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    karl replied to the thread Divorced Gearbox 4 speed Manual.
    Ill trade for your new/old fancy kart :drool5: Totally, finally getting used for something good :thumbsup:
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    karl reacted to JTSpeedDemon's post in the thread Divorced Gearbox 4 speed Manual with Like Like.
    Ohhhh the JEALOUSY!! :eek: Maybe there is something good about those Chinese hunks of junk!
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    karl replied to the thread Dingo's Offroad Mower Build.
    They are quite forgiving , my conversion spent the majority of it's run time at valve float. But yeah, heavy cast iron , better be...
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    karl replied to the thread Race Kart Refurb | New Project!.
    Seems like you had fun, nice kart!
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    Had this mosquito fogger 125cc china engine cracked open for over a year. Finally dids it. Removed all the unnecessary junk, torched...
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    karl replied to the thread Tav40 not working.
    Well, if the drive is really 10t, with a 54t rear sprocket , you have a 5.4 to 1 gear ratio That , will give you, at a governed speed...
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    karl replied to the thread Tav40 not working.
    Ok, interesting design choice. Never seen a knockoff 40 series Comet with a thinner drive belt by choice. In that case, the powered...
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    karl replied to the thread Tav40 not working.
    The details make a difference. For your rig @3600rpm 10t=40mph 12t=48mph 14t=56mph, for sure to burn up belts , even when set up...
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    karl replied to the thread Tav40 not working.
    I would look into why you have to use a 30 series belt to make it work, and get a count on that front sprocket. And is the belt...
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    karl replied to the thread Tav40 not working.
    It that a 3/4 belt? That looks skinny or burned down. Both your moving sheaves are on the same side, This is what sid was trying to...
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    Is this a challenge? Id just simplify and make wood flip flops, and flintstone it. Im sure the spindles can be sourced from the right...
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    karl replied to the thread Gaming Chitchat.
    At least when there was one locally, around 5 years ago, so much good stuff got thrown out. Seems like lots of people just buy a new...
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    No sir that's too heavy for the 100mph goal, balsa frame. I was talking the heatshrink wrapping for model airplanes, aerodynamics and...
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    Balsa wood and monokote are the preferred construction materials.
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    Here's 20 pages. Plenty. https://www.diygokarts.com/community/threads/budget-wooden-go-kart.43223/ Even if the Pic is fake or not...
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