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Old 08-13-2019, 02:06 PM
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Built the red truck for my children on the south coast of England 30 years ago. Now restyling to suit trophy truck for my 4 grandchildren - all boys Still living on the south coast. We also have a go cart
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Old 08-13-2019, 02:08 PM
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Don't know why pic was upside down - trying again
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Old 08-13-2019, 03:11 PM
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Old 08-13-2019, 05:04 PM
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go cart is fun
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Old 08-13-2019, 05:22 PM
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Very cool. Are you planning on doing it up with suspension or keeping it as a stiff frame?
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Old 08-14-2019, 01:20 AM
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I like the body on the red gokart! Welcome
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Old 08-14-2019, 03:15 AM
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Hi Am starting with solid frame as per the original to get the grandchildren use to driving but have made the bodywork wide enough at the back and front to have full suspension.
Got to get all the moulds done first - get it up and running as per the original then start on long travel suspension. It worked quite well at the beach without suspension as the spring rate of the tires is so high. It is fitted with a diff.
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Old 08-14-2019, 03:26 AM
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Hi Rd go cart was great fun at beach. fitted with a 6hp engine Comet drive and a diff. Sand fly's up in your face - but built one with mudguards
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