[Kartbuilding] Fwd: question(s)

Stephen Burke kartbuilding at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 19:16:15 IST 2006

Hi Gary,

I havn;t personally made an electric kart so I wouldnt be able to tell
you about motors etc. - where there would be a good bit of info.
Someone did email me a document (pdf) of an electric vehicle they made
- a student and it may offer you some more information. It is located
in the "Other Karts" section on my website, listed as "Electric

I'd say to go ahead and make a sturdy small kart - nothing complicated
- perhaps build it to suit a large electric motor. When the kart works
and is going, update the drive & electric motor or replace with the
gas motor you have.

The main thing is to start making a chassis and a sort of push kart firstly.
Best of Luck,

On 2/2/06, Gary  wrote:
> Hi,
> my name is Gary and I was wondering if you could give me some information on
> how to build an Electric Kart. I am a disabled vet from 1972 and I mostly
> set in the house with nothing to do. I have wanted to buildan electric kart
> for a while now but I can't seem to find the information or blue prints no
> where on the net. I have a couple big size electric motors in the garage but
> I have no idea how to wire them to a kart.
> I hope you can help, any info you can pass onto me will be appreciated. I
> also have a 12 hp gas motor off a riding mower.
> Thanks for the web site you have set up also. Be waiting to hear from you
> when you can espond. Thanks again. Have a grate day/night.
>   Regards, Gary

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