[Kartbuilding] lawnmower engine go-kart

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Tue Apr 17 20:15:55 IST 2007

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2007 22:47:30 +0100
Subject: RE: lawnmower engine go-kart

Thanks very much for your reply, I will probably come up with lots more
questions over time! I might make the entire frame out of the lawnmower
frame without any machine-shop tools or welders... !

-----Original Message-----
Sent: 15 April 2007 14:13
To: Harry Saunders
Subject: Re: lawnmower engine go-kart

Hi Harry,

Yes - you can simply use the self-drive mechanism (pulley wheel) on the
output shaft of the lawnmower engine, instead of having to bolt something
where the blade is. Obviously, you will need to remove the blade itself.
You may have to change the size of pulley wheels in order to increase the

Best of Luck,

On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Harry Saunders wrote:
> Hi,
>    If your lawnmower has a self-drive mechanism can that just be
> instead of the blade shaft,
> Thanks in advance,
> Harry.

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