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    Thread: My new project- shifter kart

    1. 04-04-2012 05:55 PM #1
      go kart with a gn400 suzuki motor. almost complete.

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      04-05-2012 09:42 AM #2
      hehehehe, something about that makes me giddy inside.
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      04-05-2012 01:56 PM #3
      that looks dangerous...........must mean its gonna be a blast to run

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      04-07-2012 01:03 AM #4
      I have one with a little better wheel stance, that looks scary to me.. I have a 125cc and its stupid enough no thanks to a 400.
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    5. 04-11-2012 07:28 PM #5
      got it running and shot a little action video
      http://youtu.be/dgKQsi8MbnI

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      04-12-2012 09:16 AM #6
      I saw THIS on craigslist the other day...how much freaking fun would this kart be with that in it...

      EDIT: In case its gone before people click on the thread, its a motor out of an RC51...
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      04-12-2012 10:17 AM #7
      Years ago, I knew I guy that built a kart w/ a 500cc Yamaha XT motor. Pretty nuts. And then there was the guy that put an RD-350 motor on a kart. He was the same guy that put an XL650 motor in a Blaster, and the Blaster motor in a mini-bike. Yeah, he was a little . (ok, a LOT ).

      I watched the video of the kart, couldn't figure out where the clutch and shifter were (didn't actually hear it shift). And burning your arm on the motor doesn't look like much fun.
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      04-12-2012 10:39 AM #8
      That looks like a hoot.

      Already mentioned, are you able to use a clutch?

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      04-12-2012 05:09 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by greg1983 View Post
      got it running and shot a little action video
      http://youtu.be/dgKQsi8MbnI
      You should video a launch.. If I get mine done before you can I will, its my favorite part of the whole ride lol.

      This is mine: 125cc Suzuki 6 speed.. old pics, new fmf exhaust, quick release hub and vapor speedo now. My clutch is like a car, 3 pedal setup. You only use it to get out of 1st gear, and down shifting.




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      04-14-2012 09:32 PM #10
      I've always wanted to do a project like this!!! but i would build something a little bigger, something i can fit in like a R1 powered golf cart or a gixxer power go-cart!

    11. 04-19-2012 07:56 AM #11
      yes the clutch and shifter are fully functional. Im going to do a go pro video this weekend.

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      04-19-2012 08:12 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Markg813 View Post
      I've always wanted to do a project like this!!! but i would build something a little bigger, something i can fit in like a R1 powered golf cart or a gixxer power go-cart!
      yes!

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      04-19-2012 04:19 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by greg1983 View Post
      yes the clutch and shifter are fully functional. Im going to do a go pro video this weekend.
      cant wait, you should get a vapor speedometer for it. then you can get 1-60 times and 1/4-18th mi times lol I should be able to get those specs soon.
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      04-20-2012 12:23 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by greg1983 View Post
      dam youtube, cant access at work!

      I shall try on my phone

      Nice does not seem too quick, looks like mine.. could be my phone lol.

      Seems like you ride the clutch, mine engages abrubtly and right before the pedal is all the way out.. I just dump it and hold on. Try shifting up without the clutch, that alone makes it way funner..

      You need to mount your tank on the rear, that scares the crap out of me, if that thing springs a leak or your exhaust burns it, your going to be one cooked dood.
      Last edited by jagerauto; 04-20-2012 at 12:28 AM.
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      04-20-2012 12:32 AM #16
      I always liked this one


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      04-20-2012 12:57 AM #17
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEqeAv_1aQc&feature=fvst

      making it a link so I can watch on my phone

      uh.. yea.. no thanks. lol

      these things are enough of a death trap with small motors on them, you hit a wall in that and there wont be anything left of the kart or you..
      Last edited by jagerauto; 04-20-2012 at 01:04 AM.
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    18. 04-20-2012 02:36 PM #18
      the clutch is smoked. i need to re do a lot on this thing. This is exactly how i got it. needs lots of revisions including a smaller motor. Its just good for donuts at the moment.

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