[Kartbuilding] ?

Stephen Burke stephen at sburke.eu
Tue Nov 2 22:23:04 GMT 2010

Hi Randy,

The speed of a cart with a 3.5hp lawnmower engine will depend on:
1. The size of the rear wheels (bigger = faster).
2. The size of the pulleys on the engine and rear axle.

An approximate speed, from my experience would be 20-30 miles per hour.

See also: http://kartbuilding.net/kart_speed/index.html

Best of luck,

On Mon, 1 Nov 2010, Joan and Randy Swift wrote:

> Hi,
> My son and I were looking at your website to mak a cart.
> Can you tell me how fast a cart would go with a 3.5 hp lawnmower engine?
> Thankyou Randy

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