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Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-12-2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By cheap_thrills
I agree, and thought that same thing later on. I...

I agree, and thought that same thing later on. I will probably be mounting it sideways.
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-07-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By cheap_thrills
Looks good! Very cool project to do with kids. I...

Looks good! Very cool project to do with kids. I have a Fox 2X5 I am starting on next for my daughter. She has an old Carter Bros. "Rebel" now she putts around on, but I want to get the 2 seater...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-07-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Update on fuel tank

Managed to tediously grind the tiny spot welds off of the tank last night, and wire brushed the entire thing down to bare metal. I'm deciding now on an orientation of the tank between the steering...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 05-06-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Tires are in! And fuel tank idea?!

Got my tires in yesterday, and began mounting them. I really like how this kart is coming together. For a fuel tank I am thinking of stripping the brackets and carboff this old Briggs tank, and...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-29-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
I like the expanded metal on both those. I almost...

I like the expanded metal on both those. I almost thought about cutting my floor out and replacing it with expanded metal
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-28-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
YOU KIND OF GOT ME WANTING TO DO YELLOW, AND SOME...

YOU KIND OF GOT ME WANTING TO DO YELLOW, AND SOME HEAVY GOLD FLAKE NOW LOL. HMM THIS PAINT JOB COULD GET INTERESTING :wai:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-28-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
And I have a homemade "flake buster" too...

And I have a homemade "flake buster" too :idea2:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-28-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Update

Well I did not get a chance to touch the go kart over the weekend due to having to install upper and lower ball joints on my truck (dana 60 axel). However, last night I did get some tinker time in on...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 04-24-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 7,048
Posted By cheap_thrills
It has to get finished. He has already challenged...

It has to get finished. He has already challenged me to race, over on my build page lol. And I don't want a victory by default dang it! LOL
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-24-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Update... Parts have arrived!!!

Been a few since I have had something to report on. As you see it is how it sits, with mocking the seat location up. But I finally got my parts in, to move on to the next phase of my build. New Azusa...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-15-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Challenge accepted! :wai:

Challenge accepted! :wai:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-13-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By cheap_thrills
SCORE!!! 5 Go Kart deal!!

A local kart enthusiast was purging all his old karts and parts he had acquired from auctions. The lot I acquired came with a Manco Critter 2, Murray 2 seater, the blue Indy Kart, and (2) single...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-13-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
*update*

Played around with steering wheel options, and I am really liking the flat bottom steering wheel. Also, began wire brushing and stripping the frame down over the weekend. It is really cleaning up...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-09-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By cheap_thrills
I would have liked to have approached removing...

I would have liked to have approached removing them differently, that's for sure lol. But I am limited to room where I am working on it at. And I heated them up with a torch and soaked them in PB...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-09-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By cheap_thrills
it was an honest mistake. I really dont know why...

it was an honest mistake. I really dont know why the pictures did not stick originally. I was not asking anyone to go hunting for images. Sorry for the misunderstanding.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-09-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By cheap_thrills
Here goes attaching images again

Not sure why the pictures didn't attatch? I wouldnt have created a post asking to identify wheels, and not show a picture of them. And i really didnt have a choice on the wheels. Trust me, i would...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-08-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By cheap_thrills
Old Aluminum Wheel Identification

I did discover from my thread over on the Build Post, that Azusa makes a tri-star similar to the one I have pictured, but does anyone know who made the six spoke wheel pictured? Or what it would have...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-08-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
I found out how pricey they are lol. But I...

I found out how pricey they are lol. But I honestly think I still may go with that style of wheel despite the price factor. And another member did identify the red one as Manco 400, and I wouldnt...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-08-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Day 3 update

Manage to get the rear aluminum wheels off, but unfortunately they needed a lot of persuasion to come off. So, neither of them survived. However, the brake disc did come off fairly easy all...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-06-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By cheap_thrills
Nice! I did not know where to begin to look,...

Nice! I did not know where to begin to look, appreciate the reply! Hey, what part of Indiana you from? I'm from SE, about 25 miles east of Cincinnati.
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 04-06-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By cheap_thrills
Old kart identification

As mentioned in my build off thread, I picked up (2) karts last year, and I am curious to know what brand/model this one might be. Any ideas? Also ,shown below is a single wheel that came off of it....
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-06-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
My sign!

Sorry, got a little excited, and forgot this
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-06-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
Day 1-2 setup to tear down "Evil,Mean, and Nasty"

As you can see I have the kart up on an auto body panel stand, and the red kart hanging, next in line. I began cutting away the seat to relocate it back a few inches, I'm 5'11". It was definitely set...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 04-06-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By cheap_thrills
2020 - $25 kart build entry

Here is my entry. I picked up the red kart (which I am still trying to identify) and orange kart (pretty sure homemade) for $50 (hence $25 kart entry). My pick for the build is going to be the orange...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-10-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,635
Posted By cheap_thrills
I will find the post and get the pic. Regardless...

I will find the post and get the pic. Regardless though, from your saying, it's a no brainer. This person is only asking $90 USD for it. Sounds like if that's what it is, I need to jump on it.
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