[Kartbuilding] Fwd: Cart.....again

Stephen Burke kartbuilding at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 19:40:09 IST 2006

A ratio of 6:1 should drive the kart powered by a 30cc engine,
although I cannot say what the top speed would be.
Make sure not to pay too much money for that engine. I would not pay
anything over 30 euros/ dollars.
You would easily get a much better engine for 50!.
Best of Luck

> Sorry to bother you again, but I need a final thought on whether I want to
> buy a weed wacker for an engine.
> There is a picture of my scratch- built carts finished frame attached. It
> weighs about 10kg plus about a 55kg rider weight. ( I am 14)
> If I was to gear it down about 6:1 would I acheive good power and speed with
> a 30cc engine?
> Thanks

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