how do i build a go-cart with a lawn mower engine

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hi i have an old lawn mower engine and i need to know how to build a go-cart if you could give some free instructions on how to build a go-cart it would really help thanks.

-- alex dawson (alexisnever@hotmail.com), February 28, 2002

Answers

it would need a horizontal shaft drive,, or be able to mount the engine sideways. check that first,, run the engine,, tilt it on its side,,if it stays running,, shoudl work. Build a frame,, mount the engine and seat,, axles, conedct the rea axle to the angine,,usually gear and chain

-- Stan (sopal@net-port.com), March 02, 2002.

build your own go-cart with your own brain!!!

-- daniel james porter (rporter609@aol.com), April 21, 2002.

Take the engine and attach a gear like a rear motocross sprocket to where the blade use to be, atach another to the drive axle and weld it there. make the teeth on the sprokets interlock with each other this should give it the drive your looking for. Sprockets new are about $50 canadian you should be able to find some second hand ones relitivly cheep.

-- Adrian Graves (mx_rider_2@hotmail.com), April 26, 2002.

One way to solve your problem is to use bevel gears which change the drive direction by 90 degrees. They would enable you to have a horizontal drive coming off the engine without having it on its side.Its unlikely that it would run on its side.Then all you need to do is put a chain sprocket on this horizontal shaft with a chain going to the axle. A centrifugal clutch would also be a handy thing as some blade shafts start rotating as soon as the engine is started. youll get one off a honda 50 motorcycle or a moped.hope this helps.

-- Ronan Gillard (ronangillard@hotmail.com), May 09, 2002.

yo man, whassup? I once had a go-cart, and i took it apart after it broke down. first thing you need to do, is get some expert help, so I can't help you there! Next thing, U need tools to be able to put it together. Last thing, make sure you have something to power it. get a 20 volt battery and get about 6 liter engine to make it vroom. see ya lata homie~!~

-- Andy Skulskus (a_skulski@hotmail.com), May 27, 2002.


i think you should put the crankshaft up ur ass and then turn it on. HAVE FUN!!!!

-- doctor proctor (dontbelieveme@hotmail.com), May 27, 2002.

if you were smart i would bring your mom home good times cheap to

-- fsd (ko@g.com), May 30, 2002.

well i don't no hoew to but someone e-mail me and tell me how to build a go cart because i have an old lawn mower but thengine is not running please can somone help me the lawn mower hase gaers and shifter,breaks,seat,gas tank,wheels(front and back),axles!!! I don't know 1% about how to build a go cart!!!

-- alex aldridge (dirtbikerdude2@hotmail.com), June 02, 2002.

My go cart will kick your go cart's ass any day.

-- Howie (suckme@jmoff.com), June 04, 2002.

go fuck yourself you little bastard

-- ??????????? (yourmom@aol.com), June 06, 2002.


You would have to mount it sideways on the frame because of the shaft but you might be able to put fuel injection on it. They were not desighned for that the carb will not pump gas suffeciently. You will probably have to get a diferent motor. A Briggs and Stratton raptor is a very good engine to use. GOOD LUCK

-- Ben Dover (hdt7ydt@jhcjh.com), June 10, 2002.

haha ur all gay

-- get bent (conallsdragon@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

haha ur all gay my gocart has a XR500 motor in it so u can al go fuck urselves and ur mums unless i get to them first nana im kidding but u r still gay and i will still fuck ur mums and u can fuck them after me u get sloopy seconds. P.S. go fuck urselves

-- get bent (conallsdragon@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

Fried rice tastes like cheese

-- Lilly Bott fly (clean_your_rings@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

hi i have an old lawn mower engine and i need to know how to build a go-cart if you could give some free instructions on how to build a go- cart it would really help thanks.

-- alex dawson (alexisnever@hotmail.com), February 28, 2002 Answers it would need a horizontal shaft drive,, or be able to mount the engine sideways. check that first,, run the engine,, tilt it on its side,,if it stays running,, shoudl work. Build a frame,, mount the engine and seat,, axles, conedct the rea axle to the angine,,usually gear and chain

-- Stan (sopal@net-port.com), March 02, 2002.

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build your own go-cart with your own brain!!!

-- daniel james porter (rporter609@aol.com), April 21, 2002.

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Take the engine and attach a gear like a rear motocross sprocket to where the blade use to be, atach another to the drive axle and weld it there. make the teeth on the sprokets interlock with each other this should give it the drive your looking for. Sprockets new are about $50 canadian you should be able to find some second hand ones relitivly cheep.

-- Adrian Graves (mx_rider_2@hotmail.com), April 26, 2002.

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One way to solve your problem is to use bevel gears which change the drive direction by 90 degrees. They would enable you to have a horizontal drive coming off the engine without having it on its side.Its unlikely that it would run on its side.Then all you need to do is put a chain sprocket on this horizontal shaft with a chain going to the axle. A centrifugal clutch would also be a handy thing as some blade shafts start rotating as soon as the engine is started. youll get one off a honda 50 motorcycle or a moped.hope this helps.

-- Ronan Gillard (ronangillard@hotmail.com), May 09, 2002.

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yo man, whassup? I once had a go-cart, and i took it apart after it broke down. first thing you need to do, is get some expert help, so I can't help you there! Next thing, U need tools to be able to put it together. Last thing, make sure you have something to power it. get a 20 volt battery and get about 6 liter engine to make it vroom. see ya lata homie~!~

-- Andy Skulskus (a_skulski@hotmail.com), May 27, 2002.

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i think you should put the crankshaft up ur ass and then turn it on. HAVE FUN!!!!

-- doctor proctor (dontbelieveme@hotmail.com), May 27, 2002.

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if you were smart i would bring your mom home good times cheap to

-- fsd (ko@g.com), May 30, 2002.

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well i don't no hoew to but someone e-mail me and tell me how to build a go cart because i have an old lawn mower but thengine is not running please can somone help me the lawn mower hase gaers and shifter,breaks,seat,gas tank,wheels(front and back),axles!!! I don't know 1% about how to build a go cart!!!

-- alex aldridge (dirtbikerdude2@hotmail.com), June 02, 2002.

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My go cart will kick your go cart's ass any day.

-- Howie (suckme@jmoff.com), June 04, 2002.

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go fuck yourself you little bastard

-- ??????????? (yourmom@aol.com), June 06, 2002.

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You would have to mount it sideways on the frame because of the shaft but you might be able to put fuel injection on it. They were not desighned for that the carb will not pump gas suffeciently. You will probably have to get a diferent motor. A Briggs and Stratton raptor is a very good engine to use. GOOD LUCK

-- Ben Dover (hdt7ydt@jhcjh.com), June 10, 2002.

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haha ur all gay

-- get bent (conallsdragon@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

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haha ur all gay my gocart has a XR500 motor in it so u can al go fuck urselves and ur mums unless i get to them first nana im kidding but u r still gay and i will still fuck ur mums and u can fuck them after me u get sloopy seconds. P.S. go fuck urselves

-- get bent (conallsdragon@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

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Fried rice tastes like cheese

-- Lilly Bott fly (clean_your_rings@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

-- Lilly Bott fly (clean_your_rings@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.



woops,isn't this a lesbian chat room 4 guys

-- Lilly Bott fly (clean_your_rings@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

U HEARD ME GO CLEAN UR DAM RING THEY STINK AND NEED A LOT MORE LUBRICATION

-- Clean your rings (clean_your_rings@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

THE SPIT AND STARCH TEST. In order for our bodies to make use of the food we eat,the chemicals in the food have to be broken down. This prossess is called digestion. The actual job of breaking down the food is done by special chemicals called emsimes.

-- Lilly Bott fly (clean_your_rings@hotmail.com), June 15, 2002.

i have a new 5 horse power lawn mower and i want to build a go-kart

-- kevin regusters (ker123@37.com), June 17, 2002.

fuck a cow

-- Jack Ass (fart@yahoo.com), June 17, 2002.

i amn gay is there anyone out there that could fuck me up the arse???

-- kevin regusters (ker123@37.com), June 18, 2002.

you get your dick and stick it up your bung hole!

-- cornholio (forgot@dumbass.com), July 03, 2002.

I have a few exstra v8s and would like to build a go-cart with one. I'll kick alll your asses with that!

-- psyco (rhett_lawrence@hotmail.com), July 07, 2002.

Changing this answer into a question. I need to know where the best place it is to buy lawn mower sprockets. Mine is fine but I want a sprocket that will make my mower quicker just for the hell of it. Email me if you want to answer my question. Thank you

Tom

-- Tom West (tommy_boy156@hotmail.com), July 08, 2002.


I was hoping to find an answer to help my son build a go-cart but I can see that a lot of idiots use the internet! Hope you get a good answer!

-- dana (maddog13@easystreet.com), July 09, 2002.

I saw some nice go carts at wall mart. And garbage picking for lawn mowers is free.

-- susan (drinkforflo@juno.com), July 11, 2002.

I wish people would actually answer alex's question and not be little children.

Thanks, Art

-- Art (artwaterman@hotmail.com), July 12, 2002.


Does anyone got a good site with some tips on how to build your own go-cart?

Please help me!!!

//Krille

-- (cool_krille_85@hotmail.com), July 18, 2002.


Why don't all you little homos go bed down with each other. All snug like queers in a rug, you bunch of fucking homo pansies!

-- Bill Bogarty (billbogart731@hotmail.com), August 16, 2002.

I have complete gocart plans and welding layouts for those that need a clue. If you want the gocart building instructions just email me.

-- brandon austin bradley (tupac4_26@msn.com), August 24, 2002.

you can not turn a lawnmower engine into a go cart engine but I have a engine that is for a gocart that I would sell to you for fifty dollars.

-- Garnet Miller (gm@mindspring.com), September 05, 2002.

i want you to shove it up your ass

-- anthony morgan (antmoj@email.com), September 28, 2002.

im sorry i thought you were someone else

-- anthony morgan (antmoj@email.com), September 28, 2002.

you take F**KEN moter and put it on a frame

-- f**ker (moss@aol.com), September 29, 2002.

I think Art is ga#y

-- bob bob bob (alexisnever@hotmail.com), October 02, 2002.

hey everyone could u please send me plans for that lawnmower go cart thing i really need them asap so send me the plans please im not done yet them fucks who have nothing better to do with there lives then to insult people on the net must be either fat gay or ugly especially if they know where to put the crankshaft to pleasure themselves at a poor attempt of anal. anyway to them fags just fuck off and leave the kart lovers and builders alone. send me plans please

-- Hugh Jhass pronounced hu jass (orange_taipan@hotmail.com), October 03, 2002.

i am with doctor proctor, stick that crankshaft in ur ass and the start the engine. if ur a pussy, a little bit of lubrication will stop u from cryin. who knows, maybe ur dad will want a turn too you motha fuckin fag. with hugs and kisses, your mom

-- Jason Viernes (gocartenthusiast@hotmail.com), October 06, 2002.

You can NOT use a lawn mower engin for it! plans?

Free Plans for go kart http://gokart.sadik.net

-- who cares (jt@jfif.com), October 10, 2002.


Fuck you ass hole

-- (sam@hotmail.com), October 12, 2002.

take the rotatot splint and attach it to the crankshaft. after that get yourself a 5.5 horse power hp 170cc engine and attach tha to the axle to give yourself tons of power. when you are finished if u want to soup it up by a dual gauge 9 litre xo5 cylinder turbo drive and also get a hyped up 250 watt speaker with super autodrive on your cart. I have aut drive on my one seat cart and it works amazingly. If you have enough money buy a 250cc 15 hp engine with auto drive xp. I heard it was amazing also try to make the model lighter to increase speeds. Work with your cart and buy many extra things just like auto drive I show off with my cart so after this iI hope you can too (these parts will all come to about 12000 dollars mine was 11643 dolars and i have fun with it everyday. BYE

-- tibby jones (tibbytib@tibby.net/uk), October 12, 2002.

Thanks for the advice mr tibby, it was really helpful. Keep in touch.

-- Jones Wyatson (jonewayte@hotmail.com), October 13, 2002.

A good source of info is on http:\\www.northerntool.com They have everything you will need for a go-kart from engines to brake and gas pedals. The old lawn mower engine will not work. You need a side shaft engine like on a tiller or an edger. Any engine will do as long as it is a 2.5 hp to about an 8 hp for beginners. Have fun...

-- rey martinez (reynoldm_99@yahoo.com), October 16, 2002.

get a old hemi engine and strip it down till u have the bare nacceties that kicks ass

-- SATAN (bozo@aol.com), October 21, 2002.

instead of building a go-cart BUY ONE!!

-- chester pester (kerzy23@aol.com), November 15, 2002.

MY GO-CART SUX-IT ONLY GOES 156 MPH

-- CHESTER (MEA HAVEA BIGA PENISA THAN YOUA@aol.com), November 15, 2002.

I have a go-kart on a 5hp lawn mower Briggs&Stratton engine that does 30 mph.

-- d. (someone@hotmail.com), November 19, 2002.

oh yeah.... they sell racing go-karts here for 35,000 (5,000-6,000 US)

They do about 120 mph I hear. I'd love to take yo momma for a ride on the one with the hemi though....

-- d. (someone@hotmail.com), November 19, 2002.


you could go to a junk yard to get a frame and then put your lawn mower engine on it

-- mark higgins (markgx01@yahoo.com), November 23, 2002.

I love your answer. That was the best one. Thank you very muck.

-- alex (alexisnever@hotmail.com), November 23, 2002.

um u can first stick your dick in the motor...then if u add some lubricant and slide it in and out it starts the engine....do this for a while then slide into your mom...it feels good

-- FUCK U ALEX (HUGE_DICK@aol.com), November 24, 2002.

i need to know how to build a go cart and what peices i need. me and my friend would be very thankful if you told us how.

thankyou: from alex and mike

-- alex (survial_man31@hatmail.com), November 30, 2002.


i would also like to know how i could build a go cart out of a lawn motor. i have tryed turning it side ways and it does not work. if anyone could help me out and send some plans or other peoples emails who have helped you it would be great. hope you can help joe

-- joe (gonnzy@hotmail.com), December 05, 2002.

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-- owy8v o3vydslav fs (www@asswipekillers.com), January 05, 2003.

Hi Alex, I am fortunate enough to live near our county landfill. This is where I find all the right stuff to build go carts and minibikes for my kids. Look for an edger or tiller engine; they have the horizontal or"side shaft" you will need to have the proper allignment of the clutch sproket with the wheel sproket. If you can't find an old go cart frame, you can look for the old riding mowers that were chain-driven. Strip it down, including the engine, which will be the kind you already have, which is the wrong drive shaft configuration. You will have the frame with wheels, sproket, chain, steering, and seat. Mount the edger engine above the axle sproket and you are then ready to buy a centrifigal clutch from Northern Hydralics, in their catalog. You will need to know the diameter of the drive shaft on your engine when ordering. This idea is the next best thing to finding an old cart frame. If you decide to try this, keep in mind that the riding mower frame will sit higher than a cart. It will be more like a car or dune buggy and could tip easier than a cart on sharp turns. Let me know how you do. I really enjoy this, and my kids have lots of fun stuff to ride.

-- Carl Young (CBYoungnCo@aol.com), January 22, 2003.

Hey fuck stick you can't use a lawnmoer engine in a go cart. But what you can do is get about 1 feet of rope and get a horse and tigh 1 end to the horse and 1 end to the cart and have him pull you. that wayt the rope is short enough so you can stand on the front of the cart and fuck the hores while your riding it. by the way your welcome for the advise.

-- Pat mygroin (live23@yahoo.com), January 24, 2003.

First of all, all you stupid computer nerds in your mummas basment who are writing all this gay shit, go away and keep fucking your 2 fathers. I read all of the answers on here and the second or third guy who makes stuff for kids is the most logical and pratical. I have made a go cart type buggy with a lawn mower engine twice and i can get upto about 60 mph on the road at full throttle (keeping in mind this was my 40 kg little brother driving). I modified the fuel intake, carby and fuel tank so the engine could still run on its side. If anyone wants to know how just add me to your msn. I am currently trying to make a homemade turbocharger for the lawn mower engine which is a briggs and stratton series 220. If any one has attempted this or any other forced air mods or any other mods onto a small engine before i would really like to know. Thanks

-- Billy Bob Thorton (durst_17@hotmail.com), February 27, 2003.

G day Another way which i forgot to mention before to adapt a mower engine is a pulley system. There is alot of obvious disadvantages of this such as slipage which results in alot of decreased power. V pulleys is what you want and you will need alot of belts because they will not last very long. As i said just before about the engine on its side, it is not a very pratical idea alot of machining and expense equipment was used to modify the cylinder and other aspects of the engine to get it working on the side. After about 60 hrs of heavy work on the motor it was working on its side but with alot of floors. Fuel Efficency was down and i lost alot of top end power and there were alot of packing up in the middle of the day to go home and fix it. And i mean alot. If you are really devoted have alot of spare time and money you could get the motor running on its side despite wat cock sniffer pat mygroin said up there. There are other ways to get the engine to provide power horizontily when it is driving verticly. Other than the v pulleys these options are very expense and time consuming. The only other option i would really consider doing is getting a gear box out of a ride on lawn mower. This is really time consuming and if you dont happen to have a broken down ride on it can become expensive. There are more ways which i belive is a waste of time because for the amount of money and time spent perfecting these contraptions you would be able to buy an old dirt bike engine fit it and have it going and it would be a hell of alot faster and in the long run cheaper and less time consuming. Any Questions Advice Complaints from genuine people add me to msn not email because i ill not get it.

-- Billy Bob Thorton (durst_17@hotmail.com), February 27, 2003.

all these answers suck they dont help at all so go fuck off with your self or your gay friends and your dad

-- jack mehoff (wave123@hotmail.com), March 17, 2003.

mount the engine on the back of the cart the put a pulley on it an on on the axel and put the belt round both of them so it sort of half twists.If you turn the engine on its side you may find it hard to put petrol in it

-- Tom Hill (madperson2@hotmail.com), March 23, 2003.

hey everyone could u please send me plans for that lawnmower go cart thing i really need them asap so send me the plans because i have an old lawn mower engine

-- Matthew Dominick (Dolphinz@clear.net), March 27, 2003.

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-- Nunya (MYRIONNUMBER3@aol.com), April 06, 2003.

ur all gay fags my lawnmower can beat u all

-- josh s (matchbox20022003@yahoo.com), April 06, 2003.

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-- jojojojojojojojojojoj (yourmom@agayplace.com), April 08, 2003.

I'm a gay retard

-- alex dawson (alexisnever@hotmail.com), April 28, 2003.

oh yeah, this site is so bad, i learned nothing from it... and u cant fuck a damn engine, it dosent work...its so god damn painful...

-- mapooce mells (usob@yourmom.com), April 28, 2003.

anyone who thinks one could turn an engine on its side and expect it to run as it's supposed to is a moron. Anyone with any sort of mechanical inclination at all could tell you that. You need a horizontal shaft engine from a snowblower, rotortiller, etc.

-- Ian Gile (midnightcowboy248@msn.com), May 18, 2003.

sorry got a hangover carnt be f**ked to answer you

-- si (simon476@hotmail.com), May 18, 2003.

i dont have a f**king clue that is why i is askinf you so tell me oh alifi if you see this (((((hello))))) !"$%^&*(()_+{}:@~<>?[];'#,./

-- alex mote (the_leprocorn@hotmail.com), May 19, 2003.

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-- alex mote (the_leprocorn@hotmail.com), May 19, 2003.

i met this fuckin hot prostitute the other day who said she charges by the inch, i cant afford her but shed be a cheap fuck for you faggs

-- david (darby_5@hotmail.com), May 20, 2003.

ok i got 2 questions..............

1. What would happen if i put mixed gas into a 4 stroke engine??

2. Is it possible to take an engine apart and mess with gears and shit to make it horizontal

-- Brent Mills (i_r_brent@hotmail.com), May 21, 2003.


1st of all the guy who cant afford to pay by the inch, must b poor. secondly i know how to make the best go-cart for cheap. step 1.buy a sheep 2.stick it up ur ass 3.forget the sheep 4.get a brain 5.and never, never b as gay as that guy who cant afford to pay the stripper. cos he is the gayest out of all of u

-- mario hernandez (chickenismynamepluckingismygame@hotmail.com), May 26, 2003.

first of all you should use a mouse instead of a sheep... runs round inside you much better and lives longer.. trust me ;) and second you have to attach wheels to your feet so that you can move easier when you ignite the extra methane, produced by the mouse in your ass, out of your ass.. this is called external combustion.. roller skates work best.. or i found they did :) gl in your mousing travels

-- chicken licken (chickenismynamefuckingthemismygame@hotmail.com), May 26, 2003.

I HATE ALL OF YOU PEOPLE

-- (DINGO@HOTMAIL.COM), May 26, 2003.

my 4 wheeler will kick your stupid go cart anyday.

also what type of lawn mower if it is a rideon just switch the sparkpluges and and it will go faster

-- justin griffith (jfdksja@aol.com), June 05, 2003.


i think that you could probly gwt the stuff to buld a lawn mower engine go cart at lowe's i have seen book about that kind of stuff i think that some of this stuff on here is trash and about that 4wheeler crap!! that is almost to the bottom well whomever said that maybe other people that want to build a go car t arent as GREEDY AS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :( good luck alex if you find anything i hope that you are happy :)

-- mariah brown (karatekid@ilovejesus.net), June 07, 2003.

This site is full of a bunch of fags who write stuff to be cool and they are the ones that can go f**k each other, and there is nothing wrong with being gay you bunch of pussy,s. Art is right, if you are not talking about go-carts then get the hell off this site.

-- t fo sheeze (tfosheeze@aol.com), June 12, 2003.

There's no fuckin way you can run a mower engine horizontal. You would have to remount the gas tank sideways and find a different way to run your oil in the motor sideways. Big shity ass mess I tried it. Here's a tip for you buy an old rototiller and use its motor. Go to princess auto buy a cintrifical clutch and put in on you go cart ya tard.

-- Dill Do Pussy (poop@hotmail.com), June 18, 2003.

Pirates are better that nijas.

-- Bob Bill (fotocio@yahoo.com), June 20, 2003.

im trying to convert a lawnmower into a go-kart but i was qonderign if anyone knows where i can get cheap parts from? if anyone knows please e-mail them to me. thx.

-- yeah right!!! (acejas15@hotmail.com), June 22, 2003.

ur all gay so shut da fuck up u gay fanny dick lickin ass wankin nob rots so fuck u all !!!!!!!!!!!!11

-- Daniel bryan (daniel_bryan101@hotmail.com), June 25, 2003.

IF U WANT TO NOW HOW TO MAKE A GO KART USING A LAWNMOWER ENGINE VISIT http://www.csn.ul.ie/~steviewdr/drive/drive.htm

-- Tyler (Terminater12345@comcast.net), June 25, 2003.

my lawn mower is better than a frekin go kart.

-- jonny (jonny@paquettes.com), June 28, 2003.

thanks to the guy who contributed http://www.csn.ul.ie/~steviewdr/drive/drive.htm this is a good way to find out what options u have...

-- Sam (dreama_007@hotmail.com), June 29, 2003.

my go cart will fucking kick your go carts ass dude i"ve got a racing cart that has a 5 horse power briggs and straton but it is bored and has racing piston and is converted over to alchohol oh yeah it would woop your ass.

-- (mrmogan(@hotmail.com), July 05, 2003.

You stupid ass motherfuckers go suck your grandpas dick.last time i tried one of these ideas I blew my dick off.Where do u come up with these fuckednuts ideas. Your all a bunch of nopeters and dont suck back on your grandpas old medicine ha doin the booz.dombshits you cant use a damn motorcycle engine for a go cart.no just bullshitten ya but really you can suck grandpas dick and any fucker who crazie enough to put a motorcycle engine in a go cart is fucken mamas dildo.

-- Larry Udelhoven (Uheart@ttc-cmc.net), July 09, 2003.

it is impossible to move around gears in the motor because that would not change the spot of the output of the shaft. The simpelest souloution would be to simply use a tiller motor. then all you would need to do is put a large sprocket from a motorcycle etc. going from the horsontal shaft of the motor and put a small sprocket on the driveshaft being used and a chain between the 2.

-- rob ert (maximum360@hotmail.com), July 09, 2003.

p.s to all the fags trying to be cool this is not a chat room and if you would like to try anything mentioned by you guys go ahead (likely allrerady done) all this site is trying to do is help a person make a gocart that is possibly for his son. if you dont have somthing usefull go give your own damn grandpa a blow job

-- ro b (maximum360@hotmail.com), July 09, 2003.

U wassup u assholes asct like ur so cool trying to swear and tell people to give blowjbs to their grandpa's, well get a life u fuckers.

-- james (hottieman34@msn.com), July 10, 2003.

Well Guys... If you really want to use a lawnmower engine, you will need to use a gearbox and a centrifugal(?) clutch, or use a small transmission from a small dirtbike :) Anyways, I am working on a gocart right now, and the hoser who said you cant use a dirtbike engine (50-100cc)is a moron, it is the best practical application, and is very simple to implement, plus you will also have a transmission to change gears, and small motorcycle parts are pretty easy to come by (try finding new pistons for a 1970 lawnmower).

Well, I probably wont visit this site again due to there being no useful information here, and no moderation of illicit messages. -Peace

-- Registered User (maincontrolroom@hotmail.com), July 13, 2003.


hey my name is rick im builing a go-cart and im useing a old tecumeshe 3.5 moter it is from an old push lawn mower it has a up and down shaft if you realy want to make it work get a clutch with a a pully drive system on it and weld a pully on to the rear axel make sure it is farly tight with a pully system you can bend the belt so it turns the rear tires it worked for me and it diddnt cost anything cause knowone like those engins you cant do shit with them except for cutting grass untill now

-- rick thorne (www.rickthorne126@hotmail.com), July 19, 2003.

hey guyz, i like rebecca and she iz finer than ure dumb lil lawn mowin machines. LOL

-- Zachary Boyer (tozornottoz@msn.com), July 21, 2003.

never mind rebeca is a fuckin fag ugly bitch i hate her she ruined my life

-- zack boyer (tozornottoz@msn.com), July 21, 2003.

how do you make something to steer the go kart?

-- robbie (robbie_baseball_21@hotmail.com), July 28, 2003.

I got a Skidoo 700 engine on my go cart and I could whoop yous! you have to put lead on the front though otherwise you'll never be able to set the front end down. Cyaz all lata

-- (MXracer@yahoo.com), July 29, 2003.

Get a old snoblower or genarator and those would work alot easier. For a chassis just use 1 inch square tubing works like a charm. 5hp to 7hp for maximum perfomournce cleaned up

-- Ryan (ryan_s586@yahoo.com), July 29, 2003.

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-- fuck ur mo ((f**k u @asshole .com)), July 31, 2003.

heres what ya do. Get a bunch of metal tubing and weld a basket and then throw the engine in it and put the driveshaft on the ground. if your lucky u should be ab le to ride around on it until it snaps off and your left on your ass in a pile of metal tubing babahawhahabwbaorHR&AJ(RY&@!

-- Dingus McGee (fatty@fatass.com), August 06, 2003.

Hi , if you want to build a go kart you need to make up your mind what type you want . Do you want a racing kart , off road kart or just a engine powered go kart!.

Here are some tips :

1) You need to get an engine

2) Get 4 wheels

3) Get steel for the Frame

4) Get other things like seat belts , a seat , steering wheel etc

5) Plan your go kart on paper or on the computer

6) Take your time when making your go kart the more time you take the less change you have off making a mistake.

7) The frame is very important . If you make a good strong frame then you can keep it for a long time and change the engine and wheels if you want to.

8) I would recommend that you do not use wood or pvc . Wood will spilt , crack break etc. Pvc is too weak. You should use square steel tubing or round steel bar and weld it together. Aluminum could be used but you need an aluminium welder cause you can not use a normal welder.

9) Remember safety is very important so you should put seat belts on your go kart and/or a roll cage .

10) Always make sure you test the brakes steering and engine on your kart .

11) Look at pictures off go karts and copy the designs you see .

12) If you have a vertical lawnmower engine ( the drive shaft comes out the bottom) you need to convert it to run the correct way.

all you need are 2 V-pulleys and a belt ! . However this is a simple set - up and the belt can slip can cause a power loss and the heat generated by the pulleys means the belt may not last long . This is only one way to do it there are more ways.

13) If you have a vertical drive 4 -stroke engine DO NOT TURN IT ON ITS SIDE BECAUSE IT WILL SEIZE UP AND RUIN YOUR ENGINE!

I hope this helps someone out there! If you want more advice or if you want to find out something then please e-mail me and I will see if I can help you .

-- Iain 106 (iain106@mail.com), August 09, 2003.


For Sale ----------- (1) One Go kart frame minus motor and sproket For Sale------------ (1) one runing Go kart with kawasaki 5 hp motor Also have Mini Bikes (4) big and small

-- It's me (slkv@dnc.net), August 15, 2003.

Runing Go Kart is a (2) seater Frame has everything you need execept Motor,Sprocket,Clutch and chain For a price I can supply all of these things.

-- Me again (slkv@dnc.net), August 15, 2003.

I want to build a push cart 4 my 4yr old son. I'll need step by step instruction. Please no dick heads answers.

-- Lisa (loanzone@clear.net.nz), August 16, 2003.

You people are all crack heads and cant figure out how to do your own projects with your own ideas. Go and figure all of this stuff out by yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

-- Scary Lumps (lumpsof@yahoo.com), August 17, 2003.

i have herpes and i finger my bum hole. also the lemons taste like leprechauns feet. watch out or i will eat your toe nails with my 20 cent peice stuck in my lower praying mantis. JAPAN 4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- fag bag (matty_danger_dunn@hotmail.com), August 17, 2003.

I FOUND A PLAN TO MAKE VERTICAL SHAFT ENGINES WORK ON GO KARTS!! SO ALL OF YOU GUYS THAT ARE TOO COOL TO USE VERTICAL SHAFT ENGINES CAN SEE HOW IT WORKS! NOW DON'T FLOOD ME WITH EMAILS, I FOUND THE INFO AND IT IS UP TO YOU TO USE YOUR BRAIN "OR SOMEONE ELSES" , AND MAKE THAT VERTICAL SHAFT CART YOU HAVE BEEN WANTING! IF YOU HAVE A PROBLEM OPENING THIS LINK, JUST COPY AND PASTE IT TO YOUR BROWSER. YOU WILL ADOBE ACROBAT READER TO VIEW THIS PDF. http://www.gokartdirect.com/tech/vertical_shaft_belt.pdf

-- robert "the cheater" black (habitat74@hotmail.com), August 18, 2003.

For good kart plans check out Diy Den

http://home.wol.co.za/~20338526/

-- Don (donno@wol.co.za), August 22, 2003.


You cant do it unless you make a gear system. BUT THE ENGINE CANNOT BE MOUNTED SIDEWAYS. My friend and his dad tried it and gas leaked out of it, almost cought on fire, the fuel won't reach the carb, and oil will not lube the piston. DO NOT MOUNT IT SIDEWAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Ryan (splitpunk182@ameritech.net), August 25, 2003.

You must be an idiot if you nearly caught your self on fire. It will take too much time to figuer out how to mount the larn mower enegin right side up. Firsts thing first is to take the gas can off and mount IT right side up. You are such and asshole if you left the gas can on it's side with the enegin. To figure out how to fix the oil problem iit even easer. The oil dosen't even had a oil can it's just a rubber tube so you can mount that the same way like the gas can. Now before you do anything else you have to take the plate the would hold the blade on the lawn mower. DO NOT take the drive shaft or the gear plate. I say this because the plate that holds the blade can be a pain in the ass to get offand you might think to start taking it apart but don't. I used a crowbar and a hammer to get it off. Once you get it off you have to choices to chose for the acelaration, chain or belt. Both are nice but the both have a weakness and one is easer. The belt works on a pully system. it has one pully on the mother it self and the other on the to the back drive shaft. the proble is that if you dont get a good wide blet it will break easy. The cant is with gears like a bike. But it's a pain to mount them and if you dont mount them just right it can come off or break. If it breaks it can tie around the lawn mower drive shaft and mess it up bad. Also the gears might break and could posbley hurt you so go with the belt system it's easer and safer. More info will be on the way.

-- Kevin Pierce (Monsoonkiller@aol.com), August 30, 2003.

mmm socks

-- easy peasy japaneasy (iatehim@bob.com), August 31, 2003.

did anyone go to the link i sent? it shows in full detail how the drive train is supposed to look when you are using a lawn mower engine. i also have full color real life pics of someone elses rig! if anyone wants to see them, email me.

-- robert (habitat74@hotmail.com), September 01, 2003.

i really need a reply!my new hobbie is messing with motors and building new things.i have a motor bike (made it with a cain saw) and a mini go kart (all custom!made it by scrap)and i have a lown mower ingon,what can i build with it.!e-mail me! my e-mail is freaksk8erking@aol.com

-- matt (freaksk8erking@aol.com), September 04, 2003.

hey if you get any plans send them to me at nharriso35@hotmail.com thanx

-- nick harrison (nharriso35@hotmail.com), September 27, 2003.

I WAS DOING ABOUT 180 FREEWAY WITH MY GOKART AND I DONT KNOW WHAT THE HELL!!!!!!! HAPPEND BUT MY ENGINE JUST CAUGHT ON FIRE !!!!!!! I RECKON WE ALMOST HIT A s.u.v ONE OF THEM BIG ASS TRUCKS. aND PLUS MY ASS COUGHT ON FIRE. I WAS SHAKING MY ASS ON THE HIGHWAY TRYING TO GET IT OFF. pLEASE HELP MY BUTTY HAS A SEVERE BURN AND ITS BLACK NOW MMMKAY!!!!!!THANKS MMMMMKAY!!!!!!!

-- IVANA HUMPALOT (TRUCKING63@AOL.COM), September 27, 2003.

Well you smart ass who the Hell would get on the freeway with a gocart POOR BABY HE CANT AFFORD A REAL CAR!!!! I'M SUPRISED YOU COULD EVEN AFFORD TO GET A GOkART!! OR DID YOUR DADDY BUY IT. AND FOR ALEX USE YOUR STUPID HEAD OR ASK MOMMY FOR HELP

-- JUAN GARCIA (MORRO209@HOTMAIL.COM), October 10, 2003.

Why would you want to build a gocart out of a riding lawnmower? Just take off the cutting Deck and switch the pullies and take off the governor you will have a pretty fast go Mower without the hassel of a frame and all the welding crap.

-- Mike ----- (msgnike@hotmail.com), October 15, 2003.

I need to know how to make a go-cart. Isn't that great?

-- Crud For Brains Jr. (Bla@aol.com), October 19, 2003.

you cant put a fukin lawn mower engine on a godam go kart. In a lawnmower engine the oil is on the bottom and the same for a gokart engine but when you flip the lawnmower engine around its not causing the engine to break down very quickly when u use it. oil always has to be at the bottom to suck it up.

-- joe hef (joehef1@aol.com), October 22, 2003.

I mean it will cause the engine to break down quicker.

-- joe hef (joehef1@aol.com), October 22, 2003.

You all are fucking pathetic! Fucking hell, you want to build a Go- cart? try getting a fucking life you sad cunts, I never been on a board with so meny acne-ridden virgins who sit at home all day wanking over porn. The only date you losers can get is with girls whos names end with .JPG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!

-- inwinter (yo_moma@aaaaaaaaa.com), November 18, 2003.

wot the fuck are you doin on this site then you must have searched somthing to do with go carts. At least we don't write gay little comments on forums. You sound like a pre pubic 13 year old whos never got anything from a girl and tries to take it out on other people

-- Tom Hill (madperson2@hotmail.com), November 18, 2003.

first you get a bum hole, and turn it on! hahahahahahaah vroom vroom.

PS watch out you dont use moter oil OUCH!!!

-- bum hole (e_english@hotmail.com), March 08, 2004.


My lawn mower has a built 350 chevy motor on, bolted to a 4 speed tranny with granny gear. its one mean mower man

-- billy boy thorton (bobrose@hotmail.com), April 27, 2004.

go to www.mhsengineering.com

-- Sif (you@lkjd.com), April 28, 2004.

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-- JESUS H. CHRIST (IHATEJESUS@ILOVEJESUS.NET), May 03, 2004.

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