[Kartbuilding] kartbuilding-chassis

Stephen Burke sburke at burkesys.com
Tue Oct 7 23:44:44 IST 2008

Hi Francisco,

Sorry for the delay in replying to your email.

The reason the chassis of the "Donor kart" failed, is because it was 
previously damaged, twisted and in a poor state. See:

There were also splice plates welded into the frame (see bottom right of 
There was clear evidence that this kart had been involved in a lot of 
crashes previously.

As a result, I chose to make a new chassis and to learn about chassis 
design in the process :)

Best of luck,

On Sat, 27 Sep 2008, Francisco Cary wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm building a kart and I have a question for you. I think the most
> difficult part is making the chassis, so I would like to ask you why
> do you think the chassis of the "Donor kart" failed.
> Thanks for your time
> Francisco
> P.S: I'm portuguese so maybe you'll find here some mistakes.

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