After doing a little research in my “Vintage Karting Library”, I found several advertisements in early to mid 1960’s magazines for the H/A brake units and brackets, they sold a single and dual caliper unit. FYI – no, H/A does not have any NOS brackets lying around (I already contacted them!). Luckily all the H/A […]
Back in the 80’s a big class was “100 controlled stock”. The engines came with Tillotson HR181 & later HR191 carbs and also the popular Mikuni carb. There are lots of Tillotson carbs for sale on Ebay but they are usually snowmobile carbs and I do not know if the fuel curve is correct for […]
Disclaimer: These projects are suggestions and/or educational information. Use any of the ideas, comments, drawings, photos and information on this page at your own risk. Follow your power tool manufacturer’s safety guidelines also. Karting is a fun sport, but not without inherent danger, make sure you play responsibly and safe
Some tasks at first seem impossible, until a simple method is understood … behold, an easy way to press out kart wheel bearings.
Disclaimer: These projects are suggestions and/or educational information. Use any of the ideas, comments, drawings, photos and information on this page at your own risk. Follow your power tool manufacturer’s safety […]
– Honda Accord/Prelude gear reduction starter motor with integrated solenoid (Ebay – rebuilt starters, $15-40)
– Heavy duty push button spring loaded switch (NAPA $10)
– 3″ OD, 1/2″ ID pulley (hardware store $6)
– Minibike hand grips ($2)
– Scrap steel (free of course)
– V-Belt (hardware store – $6)
– Long 6’+ […]
Here is a really simple and cheap tip. But an important step. I have seen the wire fall out of a coil and first thing the guy does is run his battery dead trying to start his kart. After all it was just running a minute ago… right? Or the old story it ran when […]
Safety is all too often the last thing on a karters mind. Why? Because running your kart is fun, working on it is not and many times safety issues are just plain overlooked. We must change this way of thinking and make safety issues a priority. It’s quite amazing to see a “modern” kart have […]
How many times have you been out running some laps and you tried to lean out your engines fuel mixture, only you can’t seem to locate the carburetor adjustment screws by feel alone. Well, those days are over. Follow the simple and affordable steps below and you will be able to enjoy safe and […]
The Big One 2015 – Labor Day Weekend Sept 5-6th, 2015, Fremont Ohio. The 14th annual The Big One vintage karting event, featuring American made early vintage karts (circa 1957-1969).
Rear Engine American Racers Presents THE BIG ONE 12! Labor Day Weekend at Fremont, Ohio
August 31st and September 1st 2013
2 days of sideways slidin fun!
Open to REAR engine karts 1972 […]