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Old 04-03-2019, 06:48 AM
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What do you think the top speed of a 415
With a 2.5hp Briggs and Stratton is?
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Old 04-03-2019, 07:06 AM
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What do you think the top speed of a 415
With a 2.5hp Briggs and Stratton is?
With a 2.5? Not much at all I'm afraid. It all depends on what gearing it has. It will have to be geared real low with that small engine, and that will naturally mean that it is going to be real slow too
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Those karts shipped with either 5 or 6.5 HP engines along with 12 tooth clutches and 80 tooth drive sprockets. That combination should give you at least 25 MPH. Your 2.5 HP engine isn't going to do much for you. If you haven't bought the kart yet offer $50.00 less than what they're asking and put the difference toward a bigger engine.
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Those karts shipped with either 5 or 6.5 HP engines along with 12 tooth clutches and 80 tooth drive sprockets. That combination should give you at least 25 MPH. Your 2.5 HP engine isn't going to do much for you. If you haven't bought the kart yet offer $50.00 less than what they're asking and put the difference toward a bigger engine.
Yeah I will eventually
Swap it for a predictor 212

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If you had to guess how fast would you say with the 2.5
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10 mph on the optimistic side?
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10 mph on the optimistic side?
It be used at the airport so that should be fast enough till I upgrade to the 212
How hard is it to swap the engine?
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5 bolts (4 mounting, 1 clutch), plus switching the throttle over, and you'll need a 3/4" clutch, a 2.5 horse likely has a 5/8" shaft.
The exact clutch that you'll need will be determined by the type of chain used, 1/2" pitch (40, 41, 420) or 3/8" pitch (35).
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5 bolts (4 mounting, 1 clutch), plus switching the throttle over, and you'll need a 3/4" clutch, a 2.5 horse likely has a 5/8" shaft.
The exact clutch that you'll need will be determined by the type of chain used, 1/2" pitch (40, 41, 420) or 3/8" pitch (35).
How much should the total cost be not including the engine?
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Without:
Probably in the region of $20-$40.
With a stock Predator:
About $120-$140.
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It’s rough right now but will be painting it army green
And cover seat with brown leather
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Itís rough right now but will be painting it army green
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5 bolts (4 mounting, 1 clutch), plus switching the throttle over, and you'll need a 3/4" clutch, a 2.5 horse likely has a 5/8" shaft.
The exact clutch that you'll need will be determined by the type of chain used, 1/2" pitch (40, 41, 420) or 3/8" pitch (35).
Could you just use the same clutch that is on the Briggs engine?
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Nope.
212s have a 3/4" shaft, like most small blocks.
And 3/4 is NOT equal to 5/8.
The reason why we all gave pretty vague top speed answers is simply lack of details.
We need pics, what's your gear ratio, how big are your tires, and what's the fully loaded weight?
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Nope.
212s have a 3/4" shaft, like most small blocks.
And 3/4 is NOT equal to 5/8.
The reason why we all gave pretty vague top speed answers is simply lack of details.
We need pics, what's your gear ratio, how big are your tires, and what's the fully loaded weight?
Yes sorry for the lack of details
I just picked it up yesterday
And have only really looked at it for
5 minutes and wonít see it again till
This weekend
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...wonít see it again till
This weekend
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I understand, I won't be able to work on my karts for a few weeks.
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