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Old 08-12-2010, 07:14 PM
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Default Dredged up this video of my first kart

The 4hp cast iron Tecumseh 2-stroke, straight piped, belt tensioner clutched, governor bypassed, etc. kart!



How it sits now after I burst both rear tyres.





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Old 08-12-2010, 07:26 PM
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Looks pretty fast!
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:33 PM
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Holy crap that does look fast!!
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Thanks guys, it was pretty quick but the acceleration was not that great. It was fun while it lasted.
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Yeah gotta love the square tube exhaust pipe and the office chair seat!

Sweet!
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Thanks Bill, the office seat is really comfy and actually has sides which keep you in. It works great!

Anyone here going to own up to being "FastClones" who's trolling my video, telling me I don't know what a governor is, and saying that no 2-strokes have governors? (a very broad claim which only needs 1 counter-example, which I have, to prove it wrong)



That piece of stranded copper wire used to be a spring, which the hand operated throttle pulled on. Inside the flywheel housing there there is a sort of flap which is moved by air thrown off the flywheel. This operated a 90 degree bellcrank which was mounted on that bracked above the throttle plate in the picture. From the bellcrank there was a lever straight to one of the holes in the throttle plate.
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That guy is retarded. "um well my blaster doesn't have a governor so fvck you".

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