Vintage modern Kart Build

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Well explaining this in detail could take a bit, so I’ll give you my short version. First the simple karts that I’ve built for grand kids are driven on dirt and sandy roads, there is no camber or caster or suspension built in. second I like using the china 110cc motors which seems to make a little more torque and power, so in the dirt I seen the kart are sideways most of the time, its fun when you can drift corners anyway moved to parallel steering with slight toe out, made front wheel base wider you know the normal steps for this. so with anti ackermann the tire slip angle on outside wheel on my carts was greatly helping control the *** end come around in turns. There a lot of info on this subject and arguments to be made along with it. But its fun to experiment and learn new things I do a lot of reading and by no means an automotive engineer, anyway thanks love the feed back on the Kart.
Um...I asked about your comment "Taking formula 1 to the dirt"

Thank you for your response :thumbsup:
...but, I don't understand it :huh:

Formula 1 don't run on/in dirt
I don't remember them being "sideways most of the time"
The front wheel "track" is usually narrower, than the rear, not wider

I'm not tryin' ta give you a hard time :devil2:
...just tryin' to understand this "different concept" ;)
 

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Yes the rack is just sitting there for mock up location for brackets. Formula 1 is were i first learned about anti ackermann. the formula 1 to the dirt is me being facetious.
 
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So made some sprockets in onshape for jack-shaft also finished steering. Now mocking up motor mount, jack-shaft mount and brake mounts. Will be designing for the next couple days.
 

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Alright work keeping me busy but managed to make and tack up mounts.
 

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