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You are not getting more power, just higher max RPM.
Engine wear will increase a bit, but if you maintain it and don't hold it at max RPM too long, it should still last a long time.
Even if you get a bigger engine, it will still be governed, so you will have a similar top speed, it'll just get there a lot faster.
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You are not getting more power, just higher max RPM.
Engine wear will increase a bit, but if you maintain it and don't hold it at max RPM too long, it should still last a long time.
Even if you get a bigger engine, it will still be governed, so you will have a similar top speed, it'll just get there a lot faster.
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rippin a donut and the chain popped off. It got caught and bent out of wack. Time to buy a new roller chain. AND SO IT BEGINS !
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New roller chain, new tc, spare kevlar belt. New carburetor is next but now it's time to take this thing up north to the trails.
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Old 07-16-2019, 09:04 AM
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One time before I shortened my chain, I was doing a pavement 180 and lost the chain.
I found the chain and the piece of the master link that had the pins, but neither of the pieces to hold it in.
So I put the master link pin piece back in a carefully drove it home, got one of my spare master links, and went back at it! Didn't do any more 180s 'till I shortened the chain, though.
Why'd ya get a new TC?
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I needed new springs. The only way to have them in time was to order a new tc via Amazonl. Never hurts to have a spare anyway .
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Ahh, so you got it for parts, in essence.
I see. In my perfect world I'd have multiple spares of just about every part, but alas, not so.
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Yes. I love this buggy/kart and plan on many more. I may get a whole fleet of them. I'm a big kid at heart so this is perfect.

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Selling or trading the 8' pool table in the garage...need room for more buggy karts.
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Old 07-16-2019, 01:14 PM
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Ehh, I've always sucked at pool anyway.
Mini buggies are better!
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I need to get my dingo together, need to hit some trails somewhere lol. I don't know about anywhere near here that I actually can though.
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I actually have to trailer it up and drive for a few hours for some good trails.
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Had a blast ! The 6hp tecumseh had enough power to blaze the wife and I through the trails(we both very light). O still want a bit more power for the hills.
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Yes. I love this buggy/kart and plan on many more. I may get a whole fleet of them. I'm a big kid at heart so this is perfect.

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Selling or trading the 8' pool table in the garage...need room for more buggy karts.


Get a welder and a grinder with lots of grinding wheels. I'm going to do a few home-made kart frames, maybe a mini bike or two. I keep getting engines given to me so I'll put them to use as I can. I've seen some fun stuff from scratch!
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Yes. I love this buggy/kart and plan on many more. I may get a whole fleet of them. I'm a big kid at heart so this is perfect.

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Selling or trading the 8' pool table in the garage...need room for more buggy karts.
Dang, kind of wish I didn't live in an apartment, I love pool. Granted I only win because I play sloppy lol. Does it have pockets or a central ball return?
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Yes,both.
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Old 08-17-2019, 06:23 AM
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I picked up this one for $300. Disc brakes,10hp engine,electric start and runs like a dream.

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Old 08-17-2019, 06:26 AM
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Nice Spiderbox GX150(I believe).
That's a KILLER deal for $300!
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This thing is soo much nicer then my other yerf dog. Electric start,disc brakes, 10hp engine, more comfortable seats(I added 4 point harness). Only problem is a broken spindle on the first ride (d'oh). I'll weld it back or buy new depending on time.
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