The HandiKart consisits of a Go Kart for individuals that are physically impaired in the legs.

Step 1: The Frame

First, you must find a frame, which can beall sorts of diiferent frames, but the one you want is going to be a simple go kart frame.
<p>cool, you can also make it into a mario kart style kart with some painting etc.</p>
Brake could be hooked to a foot pedal -as could throttle-- much safer than hand controls
<p>but he made this for parilyzed people, or people who can't use their legs</p>
<p>Sorry missed that, haven't u miss-read something!</p>
They stated at the start of the write-up that this was designed for people without the use of their legs.
<p>Sorry missed that</p>
You could also take an average go kart like a rupp or a lancer and just rewire the throttle and brake cabels to a place easily reached by the hands<br>
how much did it cost all up plez follow and ill follow you gr8 job on it
you could hook the brakes to the steering wheel if they where motorcycle hand brakes but you would need a booster as it may not be enough to stop it with only the strength of your hand.
More engineering type stuff. <br>Drivetrain &amp; controls &amp; mounting them. :) <br>Looks awesome! Totally want one. <br>
The only downside I see to this concept is that if you need to let off the gas and apply the brake that doesn't leave any hands free to steer <br> <br>would it be possible to make the brake a squeeze handle (think bicycle brake lever) that is mounted on the throttle armature so that you can let off the gas and apply the brake in one smooth motion while keeping one hand securely on the steering wheel.
Should be easy enough. The main problem would be that you're likely to be applying some throttle while braking. that's part of why they put the brake and clutch levers where they do, on a motorcycle. I am not 100% sure, but it LOOKS sort of like half a motorcycle handlebar for the throttle anyway. Just plumb the clutch cable to the brake instead. Or, go one step further, and use an intact motorcycle handlebar. Might give a somewhat more limited turning radius on some steering setups, but would vastly simplify the whole thing.

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