Step 10: New Test Video

For ages I have been trying to find somewhere to drive this go kart, and finaly we found this field. It had a wheat crop in it which has just been gathered, and the owner let us drive this go kart on it! This video was a speed run, to see what it's top speed was. We attached a sat nav to it to get a precise speed and it measured 21 mph. I think that's pretty good considering that when it was a moped, it did 45 mph, and all that weight has been added. My mate Jack was holding the camera. It's quite bad quality as it was done on a phone.

At the end of the run I decided to do a hand brake turn, that worked suprisingly well!! Unfortunately you can barely see it on the video due to the poor quality.
hey just wondering if it is possible to add another wheel to the back by anychance? cuz i thoink it could be possible to remove the back wheel and add a small bar connected to two wheels with some kind of gear in the mittle or something but im not sure<br />
i guess this would work, although you would have to make some bearing assembly either side to stop the axle breaking in half. you could possibly use the sprocket from the wheel and mount that on the axle, cos then it would be the right leanth and everything. <br />
you cant. I used to have a gy6 engine similar to that. Bacically the clutch, drum brake ad gearbox is all on the back wheel, mounted on an aluminum casing connected to the engine. Its practically impossible to do. THe engine's belt remains engaged all the time, unlike a go cart or minibike clutch. THe belt spins the centripital clutch on the rear wheel's gearbox,and makes it go.
sick bro.
diygokarts.com has plans 'n' stuff
THAT, my friend, is one scary looking monstrosity. . . when do we get to ride it?!<br /> <br /> My only concern would have to be that it is gonna be WAAAAAY too hard to pop a wheelie using that scooter rear-end.&nbsp; We need to find you an old Ninja or something.&nbsp; ;)<br /> <br /> Don't listen to the age discriminators. . . they're just jealous that they're too old to not know any better. :D<br />
Woah- that's pretty cool.&nbsp; I love the low-down dragster styling, and your simple approach to the pedals.&nbsp; I think you'll appreciate <a href="http://www.ironpumacustoms.co.uk/ironpoomas/index.html">Iron Pooma customs</a>, a couple of guys I found on the internet who made a variety of creations from a tiny minibike and a chainsaw-powered BMX bike all the way up to road-legal choppers.<br />
i have just checked that website, those creations at Iron Pooma customs look awsome.&nbsp; <br />
I wouldnt trust that mower front end, there pretty weak
i have recently replaced the mower front bar with a 3 inch peice of scafold tubing, but i have kept the steering unit, and i will publish an instructable for this soon.<br />
very road warrior styled&nbsp; i like it<br />
if you had a bike why would you make it in to a go cart scooters are mad
well some people like bikes better go karts, and some people like go karts better than bikes, it just depends which one you like better. i am also too young to ride a bike on the street, so for me a go kart seemed better.
this looks like it would be insane fun!!

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