[Kartbuilding] Fwd: help with double engine..

Stephen Burke kartbuilding at gmail.com
Mon Oct 9 11:12:07 IST 2006

Two engines can be coupled up together to drive a kart. It would be a
lot of work driving the kart etc.
If the two engines were identical, then you could probably connect the
throttle cables together and put them into the accelerator pedal. The
same would go for the gear changing. You could connect up a mechanism
to change gears on the engine togethor. The kart should run fine as
long as the two engines are in good condition.

However, as for using two different engines, I dont know how you would
work out the throttle and gear change. You could try the same as
above. The worst that will happen, is that one engine is pulling down
the performance of the other engine.

Best of Luck,

On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 19:50:59 +0530, harsh agarwal
> hiii,
> i needed some help....i am building a go kart with a 350 cc yamaha RD 350
> engine abt 54 bhp.....but i was wondering if i cud use 2  engines on 1 go
> kart of lower power rating...as thr RD engine is very difficult to
> obtain.....and yeaa if i use twin engines does the engines have to be of
> same power and if no what will be the effect. and how will the engines be
> connected.....PLS reply ASAP ...as i will have to make a decsion max in a
> day...Thank you....awaiting ur reply
> Harsh.

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