[Kartbuilding] my kart

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Tue Feb 27 09:27:01 GMT 2007

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Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 01:53:40 +0100
From: mat nimmo 
Subject: Re: my kart

thanks for the reply man and ya it is really light. that batt is what 
i wanted cus on cold starts the bat dies and that has lots of cold crancking amps 
and yes i did pull all that wiring but i had to go and rewire it some.

> From: Stephen Burke
> To: mat nimmo
> Subject: Re: my kart
> Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 08:32:53 +0000 (GMT)
> Hi Mat,
> The kart looks good. I hope its not too heavy however and that you'll be able 
> to get some speed up with the 110cc engine - which looks nice. I have found 
> angle iron to be a bit heavy, however I suppose this depends on the type and 
> thickness of the angle iron. It does make it nice and easy for welding. Did 
> you manage to remove all the electrics? Well done - if you did. There was a 
> whole pile of electrics on that engine in some of the photos below. Also - do 
> you need that battery for the engine? It could add a bit of weight to the 
> kart. You can get small motorbike batteries (6v or 12v) which might be 
> smaller and lighter than the one in the photo:
> http://s126.photobucket.com/albums/p116/mat1_01/?action=view&current=Picture20100.jpg
> It will be interesting to see and follow this kart as you complete it. I hope 
> it goes ok, and will check out the photos as they arrive.
> Best of Luck,
> -steve
> On Mon, 26 Feb 2007, mat nimmo wrote:
>> hi my name is mathew nimmo and i live in okotoks alberta canada. i have red 
>> alot on your site and it has got me go to build a go kart out of a 110cc 
>> motor. the frame is made of 1/8 inch angle iron and i am putting in a 110cc 
>> 4 speeed motor i amgoing off of  Petri Luotonen kart it is not finished yet 
>> but i am close. http://s126.photobucket.com/albums/p116/mat1_01/ those r the 
>> pictures hope you like it and if you need more info e mail me thanks.

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