sburke at burkesys.com
Thu Jul 8 21:13:39 IST 2010
You are correct. Not all lawnmower engines have a throttle cable and lever
on the lawnmower. However all lawnmower engines have a butterfly valve on
the carburetor. It is possible to setup a cable to adjust this valve on
the engine to control the speed of the engine.
Take a read of:
If you take a few photos of your lawnmower engine and email them to me, I
can point out the valve and how to setup a cable to control the speed.
On Wed, 7 Jul 2010, Cedrick Pierson wrote:
> I'm a little confused at how the throttle works. Not all lawn lowers have a throttle on them. And ones that do cost like $499-$999. If possible do you know where I can get a cheaper lawn mower.
> On Jul 7, 2010, at 6:27 PM, Stephen Burke wrote:
>> The brakes are separate to the lawnmower engine.
>> The throttle cable and lever is meant to be taken off a lawnmower and attached to the wooden frame of the kart.
>> See the following page for the blueprint plans:
>> and in particular:
>> I hope this helps. If you have any further questions just shout.
>> On Wed, 7 Jul 2010, Cedrick Pierson wrote:
>>> I have a question on where the plans are for the lawnmower powered wooden go
>>> kart. How do you place on the lawnmower engine
>>> and the brakes and throttle? I didn't see where a...blue print or plan was.
>>> Can you help me out?
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