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Old 12-26-2012, 07:43 AM
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Hello-My grandson & I went thru a 1987 Robron Go Kart /Rocket Roadster (yard kart) cleaning the carb and gas tank, putting on new rear tires & tubes, and re-greasding the wheel bearings. He loved getting his hands dirty & using wrenches. It was his first experience being able to drive something that was powered & he was thrilled.
That kart is now for sale & we are progressing to a 2006 Ultramax racing kart which will allow more speed & aggressive driving.
I've been lurking on this site for awhile & picked up some valuable information.
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:11 AM
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Welcome to the forum! Have you got any pics?
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Finally decided to join huh? Post up some pics
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I think it's great when the youngsters get in & get their hands dirty; so many kids these days are only interested in their electronic toys & game consoles. How old is your grandson?
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I'll echo the above sentiment. Welcome!
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My grandson is 17 years old. I will have to 'study up' on posting pictures.
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My grandson is 17 years old. I will have to 'study up' on posting pictures.
To aid him in his "studies."

Posting pics:
From a smartphone - http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=20169

From a Computer - http://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=736
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My grandson is 17 years old.
So, a late starter then A bit like my stepson; he was first to stack my daughters kart coz he didn't have a clue...
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It's never too late for bonding like that. I did a project with my grandfather (Man, I miss him) when I was in my early 20's and it is still a very fond memory.
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Here are 2 pics of our yard kart rebuild project. Thanks to MfgSupply for the parts we used to get it roadworthy.
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