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sburke at burkesys.com
Thu Dec 6 23:28:44 GMT 2012
I don't have a cutting list for the metal racing go-kart.
There are however, step by step photos on making the racing go-kart.
( Chassis ->
If you use the above webpages in combination with the main plans on:
you should be able to make good progress.
If you have any specific question on a size etc. just drop us an email.
Best of luck,
On 05/12/2012 21:12, dimitris tanteles wrote:
> Hi, can you send me a cutting list and a step by step plan for the
> metal racing go kart? the plans in the website are not very easy to
> understand and there is no proper cutting list. If you could send me
> those, it will be of great help. Thank you.
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 10:13 PM, Stephen Burke wrote:
> The steering setup on the Wooden kart is not suitable for high
> speed. It would do around 25 miles per hour.
> If you wanted to go faster, you would have to change the front
> steering end. You would need a solid front axle with pivoting
> front wheels, a track rod and a steering wheel.
> For doing all this, you would be better building a metal chassis
> and making a complete kart such as:
> Typically most people start off making the wooden go-kart with an
> engine, get a taste for things, and then build a metal go-kart
> with bigger wheels and a bigger engine.
> Best of luck,
> On 13/11/2012 12:11, dimitris tanteles wrote:
>> if not what are the ways in which I can improve the go kart so it
>> can go faster?
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 4:01 PM, dimitris tanteles wrote:
>> Thanks. Will it go fast?
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:26 AM, Stephen Burkewrote:
>> It is my opinion that the maximum size of engine for the
>> Wooden Powered Go-Kart is 5HP.
>> The wooden go-kart is designed to use lawnmower engines
>> with a vertical drive shaft.
>> Lawnmower engines are typically between 2.5HP and 5HP.
>> Any bigger would be too heavy and the wooden kart would
>> not be designed for this.
>> Best of luck,
>> On 08/11/2012 16:31, dimitris tanteles wrote:
>>> I am talking about the wooden engine powered go kart
>>> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 4:21 PM, dimitris tanteles wrote:
>>> which is the best engine I can use for the engine
>>> powered go kart? what is the maximum HP it can support?
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