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    G'day all, The last Big 3 items that brought...

    G'day all,

    The last Big 3 items that brought me to the decision to walk away when it is so close are.
    The sunroof supplied with the car doesn't fit. The hole is too big. To get this sunroof to...
  2. Thread: Bonnet fitting

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    my simple solution

    Utilising the holes the original owner made
    https://i.vgy.me/Dwy6kL.jpg

    I have made a simple plate with rivnut to effectively make a simple bonnet hinge
    https://i.vgy.me/voYwxL.jpg

    To attach...
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    nice work you are getting on with. I don't think...

    nice work you are getting on with. I don't think a lot of people appreciate how long what appears to be a simple task actually takes in reality. There is a youtube channel, Bad Obsession Motor sport,...
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    enjoy the show peoples, I wont be able to attend...

    enjoy the show peoples, I wont be able to attend due to taking daughter to a West End Kids performance

    For those that do not know of West End Kids, here is their latest offering, my daughter is...
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    ok Dirk, I forgive you all ...

    ok Dirk, I forgive you all

    https://i.vgy.me/5IWooC.jpg

    https://i.vgy.me/ajkW1H.jpg

    https://i.vgy.me/Tj7wml.jpg

    this may have helped.
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    Thanks but no thanks. KISS is the best approach,...

    Thanks but no thanks. KISS is the best approach, and that is what I have or did none of you see the video.
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    Well actually, with the amount of time the motor...

    Well actually, with the amount of time the motor is running you could throw more volts into an actuator to speed them up.:argue:
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    Thanks for the offer Dirk but the Hall effect...

    Thanks for the offer Dirk but the Hall effect with a longer bolt is working just fine.

    Yes the roof is smoother than I thought it would be but way to quick for me, I prefer a gentler predicable...
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    152 of your american...

    152 of your american dollars:annoyed::annoyed::annoyed: how many longer bolts can I buy for that.

    Thanks for the thought though.
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    Nope, still hate hydraulics for this application....

    Nope, still hate hydraulics for this application. way to quick for my liking, will be hard on the hinges and they are made out of thin material that wont stand the test of time.

    No valves or...
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    And with the wheel on I need longer bolts, so I...

    And with the wheel on I need longer bolts, so I made an extension on one of them.

    https://youtu.be/FkYeBv2PZy8

    bushboy
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    So how do you get a digital signal for the...

    So how do you get a digital signal for the digital speedo that is in the Golfkart? On my Eureka I use the bolts on the rear CV joint, but the Golfkart has swing axles with no exposed drive shafts to...
  13. Thread: Bonnet fitting

    by bushboy
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    I am currently at the same point with the...

    I am currently at the same point with the Golfkart. I have a cunning plan for his & I will post the results when it is done. Just waiting on a few components, but if the thought in my head ends up as...
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    :banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::b...

    :banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::banana:
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    its abit scary when you sit in it and bring it...

    its abit scary when you sit in it and bring it down, hope Dave doesn't scare easily
  16. Good to see that SG are making you a new...

    Good to see that SG are making you a new flywheel.

    Fuel tank brackets are a nice touch. They would be stronger if the holes were flared out

    Keep plugging away.

    Bushboy
  17. Thread: My New Nova

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    Lucky boy enjoy it

    Lucky boy enjoy it
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    Roof is on, goes up and down

    The golfkart finally has 4 wheel on it, the wheels or on the ground and the roof has been attached.

    And it goes up & down with the touch of the remote button.

    https://youtu.be/Fq_IStwOc-g
    ...
  19. ditto

    ditto
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    Yes I think you are correct, that was my...

    Yes I think you are correct, that was my thoughts. When I had the heads off the barrels didn't look very good and there was a lot of carbon build up on the valve faces

    Bushboy
  21. Steve, You can also get needle roller bearings,...

    Steve,
    You can also get needle roller bearings, in this application they use the flywheel as the outer race & the input shaft as the inner race.

    For example
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    Now I'm asking for VW engine persons their...

    Now I'm asking for VW engine persons their opinions on the condition of this engine.

    https://youtu.be/uFM3xZENiAo

    All header pipes get hot so It is firing on all cylinders.

    Bugger still...
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    You are all wrong, Internal friction makes a...

    You are all wrong, Internal friction makes a difference in any system be it air, hydraulic or water. If not smarties, why, with no load, does the ram with the shortest pipe go up first? Answer me...
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    Another reason I don't like hydraulics, The...

    Another reason I don't like hydraulics, The fluid will take the path of least resistance. The drivers side pipes are almost twice as long as the passenger pipes, so twice the internal resistance....
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    I knew a bloke back in Australia they called...

    I knew a bloke back in Australia they called tripod, I guess he was good at holding a camera still:whistling::whistling::whistling:
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