Go Kart Suspension Evaluation With Vector Loop Equations
Saturday, January 30th, 2010

The go kart was finally complete with suspension and all, but the go kart was disappointment in corners and on straightways. The wheels would bend over in corners and the suspension was too soft bottoming out constantly.

These problems could have been addressed before the go kart was even finished with vector loop equations, or an mechanical analysis of the go kart suspension. The mechanical analysis begins with an understanding of basic math and as we discussed last time, trigonometry.

Go Kart Building, Triangles and Cosines: The Key to The Unknown
Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Go Kart Building and Triangles? What do they have anything to do with one another? Everything! This article discusses the tool of trigonometry and shows how it works. Essentially this is an introduction to Trig, which in really not that hard to fig.(figure out that is)

Disassembling An Engine Part II: How Do You Do It?
Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Having worked on small engines in a rental outfit for a number of years I am putting together a list of steps required to disassemble a small engine. This list is what was found to be most efficient way to take an engine apart and diagnose internal problems.

Getting More Umph Out of Your SuperCharger Set Up
Sunday, January 10th, 2010

We all have dreams of bolt on horsepower, but quite honestly it doesn’t quite work like that. Even if you put together a supercharger system it doesn’t all quite work out well in the end. That is unless you understand how to set it up and what is required to make it work best. This article is the key to supercharging and is a must have in your arsenal of engine upgrades….