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Old 09-08-2019, 02:23 PM
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Hello, Just got on, I got a run down Klipper Kart Sidwinder to fix up and will have questions. Looks like a fun machine. The rear tires are shot and the drive mechanism is missing. It has a Tecumsa OHV 5hp engine. The Kart has been sitting outside long enough for grass to grow out of the seat.
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Old 09-08-2019, 04:36 PM
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The recoil is shot too, return spring either broke or unhooked. It's riveted together so meant to be replaceable. Don't want to spend cash on a motor that seems a bit low on compression so I put a little gas to it and roped it. Running on the 3rd try but not good, the fuel system is a mess from the filter inward. This stuff I can probably fix up so it's become worthwhile to get the motor going -since it will kick. The recoil, I can get.
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Old 09-08-2019, 11:07 PM
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Sounds like a good story, you hit the ground running. Klipper karts are solid and desirable.
Rarely is any kart engine worn out, they’re just neglected. Might need a valve job and a regular tuneup.


Start a thread in the main Go Kart Discussion forum and post lots of pics. We like pics.
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