Governors and Engine’s Best Friend?
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

  Many of us have driven a car and turned on the cruise control. We will be driving down the freeway and suddenly see a cop and then say hey we should put the speed back to 55, so we throw on the cruise control. What we don’t really notice happening is there is an […]

Carburetor Problems Simple Tips
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

  One of the biggest headaches you will run into is an engine that keeps stalling and quitting.  As an example I have two different snow blowers and they invariably quit during their operation especially in a really big snow storm! They will run fine and then just start sputtering and die.  I will then […]

The Persevering Go Kart Builder
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

  Flames were shooting out of the carburetor. The engine was backfiring. The clutch had just broken. The engine appeared to be junk. After eight hours of working on this engine the go kart still was not running. Parts were breaking off the engine and it seemed as though much more money was going to […]

“Looks Like Ya Coasted In:” The Unprepared Go Kart Builder
Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Very often we are into building a go kart and we just run out of gas. We run out of gumption to keep it going. We need that little nudge, that guy who steps in and says the obvious, but that is what is needed. Who is that guy?

The Young Boy, His Grandpa and His Go Kart: The Vacation Go Kart
Saturday, July 25th, 2009

The bright eyed blond haired 11-year-old boy wandered out into his grandfather’s shed. As he stumble over tools and lawnmowers along with all the other farm equipment, he struggled to find his grandfather pounding on something next to the vice in the corner. He asked his grandfather if he would help him make a go […]

Why Vertical Engines Run Vertical
Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Many have stated that the vertical engine can be simply flipped on its side and run horizontal. This article discusses the ins-and-outs or running a vertical engine horizontal and why a vertical engine really is at home running vertical, not horizontal…

What To Buy When Building Your Own Go Kart
Saturday, July 25th, 2009

The age old question of “What to buy when you are building your own go kart?”, seems to come up time and again. Lets answer that question. What do you actually buy?

The Bike Camping Nightmare
Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Making a lasting impression. The go kart project may be what will imprint some fond memories. See how fond memories, even though questionable will be remembered fondly for years to come.

Go Kart Building: To Machine or Not Machine? That is the Question.
Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

More often than not the go kart stops being built because the components are not available and the costs for the components are too high. What do you do when you cannot find what you are looking for? Everything seems to be so special sometimes…

Go Kart Steering Nightmares: Case of The Shaky Steering Wheel
Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

There are several reasons why steerings systems shake. This article discusses the most overlooked reason. It may be simple, but it also may not be readily apparent how to fix it either, other than deal with the shaking.


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