.....

You continue to impress my friend! !!
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Well I don't know about genius my friend by any means! I made this slug as to have a .002 press fit and I have three small grooves in the outside diameter that are filled with 638 Loctite retainer compound and I have the slug pressed dead center in the wrist pin and I made sure that the wrist pin diameter did not swell as to cause a problem. This would be easier than balancing the crank for the reduction in piston weight if it were to cause a problem.
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