[Kartbuilding] Plans for a Pedal Go-Kart

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Tue Nov 6 22:11:35 GMT 2007

Hi Brad,

Im afraid that I do not have any plans for a pedal powered go-kart at the 
moment. It would be possible to adapt the "Basic Wooden Kart" as on:

It would be possible to mount the pedals of a bycycle before the front 
axle. Then you could connect the sprocket of the pedal to the sprocket on 
the rear axle via a chain. Take a look at:

There is another method of powering the rear axle by using a ratchet type 
system of rods that push and pull a plate welded to the rear axle. This is 
quite complicated and I do not have a diagram/plans at the moment which 
can help.

Best of Luck,

On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, Brad Ondrovcik wrote:
> My son and I are looking to build a pedal powere go kart but are having a
> hard time finding plans to inspire the design - can you help?
> Thakns - Brad in Ont. Canada

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