[Kartbuilding] Questions for building a kart

Stephen Burke stephen at sburke.eu
Thu Feb 9 18:39:00 GMT 2012

Hi Shashank,

I'm glad you find the kartbuilding website useful and interesting.

Cost of a Petrol Engine:
An second-hand engine (from a generator or small water pump) will 
typically cost $100.
However if you look hard enough, you may get an old engine (from a 
lawnmower) for $0.

Cost of an Electrical Motor:
I've no idea of the cost here. Perhaps you can get a starter motor from a 
I suggest you read the following project by a fellow kartbuilder on making 
electrial karts.

If you have any specific questions, just drop us an email.

Best of luck,

On Thu, 9 Feb 2012, Shashank Pagaria wrote:

> Hi,I am planning to make a kart after my 10th standard boards.I am quite impressed by your website and wanted some more details.
> I am 16 years old and money is a great aspect for me.Can u please tell me how much will the project cost(aprox with engine and if i make a
> battery operated kart).
> Can you also suggest how i can go about it and places i can use for reference.
> It is the first time i am making something like this(other than wired remote cars having nothing much to do in them) and i would really
> appreciate if you could help.
> Thanking you,
> Shashank.

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