Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Mon May 12 23:22:12 IST 2008

Hi Wajih,

I take it you are referring to the plans located at:

King Pin Inclination can be easily descripted at:

On the detailed drawing of the go-kart on my website at:
it should be correctly called "King Pin Inclination". The camber angle is 
the actual the final angle of the wheel to the ground. See: 

So yes - the 12 degree camber angle on the racing kart drawings, should be 
more accurately referred to as "King Pin Inclination".

I hope this information helps.

Best of Luck,

On Sat, 10 May 2008, wajih shakur wrote:
> To whom this may concern,
> I am working on the Go kart designed by Stephen Burke...
> I am trying to understand the "Chassis" & "Stub axles and King Pins" drawing for the go kart. The king pin inclination is at 12 degree angle, does that have anything to do with the camber angle?
> Does the king pin inclination have anything to do with the camber angle or is it just something to do with the steering axis inclination?
> The reason why i got confused is that the stub axle is counter acting 78 degrees, and leaning downwards from the n yoke. does that mean that the wheel is a postive camber.
> pls help, i really want to get this go kart underway.
> Thank you for your time
> Regards...
> Wajih Sahouryeh
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