Kart value

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Robert Salus
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Kart value

Post by Robert Salus » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:27 pm

Good Afternoon:

I have a go kart that my father had won back in 1962 and I was trying to determine it's value.

It's a Simplex Challenger with a west bend 58012. I would say for it age, it's in excellent condition. I know when we used it last, about 25 years ago, it was working fine. I would bet this cart has less than 40 total hours on it.


Can anybody please tell me what this might be worth?

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Re: Kart value

Post by Robert Salus » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:25 pm


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Re: Kart value

Post by Robert Salus » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:26 pm


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Re: Kart value

Post by Rob Voska » Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:04 am

It's one of the later karts with side mount plates rear axle assembly. Are wheels broken or chipped? It's missing the original tank & that hurts it a lot.

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Re: Kart value

Post by ted johnson » Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:37 am

That's a five port West Bend, so that helps the engine value a ton. TJ

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Re: Kart value

Post by REAR » Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:46 pm

Looks like it made it over to Ebay.

162728879472

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