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by Mark Poos
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Thanks Ted, just got off the phone with Dave C. Who was attorney for the old Bug manufacturing company and friend of Kaye P. Of bug and vintage karting Fame. He kept the old phone numbers active and they are forwarded to his land line believe it or not. What a lucky break I found it on an obscure we...
by Mark Poos
Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Ted, That's very nice of you. I'll call you when I get a chance. And I would love to come out and see your place. Definitely will try to make the Tucson event. Hopefully by then I'll have the Kart finished up. And looking at all kinds of post ,YouTube ads Etc I do believe my Kart is original as well...
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yazoo dragster
Replies: 5
Views: 1656

Re: Yazoo dragster

Thank you for your comment I'm not really into the Yazoo either. It will have to stay in Illinois at its home there. Glad to hear Ted is from Phoenix he can turn me on too some karting events I hope. Mark
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Hello Ted, while I'm thinking about it I want to sincerely thank you for your advice on my bug Kart. Happy holidays mark
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: For Sale / Wanted to Buy
Topic: Bug sprint seat WTB
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Bug sprint seat WTB

Would like to purchase either original in good shape seat or new repop seat for my Bug Sprint Kart.. Please reply here with any advice as to where I can get one or if you have one that you would sell. I will p.m. with any Arrangements you would like to make as to the purchase. Thank you in advance a...
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yazoo dragster
Replies: 5
Views: 1656

Yazoo dragster

Hello everyone, an old hot rod friend of mine from Illinois found and restored they Yazoo dragster Kart. He has offered it to me as he would like to pass it on to someone who is into vintage bikes and karts. Wondering about an approximate value as he is offered it to me for 1500. If it's inappropria...
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Good morning Ted, Thank you very much for your response. With the hydraulic brake tab being where it is do you think that my Kart is a Repro Kart then? Certainly hope it's an original. Of course I'll follow your advice to the T about the tires. The right front nylite rim has a piece missing from it ...
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Rob Voska wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:36 am
Looks like a Bug Sprint to me. Is the master cylinder tab original or added? The plastic wheels point to early 70's. Looks like a nice unmolested kart!
What tank is corrrct.
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Rob Voska wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:49 am
Rear wheels may have spacers in them that can be taken out to narrow them as Ted suggested.
I'll check on the spacers. .removing the rears as there shot.
What size tires do I need to be correct?
by Mark Poos
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart
Replies: 20
Views: 4515

Re: New member Help Identify Vintage Kart

Screenshot_2018-08-22-15-17-52.png Kart is a Bug Sprint, mid to tale sixties. Others can pinpoint the year. Wheels are Nylites, original equipment to the kart. One of vintage karting's best handling karts. Engine is a Briggs and Stratton four cycle, not allowed in most vintage kart circles. Karts o...