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Me and a friend got tired of being bored and we don't have money to go out so we decided to build a go kart from scratch using materials we found arou...
What you will need: Square/Round tubing for frame and support Seat Steering wheel Flat stock Round rod Assorted bolts
We built the frame out of 1" square tubing that has been sitting next to the house for years. We started by researching racing kart frames and came up...
To build the spindles you take a piece of 1" flat stock that is 7" long and bend it so you have 2"-3"-2" U shape. Make two of these. Once they are ben...
The steering shaft is a piece of 1/2" hollow round tube. The length is determined by where you want the steering wheel. we made our shaft about 18" lo...
We made the steering components out of a solid piece of round stock. We welded the round stock to some tie rod ends and then to a industrial washer. T...
We used wheels from old mini bikes for the front and back. Its as simple as sliding the wheel on and bolting it down.
The axle for the rear wheels is made from the axles from the mini bikes we had. We measured the distance we needed for the wheels and sprockets to cle...
We used an old 3HP tiller engine to mount on our homemade go kart. We used the original engine mount and welded it to the frame.
We used an old seat we found on the side of the house. We cut the legs off and welded it to the frame. We used the brakes from the mini bikes and made...
After building this go kart there are some things that I would have different if I had the material. I would have made the rear axle solid all the way...
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