[Kartbuilding] Fwd: Cart

Stephen Burke kartbuilding at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 19:47:27 IST 2006


The weed whacker engine would be under pressure to drive the kart. You
might need a higher gear ratio like 5:1. Also with that gear ratio,
you are talking about 30mph max.
It mightnt be too bad as it is a 3 wheeler and hopefully you can make
it nice and light.
Best of Luck with it.

> Hi again...
> I have started to construct the frame of a 3- wheeled, 1 person buggy which
> I am building. I was wondering whether a weed wacker/ line trimmer engine
> would be powerful enough if it was around 30cc and geared down about 4:1?
> Thanks

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