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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 08-07-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,482
Posted By gegcorp2012
Got the anti-roll bar, and am working through the...

Got the anti-roll bar, and am working through the "best fit" scenarios. I think I like having the bar mount to the down tubes and the ends of the bar facing the front.

The angle iron is temporary...
Forum: Build Off Contest Main Area 08-07-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 112
Posted By gegcorp2012
It's been in the low 90s here for the past 3...

It's been in the low 90s here for the past 3 weeks, but extremely humid. A wet, muggy heat that feels more like 103 ever how they calculate the heat and air quality index.

Anyways, that wouldn't...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-07-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By gegcorp2012
@brianator - its a 1941 Ford business coupe....

@brianator - its a 1941 Ford business coupe. Looks similar to the Dodge depending on the angle you catch it at. My most overdue project at 17 yrs.

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Forum: All Other Parts 08-07-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By gegcorp2012
Watch those 3 lug wheels. I had some 110cc parts...

Watch those 3 lug wheels. I had some 110cc parts on a kart I made last year and they started bending until they split at each lug nut around the hub.

Had to upgrade to thicker center 4 on 110...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 08-02-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By gegcorp2012
Here you go... out on MBN ...

Here you go... out on MBN http://www.minibuggy.net/forum/showthread.php?p=313442

Posts 16-18 show the chain case. It uses innards from a Toyota Hilux Truck transfer case.

Sent from my...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-31-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By gegcorp2012
@mkutzy , @bansil , I was reading on another...

@mkutzy , @bansil ,
I was reading on another forum where a machinist makes chain/gear cases and other parts out of damaged deisel engine pistons.

Impressive stuff. A forge is on my project...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-31-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By gegcorp2012
Last year (before go-kart projects) I used...

Last year (before go-kart projects) I used rattle cans and sprayed a car... well the top half.

This is Rustoleum or Krylon(?) satin black .
I tried a can of each and bought more of the brand...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-27-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By gegcorp2012
Looks really nice with the black and yellow...

Looks really nice with the black and yellow paint.

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Forum: All Other Parts 07-26-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By gegcorp2012
If you like hacking instead of new parts, be sure...

If you like hacking instead of new parts, be sure to start with a decent pick.

I had this wheel center failure happen on my yard kart. The wheel and hub is from a110cc ATV.

The tire was OK,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-26-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 958
Views: 43,478
Posted By gegcorp2012
My first (and hopefully last) AWD tranny...

My first (and hopefully last) AWD tranny replacement. 2005 Ford Freestyle wagon had a CVT failure in January, and just getting around to replacing it.
...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-22-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By gegcorp2012
Guess it may depend on where you live. I...

Guess it may depend on where you live.

I have ordered parts from sellers on Amazon and had parts at the house in a day or two.

Shipping carriers are busier than ever with all the online sales...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 07-20-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By gegcorp2012
Really nice work with the repairs on the shop. ...

Really nice work with the repairs on the shop.

That building must be really glad to have an owner like you ! Electricity is a real game changer for a shop.

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-19-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,482
Posted By gegcorp2012
I found a few interesting articles on...

I found a few interesting articles on Motorcycle.com comparing a Can Am Spyder to a Slingshot and a Morgan reverse trike, and the Spyder seems to be the closest match to what I am attempting.

A...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-18-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,482
Posted By gegcorp2012
Running and rolling. Made a couple of...

Running and rolling.

Made a couple of burnouts and set the idle, then took it for a lap around the yard track.

https://youtu.be/6PYCJ2vK_D0

I let it cool for a bit, then started it easily...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 07-16-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By gegcorp2012
Adding a longer hose is OK. Just add more...

Adding a longer hose is OK.

Just add more fluid and bleed the brakes as usual.

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-16-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By gegcorp2012
Did you complete the build ? Or just fix it...

Did you complete the build ?

Or just fix it and flip ??

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Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-16-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By gegcorp2012
Hi @anickode Post some pics when you get it...

Hi @anickode

Post some pics when you get it going.
I love how TIG looks so flat.

When you are welding, does the TIG process look any different compared to MIG ?

I have trouble seeing...
Forum: Using Tools and Welding 07-16-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By gegcorp2012
Tubing bender turns into a dock jack

I had to lift a boat dock at the river today.

One of the main posts (a pier or pile, typically pounded into the muddy lake bed) had settled a few inches, so I needed to lift up a section of the...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-14-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By gegcorp2012
If I understand your description, the a arm would...

If I understand your description, the a arm would look like this on the frame:
(viewed from the driver side (left) wheel)
o*==upper==o

o==lower==*o

The washers go at the * and would be...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 07-13-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,134
Posted By gegcorp2012
testing :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)...

testing

:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)


had to delete one smiley to show the message I was asking about... is this from the site ?
...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-13-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,482
Posted By gegcorp2012
Thanks ! Hopefully this week will be the...

Thanks !

Hopefully this week will be the first rolling test.

There are still a couple of rocks in the gas tank, final routing of wires and hoses (where does this one go?) and I have to make...
Forum: Site Announcements and Suggestion Box 07-12-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,134
Posted By gegcorp2012
Ran into a max number of attachments and odd...

Ran into a max number of attachments and odd merge behavior... may be normal policies or rules.

I use Android and Tapatalk most of the time (like 99% of the time).

Seems the Tapatalk app has...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-11-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,482
Posted By gegcorp2012
Tilting seat Need to make a stronger seat...

Tilting seat

Need to make a stronger seat mount using some 3/16 flat bar.
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200711/d706139e51613948ae4cdee07c052530.jpg

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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-10-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,482
Posted By gegcorp2012
Tilting tank and sissy bar are...

Tilting tank and sissy bar are ON.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200711/78153b1bb232e8702c00e88b90571661.jpg


For the sissy bar, I bent up a couple of tubes and added some smaller tube and...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 07-09-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By gegcorp2012
One of the first things I added before I started...

One of the first things I added before I started engine mods was a tachometer.

That tells you if you are hitting the governed engine speed. Also tells you the RPM for idle and about when the...
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