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Forum: For Sale or Trade Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Functional Artist
It looks like the PO "rigged up" the (4) pedal...

It looks like the PO "rigged up" the (4) pedal "contraption" :huh:
...I guess so, it was rideable by both kids & adults

But, I used (2) pedals on the Atom kart :thumbsup:
...so, it only has...
Forum: For Sale or Trade Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 24
Posted By Functional Artist
:oops: musta forgot that one Yup :thumbsup: ...

:oops: musta forgot that one
Yup :thumbsup:

Here ya go :cheers2:

https://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=37442
Forum: For Sale or Trade Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 24
Posted By Functional Artist
Functional Art Kart's

Inventory Reduction Sale :smiley_omg: I got/make "way" too much stuff :P

I recently sold a box truck, that I had much of my art/many of my kart's stored in
...& now, I just got's no where's to...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Functional Artist
Lookin' good :thumbsup: May I suggest...

Lookin' good :thumbsup:

May I suggest makin' a cover, for your seat
...or ya may end up "loosin' your wallet" :smiley_omg:
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 576
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks Brianator :thumbsup: My Areial Atom...

Thanks Brianator :thumbsup:

My Areial Atom thread has some good info on makin' a seat for a kart too :2guns:
(starting @ post #132)

https://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=40167&page=7
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By Functional Artist
Nice! :thumbsup: Simple but, effective ...

Nice! :thumbsup:

Simple but, effective :cheers2:

That's pretty much how I built the chassis for my Excalibur kart :2guns:

Here is the build thread :cool:...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks! :thumbsup: Yup as far as I know they...

Thanks! :thumbsup:

Yup as far as I know they still are :2guns:

Check this thread :cheers2:
https://www.diygokarts.com/vb/showthread.php?t=24822
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 72
Posted By Functional Artist
Sounds interesting :popcorn:

Sounds interesting :popcorn:
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 17,632
Posted By Functional Artist
El Moto has been running great. :thumbsup: ...&...

El Moto has been running great. :thumbsup:
...& I've got 'er up to almost 500 miles since the conversion :cheers2:
...but, the seat is well worn & cracked up a bit :huh:

So, I got a new seat...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-07-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
Workin' on, gettin' 'er back together :thumbsup:...

Workin' on, gettin' 'er back together :thumbsup:

I must say :cool: Dual Motors just look "Bad Azz" :D

I had ta "borrow" the 60T driven sprocket off of my Damien kart (just for a minute, 'till...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-06-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,194
Posted By Functional Artist
We ran the bat pack down on 'er twice yesterday,...

We ran the bat pack down on 'er twice yesterday, "zippin' around (5-10 miles total)
...& they seem to be "holding up" :2guns:

But, yes please share :thumbsup:

I'm always lookin' to learn...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-06-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By Functional Artist
I have used both styles :thumbsup: ...but, I...

I have used both styles :thumbsup:
...but, I like the brushed motors 'cause their super powerful
...& so simple (just (2) "power wires" connecting the motor & speed controller) :cheers2:

Where...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-06-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
Dual 48V 1,000W motors are installed ...

Dual 48V 1,000W motors are installed
...nice-n-level (with the axle)
...& also, nice-n-true to to each other too (using a straight edge) :thumbsup:

Since each side is "custom fitted" to their...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-06-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By Functional Artist
If this is your first time building a kart from...

If this is your first time building a kart from "scratch", I'd start off with something less complicated (& expensive) :cheers2:

Maybe build your little girl a simple & fun little yard kart...
Forum: Electric Projects 07-05-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By Functional Artist
IMO a 48V 1,000W brushed motor kit (~$115.00) is...

IMO a 48V 1,000W brushed motor kit (~$115.00) is the way to go :thumbsup:...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-05-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,194
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks! :thumbsup: Well, I'm still havin'...

Thanks! :thumbsup:

Well, I'm still havin' some GPS issues :furious2:
...but, if I was to "guestimate" I would say that she'll do a "zippy" ~10 MPH off road
...& maybe a "squirrly" ~20 MPH on...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-02-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
Ok, now I have the (right) motor (itself),...

Ok, now I have the (right) motor (itself), "nice-n-level" with the axle :thumbsup:

Next, I "trued' 'er up (left to right) with a "straight edge
...& marked where the motor needs to be, "bolted"...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 07-02-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
Thanks fellas! :thumbsup: The holes I...

Thanks fellas! :thumbsup:

The holes I drilled didn't exactly line up with the frame rails
...so, I "trimmed off" the inner side, of both mounts (kinda like the "gas" mounts FH showed us earlier)...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 07-02-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,194
Posted By Functional Artist
Test Ride with Dual Motors

I received the (2) new speed controllers
...& got 'em installed :thumbsup:

* Hopefully correctly this time :o

I quadruple checked everything
...so, we should be good :cheers2:

Then, took...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
After cutting (2) pieces (~7" long) :thumbsup: ...

After cutting (2) pieces (~7" long) :thumbsup:

I clamped 'em together "bottom side, to bottom side"
...& did some measurin' markin' & drillin' (7/8" hole saw) :cheers2:

Cleaned the holes up,...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,757
Posted By Functional Artist
"the big moment. I hit the switch and the starter...

"the big moment. I hit the switch and the starter and [nothing]"

Well, that sucks :huh:

Gotta love them, unforeseen delays, :thumbsup:

Does this mean she would not "crank"? (turn over)...
Forum: Build Off Contest Build Logs 06-28-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,948
Posted By Functional Artist
Plan B motor mounts

I had some 3/16" steel "custom bent" to use as/for our next set of motor mounts :thumbsup:

Their gonna be about the same dimensions as the first (2)
...but, these should be much stronger
...&...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-28-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,194
Posted By Functional Artist
Speed Controller Exploration

I did a video to document my criss-crossed wiring fiasco :cheers2:
...& also did some exploring, inside of the SC :thumbsup: to see what makes these things "tick" :2guns:
...
Forum: Electric Projects 06-26-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Functional Artist
Are you using an actual speed controller? :huh: ...

Are you using an actual speed controller? :huh:
...or just different "switches"? :ack2:

A speed controller is designed/equipped to handle the amperage, your 24V motor is drawing
...most...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 06-26-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Functional Artist
Novel concept :thumbsup: ...how about some...

Novel concept :thumbsup:
...how about some pics or a diagram :useless:
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