[Kartbuilding] back axle

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Sun Feb 24 21:47:38 GMT 2008

Hi Kevin,

For the rear "live" axle where the wheels and axle turn together - Yes, 
typically I put a line of weld to secure the hub to the axle. See:

Typically this works fine for general purpose karting. For something more 
permanent, then keyway and "pinch bolt" would be required. See:

I hope this answers your question. If you have any more questions, just 
let us know.

Best of Luck,

On Tue, 19 Feb 2008, kevin brophy wrote:
> hi there i was wondering how do you mount wheels to the back axle of a go kart. Do you just weld the hub to the axle or use bearings.and if you use bearings wont the wheels just spin and not move
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