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Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-02-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Its all about tracing wires. Figure out what the...

Its all about tracing wires. Figure out what the fuse protects, check all components on that circuit. If. Components check out okay, start tearing the harness apart to look for broked chaffed wires.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-18-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Check valve adjustment. Those chinese engines use...

Check valve adjustment. Those chinese engines use soft aluminum in the head, allowing the valve seats to "hammer" themselves in. Will manifest as a low compression.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-18-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 39,358
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Trail boss, xplorer, scrambler, trail blazer, and...

Trail boss, xplorer, scrambler, trail blazer, and older sportsmans were all chain drive output.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-17-2020, 09:30 PM
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Views: 39,358
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
The 90s suzuki 440 was rated at 45 iirc, with...

The 90s suzuki 440 was rated at 45 iirc, with dual carbs. 40 is a guess, may be less depending on exhaust. Its pretty common for the lower end sleds to have single carb motors. Arctic cat did that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-17-2020, 12:02 PM
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Views: 39,358
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
I've seen guys remove chaincases and use them in...

I've seen guys remove chaincases and use them in their buggies. My personal thoughts are "not worth the effort". It will require some machine work for the input and output shafts, as well as a custom...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-17-2020, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Hex drive, and integral. Youre definitely...

Hex drive, and integral. Youre definitely overthinking both. Clutch should be a standard 30:1 taper, hex refers to the weight/roller setup likely. As far as the engine, it comes out like any other....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-11-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 227
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Always Isolate the killswitch circuit first....

Always Isolate the killswitch circuit first. There should be one wire from the cdi that grounds to kill spark, disconnect it. If you still dont have spark you'll have to confirm everything is...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-02-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
You have to change the linkage...yes if thats...

You have to change the linkage...yes if thats what your asking. The throttle cable needs to connect directly to the butterfly.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 06-02-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
TIP: Saving old brass carburetor inlet valves

Just a tip for folks, i came up with this idea last year after discovering pattern failure with walbro LMT carburetors.

What happens is the pressed in brass inlet valve seat corrodes, and even...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-20-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
The 700 is actually used with far more horsepower...

The 700 is actually used with far more horsepower in the racing mower world, and is known to be very reliable. However torque loads are what kill them, the cases are not very thick, and the output...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-14-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 6,933
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Personally i think 10-15mph would be a more...

Personally i think 10-15mph would be a more realistic SAFE goal.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-13-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 6,933
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Wow this thing looks sketchy....how fast do you...

Wow this thing looks sketchy....how fast do you intend on allowing this thing to go?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-09-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
So i actually hadnt even looked into the ratios...

So i actually hadnt even looked into the ratios honestly, glad you asked!

The transmission is a 1341146, found in then polaris xplorer 300 4x4.

Anyways gearing internally is
3.29:1 F
5.13 ...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-08-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
looks good man, whats the drivetrain lookin like?

looks good man, whats the drivetrain lookin like?
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-08-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
The clutches are in their stock configuration as...

The clutches are in their stock configuration as you would find on the atv or snowmobile they came on.

Moveable sheaves are on opposite sides. The spring is wound in the correct direction.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-08-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
By backwards, i assume you mean in front of the...

By backwards, i assume you mean in front of the engine rather than behind? The driven is certainly rotating in the correct direction.

As far as why - well thats how it was setup when i got it, and...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-08-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
I have never seen or heard of a pump failing. The...

I have never seen or heard of a pump failing. The only thing ive seen fail was a cable. However these pumps are designed to run wide open in the event of a cable break, so you will actually be...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-07-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
So i've been pretty busy getting my shop ready to...

So i've been pretty busy getting my shop ready to re-open for no-contact repairs, but i was able to make a little progress today! Its so hard to look at this thing in the driveway and not work on it!...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-05-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
I moved this to the engines and clutches forum,...

I moved this to the engines and clutches forum, you may have better luck here. As far as linkage, we need better pictures i cant tell whats going on in yours.
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-05-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 770
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Yeah i run a small business, parts sales and...

Yeah i run a small business, parts sales and repairs. Although honestly for customers i rarely pull a trans apart...we live in such a throwaway society, even with my shop having the lowest rates in...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-04-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 770
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
The cool thing about these peerless lawnmower...

The cool thing about these peerless lawnmower transmissions/transaxles is that they often share parts. Check around lawnmower repair shops, even if you find a completely different peerless model it...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-02-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
Polaris trail boss atvs are great for go cart...

Polaris trail boss atvs are great for go cart drivetrains. they have a F-N-R (some even have low range) transmission, with chain output, easy to set up CVT clutch, and decent power to weight ratio....
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-01-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 770
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
The tensioner clutch is more work, i however its...

The tensioner clutch is more work, i however its pretty simple in my opinion. Regardless of which route you go, some form of tensioner should be installed. You wont be able to reliably run a chain...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-01-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 327
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
The questions youre asking make me think you may...

The questions youre asking make me think you may not have the capabilities to safely build something like this yourself. Once you get into motorcycle engines, your really leaving the realm of simple...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 05-01-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 770
Posted By Kaptain Krunch
1: I would avoid mounting the 700 upside down,...

1: I would avoid mounting the 700 upside down, the input shaft has a small roller bearing that needs lubrication. Additionally, people who use these in racing mowers do some prep work for the...
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