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Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-27-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Mudstomper
What size tubes for 10.5" tires?

Hello!

So I've been running my trike and all was well until my tire went flat and the sleeve started to fall off.

My tire is 10.5 x 6 but the closest inner tube size I could get is a 13 x 6
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-11-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Mudstomper
Custom Brake

So I bought a 1" sleeve to go on to my axle. Then I used a 5" hole saw to cut a disc out of some scrap metal plating (maybe 3/16").

Then I used another hole saw to cut the middle out. I drilled 6...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-11-2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Mudstomper
The frame is finally ready for paint...

Some shots of the frame.

I went with 1/16" tubing. I added gussets to the edges and some re-enforcing where I thought it needed it.

The frame weighs 34 lbs.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-11-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Mudstomper
Thanks Brionator! I'll consider that but there's...

Thanks Brionator! I'll consider that but there's something about the feel of a foot throttle that says, "I'm racing"! A thumb throttle doesn't have the same "feel" although quads are a lot of fun.
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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-07-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By Mudstomper
Drift Trike - Brakes and Throttle Designation

I am setting up my trike to have front and rear brakes on the handle bars and a throttle on the foot.

My reason is because it's nice to have throttle separate from the braking hand. Especially for...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 06-01-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By Mudstomper
Hey Wunton, I'm just trying to figuring out the...

Hey Wunton,
I'm just trying to figuring out the designation of my throttle and brakes. You mentioned a thumb throttle for ease when your'e in a drift. Makes sense. Would a foot throttle be ideal,...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-25-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Mudstomper
That looks fun! Nice job!

That looks fun! Nice job!
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-24-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mudstomper
Well I have an extra one now. $75 CAD + shipping...

Well I have an extra one now. $75 CAD + shipping to wherever you live. But you'll have to add your own disc brake to it. I'm going to a bike shop later today to see what it costs for that.
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-23-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mudstomper
Fat Bike Tire and Metal Head Tube

Update...
I was looking for a fat tire for the drift trike. They are pretty expensive but then I found a whole bike on Craigslist for $125 CAD.

I removed the front tire at the stem. The whole...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-23-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mudstomper
No, its not a fund raiser, I was forced to buy...

No, its not a fund raiser, I was forced to buy the frame for the motor I wanted. So while I'm waiting on axle parts I decided to restore the kart frame. If it doesn't sell I'll put an engine in it...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-23-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mudstomper
Price

I paid $450 for everything. The restored frame is posted for $550. I've had a few people interested but no one with cash yet.

If I can't sell it for $450 I'll put an engine in it and sell it as...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-22-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mudstomper
Fixed up the old frame to sell...

I stripped it and sandblasted the frame.

Some paint. It was was the only metallic color I could get on short notice but it turned out good.

New floor pan. I used some checker plate I had...
Forum: Mini Bikes, Trikes, and Choppers 05-22-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By Mudstomper
Drift Trike: Project One

Hello Fellow Motorhead's!

I've been wanting to start a Drift Trike for awhile now. So with all my free time these days I decided to go for it.

First step. Find an engine.

I found one on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself! 05-22-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Mudstomper
Hello! My name is Rico and I like to party!

Hello! Thanks for having me!

I love this forum, its been pretty helpful with a lot of the questions I've had already.

My plan is to build a Drift Kart so we'll see how it goes. I'll figure...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-16-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Mudstomper
Thanks anickode!

Thanks anickode!
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-15-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Mudstomper
Thank you WunTon!! I've been hesitating to order...

Thank you WunTon!! I've been hesitating to order in case I get the wrong parts. I'm going to make a YouTube video later to help other people because I've been searching everywhere. I even sent...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 05-14-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By Mudstomper
Drift Kart - Tire Sizes to fit inside 10" PVC

Hello everyone! I'm building a drift trike and I'm ready to order my axle parts but I'm having difficulty finding the right answers for tire/wheel sizes.
I want to use the white or green 10" PVC...
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