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    Barn Find BKS Grasshopper Rebuild

    Since my tires are 15x6-6 I was planning on using a TAV on this cart instead of a centrifugal clutch. From factory it was a smaller 5 horse and a centri-clutch with the same size tires. I've got two questions: Any guesses on how the smaller engine and clutch setup was able to run this tire...
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    Barn Find BKS Grasshopper Rebuild

    Thank you! I’ll have a talk with my front end guy and see if I can figure out what happened there..
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    Barn Find BKS Grasshopper Rebuild

    Update!! New steering wheel, tie rods straightened and polished, wheels are painted, new tires mounted. I’m still debating on the seat and I’m going to have to move the motor to the other side to have room for a torque converter.
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    How do i keep my frames (square tube) from warping when i weld them?

    Warping happens when too much heat is applied in one spot at one time, and then that spot cools and contracts. When you're working with smaller/ thinner gauge material you'll want to turn the heat down on the welder so not as much heat is displaced into the steel. You did good following the...
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    Barn Find BKS Grasshopper Rebuild

    GPS & BMI Karts & OMB Warehouse & Amazon is where I've been gathering my parts from. You'll be able to find the brakes and pedals you need from one of those (stay away from the cheapo Amazon parts.) I haven't found a seat cover that I feel is close enough in measurements to order, yet.
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    Barn Find BKS Grasshopper Rebuild

    Frame length measures just shy of 67 inches and the axle is 38 inches, without the axle widest point is 28 inches.
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    Barn Find BKS Grasshopper Rebuild

    Hey All. This isn't my first rebuild but it'll be the first project that I attempt to log progress on. I picked this roller up local and pretty cheap, didn't know anything about the kart brand until I did some research on here about it. Thankfully the stickers were still intact so I was able to...
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    BKS Grasshopper Seat Cover

    Yeah, my measurements points are a little different from the seat covers so I will definitely measure my seat to double triple check before ordering anything. My OP was hoping somebody had a BKS seat and had to replace the cover before.
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    BKS Grasshopper Seat Cover

    Found one that's looking like a close fit. I'd like to find a cover that would fit this seat because if I go to get a seat cover custom made it would end up being close to the same price to buy a same style seat and cover paired together.
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    BKS Grasshopper Seat Cover

    Hey, I've been looking all over from BMI to Ebay to what seems like the ends of the internet and I cannot seem to find this style of seats cover. Pics attached. Any help in finding a reprod. of or another seat cover that would work in this ones place would be fantastic. The fabric on this one is...
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    New Guy, Hello!

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    New Guy, Hello!

    The green kart was 2017, red/gray was 2018, off and on since then because I had a RzR and dune buggy but they all had similar go kart related parts in some way shape or form.
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    New Guy, Hello!

    Hello from KCMO, first time poster long time researcher. I recently bought a rolling frame to an old BKS grasshopper and will be doing a rebuild with a 6.5 clone on it. I've rebuilt two karts prior to this, one being a Murray explorer and the other an off-road buggy with a 13HP predator on it...
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