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PostSubject: Kids go kart    Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:28 pm

just picked this thing up, my boys have been bugging me to build one. they dont know I have it, it will be a winter build and once done I'll bring it home.

I have a 8hp snowblower engine I'm going to put on it.





brakes a seized up but I have them soaking now .
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:31 pm

That will be a great surprise for them.  They will love it.  Looks like a good start for a go-kart project.  Did you get it for cheap?
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:07 am

ya I think it would be, for up here ya 80 bucks
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:48 am

I got one of those, LOL. Yah, that seat is for a kid to sit in. On mine, no way is my rear going to fit in that seat, LOL.
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:23 pm

@prancstaman too funny ta same here I tried to sit in it lol nope
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:51 pm

well traded the go kart but got another one more offroad for the kids in the yard and a cool little tractor more to come on that one.

6.5 princess auto clone
it's going to have turf tires



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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:32 pm

Looks less complete than the other one but this one should have more ground clearance since the rear axle bearings are mounted on the bottom side of the frame.
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:21 pm

ya it will be better for my boys
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:40 am

this thing has been hack and bubble gummed together, it looks like it was originally a track kart almost like the other one I had, the axle use to be above the frame and they cut it and rewelded it
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-sprocket and chain
-mount the rear wheels some how
-run a better brake and throttle cable( bring the paddles closer so my kids can ride it
- kill switch by the steering wheel
- redo the steering
- some braces
- a ton of flapper disks and some paint







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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:40 pm

Go kart looks pretty good. I bet it will be fun to drive once finished. Have you thought about upgrading the centrifugal clutch to a Comet torque converter?
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:03 pm

yes I have but up here they want a warm and a leg, I'll get one next time I'm down south
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:07 pm

CVTs are dirt cheap on ebay

That's the strangest motor mount I've ever seen.  Is it factory?

What's that thing welded in front of the front bumper for?  Scrapping ice off of the driveway? lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Mon Aug 13, 2018 9:04 pm

ya I was look at that tonight, no the factory motor mount is almost beside the seat, lol I have know idea why that's there but I already cut it off. I fought it on the hip and nicked it off the trailer I tell you that damn thing was sharp
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:09 pm

Bet I can sit in that seat, LOL. I'll keep that in mine with mine.
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:30 am

@prancstaman I was thinking running 2 sets of petals so the kids can use the closer ones and when I want to ride it I'll just fold them down
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:25 pm

so here is the tractor I got with the deal



I had the damn thing for like 20 min, i had it in the truck at Tim hortons parking lot went in for a coffee and a guy was standing there and gave me a offer I couldn't refuse lol oh well I'll find another, looking at a wheel horse, but I'm running out of room
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:29 pm

Hahaha, that's gotta be a record for the shortest period of time a tractor was ever in someone's possession. lol! Looks like a cool tractor though, how much did you get for it?

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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:58 am

280 and a free coffee
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:14 pm

That is a cool little mower, coulda made something neat out of it. Hope you find another!
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:55 pm






ya I hope so too, here is the end product it works, I don't like using brake pedal as a throttle but its is quick and works, it woke that twin up.
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:51 pm

Did you weld in some washers to take the slop out of the front end?
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:03 pm

lol wow I uploaded that in the wrong thread
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:06 pm

lol wow I uploaded that in the wrong thread

worked on the steering on this kart tonight, I like the way I have it for now BUT this is some of the booger welds I'm dealing with


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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:58 pm

WOW!
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PostSubject: Re: Kids go kart    Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:40 pm

Lol that's pretty mint
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