[Kartbuilding] Fwd: Re: Houston, we have a problem
stephen at sburke.eu
Mon Jul 23 22:13:36 IST 2012
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Subject: Re: Houston, we have a problem
Date: 13.07.2012 10:45
From: Ami Rosen
To: Stephen Burke
Hi Steve ,
U wiil be the second to know how it goes ....
Attach a new pic.
2012/7/13 Stephen Burke
> Hi Ami,
> Looking good. Those V-belts look good and strong. Nice bearings also!
> You should be able to get some good tension in the v-belts, so all
> drive will get sent to the rear axle.
> Let us know how it goes.
> On Tue, 10 Jul 2012, Ami Rosen wrote:
>> Hi Stephan .
>> Attach some pics for u , I hope the next week I get the pully
>> and the v belts for the sprocket then I know if the tractor move
>> or not .....
>> 2012/6/24 Stephen Burke
>> Hi Ami,
>> Thanks for the photo. So even if there is no tension on
>> the belt, the pulleys still turn?
>> I don't like using the round belt myself. I've seen the
>> round belts before and have seen them used as temporary fixes
>> for fan belts in cars. They are adjustable and can be cut
>> to size. I don't know if your round belt is like that or not.
>> I much prefer "v" belts. As you increase the tension they
>> wedge into the pulleys and provide good grip. Also, when they
>> are not tensioned and loose, they shouldn't grip the
>> pulleys. Unless its a brand new v-belt.
>> It could be the same with your round belt. It could be
>> very "grippy" because it it new. Maybe after some use it will be
>> If you had a "handbrake" then the kart / vehicle should
>> not move forward when starting the engine.
>> Let us know how it goes.
>> Best of luck,
>> On Mon, 28 May 2012, Ami Rosen wrote:
>> Hi Stephen ,
>> The v belt ( tupe A ) and also the round belt ( 8
>> mm dia. ) turn the worm reducer
>> even if no tension on the belt ....
>> see the pic.
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