[Kartbuilding] the kart building problem

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Sat Dec 9 16:34:05 GMT 2006


There are 2 methods of stopping the rear axle moving horizontally (from 
side to side).
#1 Some pillar bearings have a "grub screw" which tightens the inner ring 
of the bearing onto the rear axle. An "allen key" (hexagonal) is used to 
tighten this grub screw onto the rear axle. There is a picture of this 
bearing and the grub screw at:

#2 Make a shoulder (or stepped thickness) on the rear axle. The rear axle 
has a thicker diameter in the middle. At the exact distance on the right 
and left of the rear axle, the diameter of the bar is reduced (on a lathe 
etc.) so that the bearing can push up against this shoulder/stepped 
thickness. Such a picture is at:

I hope this answers your question.

Best of Luck,

On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, robik2001_2001 at mail.ru wrote:
> Hi ! I've started to build a kart but i have some problem)) How does the bearing hold an axle out of horisontal move? I saw pics from offroad_kart_plan (pdf)  but th epicture with an axle mounted is too small. Would you please/.. give me any plans.. photos ets all you have about my problem))
>   Big  Thanks)       Vovchik/       Moscow/

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